North Carolina celebrates National Aviation Day

North Carolina is celebrating National Aviation Day all across the state. President Roosevelt established and observed the first National Aviation Day in 1939. The holiday falls on Orville Wright’s birthday.

Aviation-related business contribute more than $52 billion to NC’s economy each year, and supports more than 307,000 jobs accoridng to the North Carolina Department of Transportation.

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