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Welcome to our News Room. Here you will find out what's going on in Virginia aviation.

  1. 2019 Women Can Fly

    A series of six Women Can Fly events will take place across the Commonwealth of Virginia this year.  Attendance is free but participants are encouraged to preregister.

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  2. 2019 Transportation Day

    Richmond International Airport

    The Virginia Department of Aviation celebrated Transportation Day on Thursday, May 23, 2019. To express our gratitude to our fellow transportation workers at Richmond International Airport, Department of Aviation staff delivered cupcakes to TSA agents and American Airlines staff at the airline terminal as well as Richmond International Airport firefighters.

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  3. 2019 Aviation Art Contest Winners

    The Virginia Department of Aviation is pleased to announce that Rachel Ji of McLean, Virginia, is the Second Place winner in her age group in the United States level of the International Aviation Art Contest. The theme for 2019 was “My Dream to Fly.”

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  4. Great Virginia Aviation Ambassadors Relay

    The Great Virginia Aviation Ambassadors Relay offers pilots the opportunity to fly a leg between two (2) Virginia airports this spring and summer. 

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