The Aeronautics Division


The Aeronautics Division assists publicly owned state airports with state and federal funding needs, for use in airport improvements, planning and construction. The Division administers these projects from inception through final construction. 

Primary focuses include aviation safety, promotion of air service in the state, and providing flight services for the Governor, as well as other state employees, who are traveling to conduct state business.

Approved Updates to Priority Rating Models and Aeronautics Commission Policy

Updates to the Priority Rating Models for the Airport Improvement Program and the Air Service Enhancement Program, and the Commission Policy Guidelines were approved by the Wyoming Aeronautics Commission at the July 20, 2021 business meeting. The updated documents are ready for review. 

Fly Wyoming Newsletter


The Fly Wyoming Newsletter highlights the importance of aeronautics in Wyoming. Air service in Wyoming supports more than 12,000 jobs and improves the efficiency of 38,000 jobs while generating $1.4 billion in annual economic activity.

The Department of Transportation and its Aeronautics Division is committed to restoring and maintaining rural air service and the jobs and economic impacts it supports in Wyoming.

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Contact Us

Contact The Aeronautics Division...

Aeronautics Division
200 E. 8th Ave.
Cheyenne, WY  82001
(307) 777-3952


Main Divisional Contacts:

Flight Scheduler – (307) 777-3951

Program Management Contact Information:

Brian Olsen, P.E., Administrator – (307) 777-4484

Tory Meisel, Flight Operations Program – (307) 777-3955

Cheryl Bean, P.E., Planning and Programming Program – (307) 777-3960

Phillip Hearn, P.E., Engineering & Construction Program – (307) 777-3914

Shawn Burke, Air Service Development Program – (307) 777-3975

Sheri Taylor, UAS Program – (307) 777-4360