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.

Public Notice of Proposed FAA DBE Goal

In accordance with requirements of the U.S. Department of Transportation, Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) as set forth in 49 C.F.R. Part 26, as amended, the Wyoming Department of Transportation (WYDOT), hereby notifies the public that it is recommending the following Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) goal for the applicable construction, professional services, and procurement contracts, beginning August 30, 2023, and ending September 30, 2026. Publice Notice and Methodology documents are below.

Public Notice - FAA Proposed DBE Goal FY 2023 (72.89  KB)
WYDOT FAA DBE Goal Methodology (211.39  KB)

International Aviation Art Contest 2024: "Air Sports for a Peaceful World"

2024-art-contest.jpgThe Wyoming Aeronautics Commission is currently accepting submissions for the 2024 International Aviation Art Contest. Wyoming students, aged 6-17, are invited to participate in the competition themed "Air Sports for a Peaceful World." The contest is sponsored by the National Association of State Aviation Officials to foster interest and encourage youth to pursue aviation, aeronautics engineering, and space.

Submissions for the state contest must be received by Tuesday, January 9, 2024. The top three entries in each age group will be submitted to the national contest in late February. 

Contest submissions, with attached entry forms, may be sent to:
Wyoming Department of Transportation
Aeronautics Commission
5300 Bishop Boulevard
Cheyenne, WY  82009

For more information about the contest, including rules and submission requirements, please see the 2024 Young Artists Brochure.

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

Bruce Witt, Flight Operations Program – (307) 777-3955

A.J. Schutzman, Planning and Programming Program – (307) 777-3972

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

Mariah Johnson, Air Service Development Program – (307) 777-3975

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