About NBAA

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About NBAA

Mission Statement

To foster an environment that allows business aviation to thrive in the United States and
around the world.

Statement of Purpose

Founded in 1947 and based in Washington, DC, the National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) is the leading organization for companies that rely on general aviation aircraft to help make their businesses more efficient, productive and successful. The association represents more than 11,000 companies and provides more than 100 products and services to the business aviation community, including the NBAA Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition, the world's largest civil aviation trade show.

  • History


    Since its inception, NBAA has played a critical role in the growth and success of the business aviation industry. Read More.

  • Leadership


    NBAA is led by an 18-member Board of Directors, a team of experienced senior executives and a network of standing committees and Strategic Focus Teams. Read More.

  • Awards

    Aircraft Operating and Ownership Options

    NBAA presents a number of awards each year to recognize important achievements in the aviation community.
    Read More.

  • NBAA Charities

    NBAA Charities

    NBAA Charities provides support for a number of philanthropic organizations that use general aviation airplanes for humanitarian purposes. Read More.

  • Environmental Policy

    Environmental Policy

    NBAA supports reasonable and balanced policies in alignment with the industry’s twin objectives of promoting mobility while minimizing environmental impact. Learn More.

  • Advertising Opportunities

    Advertising Opportunities

    NBAA offers Member Companies and others in the business aviation community a variety of advertising and sponsorship opportunities at events, in publications and more. Learn More.