Welcome to the New York Aviation Management Association (NYAMA)!

Advancing Aviation - Advancing New York!

NYAMA's mission is to promote the viability and business interests of New York State's airports, which are the centerpiece of aviation services and drivers of economic development. Through advocacy, education, communications and business services, NYAMA supports New York's airports and the businesses and communities that rely upon them. 

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September 24 - 26, 2024

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Hotel Room Block Expires August 7th!

The NYAMA conference is rapidly approaching, and we want to remind you of some important dates. The hotel room block expires on August 7th! Reserve your room TODAY to take advantage of the special conference rates.

We are excited for your participation in the diverse lineup of activities and events we have planned. Enjoy thought-provoking Professional Development Sessions, numerous networking opportunities—including a Roof-Top After Hour Party with your colleagues—and choose from activities such as golfing or an Over the Falls Luxury Tour.

Our conference aims to provide a comprehensive and fun experience for all attendees. Secure your spot today and be a part of this exceptional conference that promises to inspire, educate, and empower!

View all conference information and details here!


Elevate your company's brand exposure and reach a highly targeted audience.

Don't miss out on an opportunity to gain valuable exposure. Choose from various sponsorship opportunities on our website for our Fall Conference and select the benefits that best suit your company's needs.

We invite you to seize this exceptional opportunity and become a sponsor of our fall conference. As a sponsor, you will gain exclusive access to industry professionals, thought leaders, and decision-makers, allowing you to share your products, services, and expertise throughout the conference.

View sponsorship opportunities here or contact us today to discuss options and secure your position as a sponsor of our conference.

We look forward to partnering with you!

Phil Brito Memorial Scholarship Fund  

Application Deadline is August 9, 2024

The Phil Brito award was established to recognize airport sponsors and their engineering and consultant teams for outstanding achievement in the execution of an aviation-related planning, design, or construction projects for airports located within the State of New York. This award is named in honor of Mr. Phil Brito, longtime manager of the Federal Aviation Administration’s New York Airports District Office. During his career, Mr. Brito’s tireless efforts contributed greatly to the success of aviation in New York State.

Click here for the Application for the Phil Brito Memorial Scholarship Fund - Due August 9, 2024.


  • Entries must be an airport planning or construction/design project completed within the previous calendar year.

  • The project must benefit an airport or airports located in New York State.

  • The airport and consulting firm must be current members of NYAMA, or join NYAMA at the time they submit their entry.


Planning Project- These projects may include master planning, airport site selection, strategic planning business/financial planning, rates & charges development, or other airport planning work.

Construction Project- These projects may include design and/or construction administration of airport-related civil or structural construction projects.

2024 Fall Conference Registration!

Fall Conference 
September 24 - 26, 2024

ALOFT Downtown Buffalo

NYAMA Membership Conference Pricing:

  • $550 - Full Conference Registration 
  • $375 - Daily Pass 
  • $375- Tuesday Day Pass plus Top of the Falls Reception 
  • $150 - Student Full Conference Registration - or sponsorship to include student fees.

Non-Member Conference Pricing: 
  • $675 - Full Conference Registration 
  • $475 - Daily Pass 
  • $475 - Tuesday Day Pass plus Top of the Falls Reception 

JOIN NYAMA NOW and receive the conference discount on registration!

Click HERE to register for the Fall Conference and Activities!

 2024 NYAMA Memberships

Membership in NYAMA means becoming part of our statewide network of Airport Managers and Aviation Industry Leaders. NYAMA is the only organization in New York State dedicated solely to the needs of the aviation industry; tirelessly advocating for our members throughout the course of the year.  We know that airports are critical to the New York economy; by becoming a member you will among some of the best in the aviation industry!  

2024 NYAMA Membership Application 

2024 membership applications are for new members only, membership renewals, coming soon, can be found in the invoice section of your member only profile