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Washington Aviation Association

WAA & Consortium:

Organized in 1938, the Washington Aviation Association was formalized into a non-profit corporation in 1948 to confront problems of the industry and build a stable and prosperous future. The Association also manages an Anti-Drug & Alcohol Consortium for businesses to be compliant with FAA and DOT drug and alcohol testing compliance.

Jamelle Garcia | WAA Executive Director & consortium program manager
Phone: (253) 939-4273 | Toll free: (888) 329 -1114
Email: click here

PO Box 7146,  Covington, WA 98042


NW Aviation Conference & Career Forum:

For over three decades the WAA has hosted an annual conference & trade show. Hosted the last full weekend of February at the WA State fairgrounds in Puyallup, this event comprises two days of safety seminars and 122,000 sf of displays. The Aviation Career Forum, in it's 9th year, is hosted during the event at the same location.

Rachel Hansen | Event Coordinator
Phone: (360) 427-5599 | Toll free: (866) WAA-SHOW | FAX: (360) 868-2211
Email: click here

PO Box 622, Shelton WA 98584


What our members say

  • Thank you for another amazing event. My wife and I regularly plan our vacations around the February Conference and never stop learning something new!

    Kelly- Arlington, WA
  • The Awards Banquet was a wonderful opportunity to unwind after being on our feet all day. What a great group of people and the oysters were out of this world! Thanks!

    Philip & Sandra - Astoria, OR
  • The Aviation Career Forum was a fantastic addition to the event line-up. We really noticed the difference in the energy and age span on the Trade Show floor SAT & SUN. Thanks!

  • I enjoyed the Idaho Mt. Flying class last year and the Idaho backcountry lodge session this year.