Media Relations

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Since 1939, AOPA has protected the freedom to fly for thousands of pilots, aircraft owners and aviation enthusiasts. As the world’s largest aviation organization, AOPA is a valuable resource for any journalist covering aviation. AOPA has representatives based in its Frederick, MD., headquarters, in Washington, D.C. and seven regions across the United States. AOPA provides services that include advocacy at the federal, state, and local levels, as well as pilot legal, finance and insurance services, flight planning products, safety programs and award-winning media products. AOPA’s media relations team can connect reporters with in-house experts on a variety of aviation topics.

Media Contact

Joe Kildea 

Director of Media Relations


Media Main #

421 Aviation Way, Frederick, Maryland 21701

Phone: (301) 695-2000 | Fax: (301) 695-2375