Virginia Aviation Hall of Fame Spotlight: Gerald Baliles
Former Gov. of VA
In 1986, under Governor Baliles’ leadership, the Virginia General Assembly passed what was until then the largest transportation funding package in Virginia history. It included important funding for airports throughout the Commonwealth. The former governor has led a variety of aviation-related coalitions and special projects. His leadership positively and importantly influenced the future of aviation in the Commonwealth, as well as nationally and internationally.