Citizens’ Airport Academy

The Sugar Land Regional Airport Academy provides a comprehensive overview of aviation operations and the facility’s important role in the regional economy. Participants learn about the history of Sugar Land Regional Airport (SLRA), the role of the airport in the City’s organization, the scope of airport operations and the economic impact on the region and the benefits provided to Sugar Land.

SLRA is the foremost general reliever airport in the southwest Houston metro sector handling more than 7200 aircraft each month. 
The application period for the Citizens’ Airport Academy will be January 8, 2018 - February 2, 2018.  

Next Class will be Spring 2018

CAA requirements:

  • you must commit to attending the five-week program
  • you must be at least 21-years-old
  • you live within a 5 mile radius of the airport, have a Sugar Land address, in Sugar Land ETJ or a Realtor that specializes in the community
  • you cannot be a City of Sugar Land employee
  • you are not currently holding or running for elected office in any city, school district, state of federal election
  • only 1 applicant per household

This program is provided by the Sugar Land Regional Airport.