Vice President, Air Traffic Services and Modernization
Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association (AOPA)
Heidi Williams has day-to-day responsible for all policy related to Air Traffic Modernization, Airspace, Air Traffic Control, Aeronautical Information Services, and Aviation Weather Services.
Williams began her career at AOPA as an aviation technical specialist before moving to the government affairs division, where she first focused on airport issues, and later became manager of AOPA’s Air Traffic policy efforts.
In her current capacity, Williams works on issues related to air traffic control modernization as the FAA transitions to a satellite-based system, airspace classification and redesign, special use airspace such as restricted areas and military operating areas, and airspace usage including efforts to integrate unmanned aircraft into the National Airspace System.
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