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 Citizens’ Airport Academy is coming soon.  At this time, the application period is to be determined.  Please check back for later updates.

Next Class will be Spring 2018

Click here for application - now closed.
Once on the Sugar Land Volunteer website-
If you are an existing Sugar Land Volunteer, please log into your account in the upper right side. Once logged in click on the "Get Involved" tab on the top of the page and complete the application.

If you are a new volunteer, highlight the "Get Involved" tab located at the top of the page and select the Citizen's Airport Academy Application and complete it.

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.