members and attendees to the annual Association of California
Airports (ACA) conference are aware, Michael A. Shutt was a large
contributor to ACA for many years. His passion for the growth of
general aviation and development of California Airports was evident
in his selfless support to the association. Mike
was an influential aviation consultant for more than 35 years. Those
that had the opportunity to interact with Mike knew him as a
gentleman and gifted professional who helped shape the airport
consulting industry that exists today.
The board has recognized Mike’s years of participation and passion
and will honor his contributions by presenting a Michael A. Shutt
Award each year at the ACA conference. Anyone can
nominate an individual or organization for the award. Nominations
for the annual award will be received by the Michael A. Shutt review
panel who will evaluate all of the nominees against the evaluation
criteria and make a selection for the award. The award will be
presented at the annual ACA Conference.
Please click on the link below and remember
nominations are due by August 3rd, 2017.
Email your completed nominations to