Student Clubs & Organizations


American Association of Airport Executives (AAAE)

Our AAAE student chapter was recently founded in Spring of 2021. This student chapter focuses on providing members opportunities in networking, internships, and scholarships. Our AAAE student chapter also hosts events throughout the year, to include a number of community outreach. 


National Intercollegiate Flying Association (NIFA)

Our Sky Pirates Flying Team competes in Region X of the National Intercollegiate Flying Association. Our team consists of pilots, air traffic control, and airport administration students who work together to not only compete at Regionals and Nationals but focus on teamwork, networking, and growth development.   


Organization of Black Aerospace Professionals (OBAP)

Founded in 1976, the Organization of Black Aerospace Professionals is a nonprofit organization dedicated to the encouragement and advancement of minorities in all aviation and aerospace careers.The OBAP student chapter at Hampton University is the first Aviation professional orgazniation founded in the Aviation department. Our chapter hosts numerous events, workshops, and professional development on campus and in the community. 


Student Aviation Leadership Team (S.A.L.T.)

The S.A.L.T. team is the leadership team in the Aviation department. This organization was founded in 2018. Members of S.A.L.T. serve as liasions between the Aviation faculty and the Aviation student body to communicate upcoming events, run the social media accounts, and host professional development workshops. S.A.L.T. serves as the umbrella for each of the other Aviation organizations.