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Airport Executive Director

Airport Executive Director

locationLittle Rock, AR, USA
PublishedPublished: 5/3/2024
ExpiresExpires: 6/2/2024
Leadership / Executive Board
Full Time
5 - 7 Years
More than $200,000 per year

The Executive Director is responsible for overall administration, operation, maintenance and development of Bill and Hillary Clinton National Airport.

Duties & Activities:

  • Act as direct representative of the Airport Commission to the public, press, aviation community, and appropriate government entities.
  • Develop and submit to Airport Commission action plans and policies for both short and long term airport development.
  • Implement and administer policies of the Airport Commission.
  • Assign supervisory responsibilities to subordinates and evaluate performance.
  • Direct and monitor compliance with all applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations.
  • Works with Federal and State Legislators to pass or change legislation that benefits the Airport.
  • Maintains regular and punctual attendance. Works extended hours, outside of regular shift schedule, as required by operational needs.
  • Respond to and assist with Airport emergencies. Perform other duties as assigned.
  • Oversight of entire Organization budget.



  • Bachelors degree in business administration, maintenance management, airport management or engineering.  


  • Six years experience as an airport director or deputy director at a smaller or medium hub commercial service airport. 
  • Extensive knowledge of principles and practices of modern airport management which has been acquired through verifiable work experience and education.


  • A.A.E. or C.M. certification from American Association of Airport Executives desirable. 
  • Pilot’s license desirable.

The salary range for this position is $225,000 - $275,000 with an excellent benefit package. Salary is negotiable for exceptional candidates. For instructions on how to apply, please click here to see the recruitment brochure, or visit the searches tab at

Fields of study

  • Business administration / Management

Required degree level

  • Bachelor Degree

Years of experience

  • 5 - 7 Years

Salary range

  • More than $200,000 per year