Fort Wayne-Allen County Airport Authority is seeking a Director of Fixed Base Operations to be responsible for delivery of customer and FBO services, to include direct management and P&L responsibility for a world-class FBO at Fort Wayne International Airport – Fort Wayne Aero Center and the general aviation FBO at Smith Field Airport – Smith Field Aero Center. Includes oversight of all aspects of the FBOs including customer relations, line operations, fuel sales, hangar leasing, new business development, quality control, human resources, and environmental and safety compliance. The successful candidate will have a bachelor’s degree with 3 years of relevant experience or 5-10 years of related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Also required is a minimum of five years’ experience at an airport that includes fueling commercial air carrier (cargo & passenger) aircraft.
Bachelor’s degree with 3 years of relevant experience or
Five (5) to ten (10) years of related experience and/or training; or
Equivalent combination of education and experience.
Minimum of five years’ experience at an airport that includes fueling commercial air carrier (cargo & passenger) aircraft.
Additional Salary Information: The salary range for the Director of Fixed Base Operations is $75,468 - $120,749, with an excellent benefit package, including relocation benefits.
About Fort Wayne - Allen County Airport Authority
Fort Wayne International Airport (FWA) and Smith Field (SMD) are owned and operated by the Fort Wayne-Allen County Airport Authority (Authority). The Authority is responsible for the day-to-day operations and long term planning for both airports. It is governed by a 6-member Board of Directors, comprised of 3 members appointed by the Mayor of Ft. Wayne and 3 members appointed by the Commissioners of Allen County.
FWA has Allegiant, American, Delta, and United serving 12 non-stop markets. FWA is also the home of the Indiana Air National Guard 122nd Tactical Fighter Wing and is served by Federal Express, and UPS, and Fort Wayne Aero Center, the Fort Wayne-Allen County Airport Authority's new fixed base operator (FBO). There are 73 full time positions at the Authority. The 2016 operating budget is $17.4 million with a capital budget of $11 million. Over 718,000 passengers utilized FWA in 2015 and the annual airport operations figure was over 36,000.