Development

Jim Szczesniak, Airport Manager

Jim Szczesniak
Airport Manager
Phone: (907) 266-2529
Fax: (907) 243-0663
jim.szczesniak@alaska.gov

John Johansen

John Johansen
Engineering, Environmental & Planning Manager
Phone: (907) 266-2709
Fax: 243-2622
john.johansen@alaska.gov

Trudy Wassel

Trudy Wassel
Division Operations Manager
Phone: (907) 266-2545
Fax: (907) 243-0663
trudy.wassel@alaska.gov

Airport Development's mission is to stimulate and facilitate aviation related business growth at the Airport and in the business community. Primary targets include Air Service, led by Airport Marketing, land leasing and property management, led by Airport Leasing, passenger terminal concession development and management, also led by Airport Leasing, efficient and effective use of information systems, led by Information Services, and general coordination of business development activities, led by the Development Director.

Business development success is achieved by presenting the Airport as an efficient and friendly environment in which to do business, providing fair and equal access to Airport land and terminals, and generally maximizing capture of market growth by anticipating infrastructure, regulatory and other business requirements.