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Big Growth, Big Plans at Jacksonville Aviation Authority

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Join us this month for an informative update on developments at JAA’s four-airport aviation system, including plans for a third concourse at Jacksonville International Airport to meet record growth of air travelers. Our keynote speaker is JAA Chief Executive Officer Mark VanLoh, who took over the top post in December. Read his full bio below.


Mark D. VanLoh graduated from Minnesota State University with a Bachelor of Science in Aviation Management, Business Management, and Industrial Relations, and a Minor in Economics.

Mark assumed the Chief Executive Officer role of the Jacksonville Aviation Authority in December 2018 and oversees the operation, maintenance, development and marketing of all Authority assets, including its four airports Jacksonville International Airport, Cecil Airport/Spaceport, Jacksonville Executive at Craig Airport and Herlong Recreational Airport.  He provides policy recommendations to the JAA Board of Directors and serves as the primary Authority representative to the community.

Prior to joining the Authority, Mr. VanLoh served as President and CEO of the Tulsa Airports Authority, a three-airport system, and previously was the Director of Aviation for the Kansas City Aviation Department, overseeing a staff of 550.  He began his career with Pan American Airlines after serving in the U. S. Army.

Mr. VanLoh is active in both aviation industry trade associations, Airports Council International and the American Association of Airport Executives (AAAE), and currently serves on the Board of Directors of the International Association of Airport Executives, AAAE’s international group that helps foster airport management in a global economy.