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Pomfrey named Airports Association Professional of the Year

Mel Pomfrey (third from left) received the 2019 Mississippi Airports Association Professional of the Year award. With him are (from left) Tupelo Regional Airport Director Cliff Nash, MAA Vice President Carol Snapp of Pascagoula’s Trent Lott International Airport and MAA President Sam Washington of Greenville Mid-Delta Airport. Pomfrey joined Tupelo Regional Airport in 2017 as Director of Operations.

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Hainsey Named Airports Association Professional of the Year

The Mississippi Airports Association reccently named Michael P. (Mike) Hainsey (left) as its Professional of the Year. Hainsey has been the Executive Director of the Golden Triangle Regional Airport for 12 years. Hainsey is the Chair of the American Association of Airport Executives’ Air Service Committee. He also chaired the Aviation Cooperative Research Program’s Panel on Unmanned Aircraft Systems Operations ...

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Mississippi Airports Association names new board members

At its recent annual conference the Mississippi Airports Association (MAA) elected board members for the 2018-19 term, all of whom have served on the board at previous times. They are Clint Johnson, Executive Director of Cleveland Municipal Airport; Tom Williams, Executive Director of Meridian Regional Airport; Carol Snapp Executive Director of Trent Lott International Airport; Perry Miller, COO of Jackson ...

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Mississippi Airports Association names new board members

Mississippi Airports Association recently elected new board members for the 2017-18 term. The new members are Lee Owen, Executive Director of Mid-Delta Regional Airport in Greenville; Rodney Lincoln, Executive Director of the Starkville-Oktibbeha County Airport; Mike Hainsey, Executive Director of Golden Triangle Regional Airport serving Columbus, Starkville and West Point and Mike Forster, Executive Director of Louisville-Winston County Airport. Elected ...

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Views differ on how friendly skies will be without air control towers

The head of the Mississippi Airports Association insists the federal budget cutting responsible for closing air control towers at five of Mississippi’s regional airports won’t jeopardize flight safety. On the other hand, the Federal Aviation Administration concluded in a 1990 study that the risk of a mid-air collision is three times greater around airports without control towers than around those ...

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