Siloam Springs Hires New Airport Manager

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After interviewing a number of candidates the city of Siloam Springs chose to hire from within and promote James Nixon as the new airport manager.

Nixon has spent the last year as a dispatcher at the city’s police department, but says his passion is aviation. Nixon earned a Bachelor of Science from Utah Valley University in Aviation Administration. He is also a Federal Aviation Administration licensed pilot.

Nixon will start in the position Sept. 2.

The Airport Manager is responsible for the day to day operations of the airport. Nixon will also oversee daily safety checks and facility upkeep.