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1/17/2014 Member News

Kiker Elected Chair of Airport Board

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE NR 14-02
Contact: Victoria B. Moreland, Department Director/Public Affairs
239-590-4504, Email: vbmoreland@flylcpa.com

KIKER ELECTED CHAIR OF AIRPORT BOARD

FORT MYERS, Fla. (Jan. 14, 2014) – The Lee County Board of Port Commissioners elected Larry Kiker as chair for 2014 during its first meeting on Jan. 13. Brian Hamman was elected as vice chair. The board, composed of the five Lee County commissioners, meets bi-monthly as the Board of Port Commissioners to set policy and direct the operations of Southwest Florida International Airport and Page Field in Fort Myers. The other commissioners include Frank Mann, John E. Manning and Cecil L Pendergrass.
Southwest Florida International Airport served more than 7.3 million passengers in 2012 and is one of the top 50 U.S. airports for passenger traffic. Page Field provides services to corporate, commercial and private aviators and accommodated more than 85,000 aircraft operations in 2012. No ad valorem (property) taxes are used for airport operation or construction and both airports are funded solely with revenue generated from their operations. For more information, please visit www.flylcpa.com or Like Us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/flyRSW.
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