Leadership

Paul Meyer

Assistant General Manager, Operations and Transportation

Paul Meyer is the assistant general manager for operations and transportation.  An accredited airport executive, he oversees operations to ensure a safe, efficient environment for more than 107 million passengers and more than 870,000 flight operations annually.

Mr. Meyer’s division comprises airside operations, landside operations, ground transportation, Automated People Mover Systems, and guest relations. He became the interim assistant general manager in April 2012 and began serving in a permanent capacity in January 2013.

He joined the Department of Aviation in November 1993 and has held several key positions in the Aviation operations division, including serving as director of operations, where he was responsible for emergency response; aircraft parking, including cargo and charter aircraft operations; construction coordination; airfield marking, lighting and signage; winter weather operations; FOD (foreign object debris) control; wildlife management; customer service; runway incursion prevention; common-use facilities; and all drivers training programs for movement and non-movement areas.

Mr. Meyer retired from the U.S. Air Force Reserve at the rank of colonel in 2015. He holds a Bachelor of Science in aeronautical studies and a master’s in aviation management from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University. He is a member of the Airports Council International (ACI) World Safety and Technical Standing Committee and the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) Remotely Piloted Aircraft Systems Panel, and he serves as an adviser to the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) Civil Emergency Planning Committee specializing in aviation matters.

A native of Saranac Lake, New York, he is married with two children.