Byron Burkhart graduated from Broward College with an Associate of Science degree in Airport Operations Management. He continued his education at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University earning a Bachelor’s degree in Professional Aeronautics and a minor in Public Safety & Business. Before joining the team at Pensacola International Airport in 2018, Mr. Burkhart worked over 12 years with Broward County Aviation Department as Airport Operations Supervisor and SMS Administrator and 4 years as Sr. Manager Airside and Safety at Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport. As Assistant Airport Director – Operations at PNS, Mr. Burkhart oversees several departments including security, maintenance, airfield, airline operations, among others.