Byron Burkhart is the Assistant Airport Director – Operations & Maintenance at Pensacola International Airport, overseeing multiple departments including security, maintenance, airfield, and airline operations.
Mr. Burkhart joined the team in 2018, bringing over 12 years of experience from his previous role as an Airport Operations Supervisor and SMS Administrator at the Broward County Aviation Department. Additionally, he held the position of Senior Manager of Airside and Safety at Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport.
Mr. Burkhart obtained a Bachelor of Science degree in Professional Aeronautics with a minor in Public Safety & Business from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University and an Associate of Science degree in Airport Operations Management from Broward College. He is a certified professional through the American Association of Airport Executives and an Airport Certified Employee through the American Association of Airport Executives.