Matt Coughlin, CM

Airport Director

Mr. Coughlin comes to Pensacola International Airport after a 29 year career in the United States Navy as an aviator and commanding officer. He was Naval Air Station Whiting Field’s base commanding officer from 2011 to 2014. Mr. Coughlin worked as the Assistant Director-Operations at Pensacola International Airport from 2014-2017 before working as the Assistant County Administrator for Escambia County. In 2019, Mr. Coughlin returned to the airport as the Deputy Airport Director and became Airport Director in June of 2020 after the retirement of the previous Director.