Airport Authority Board

Authority to govern the operation of the Des Moines International Airport.


General Requirements

GENDER BALANCE REQUIRED - The authority is governed by a 5 member board made up of residents of the city. The Mayor shall nominate members of the board for appointment by the council. Appointments will be for terms of four years; except that, of the initial board, two members chosen by lot will be appointed for two year terms. Board members serve at the pleasure of the council and may be reappointed without limit. The city manager, or his or her designee, is an ex officio, nonvoting member of the board.

Professional Requirements

Board members should have expertise in aviation, business, accounting, finance, marketing, engineering, law, real estate development, management or other fields of value to the operation of the airport. Roll Call 11-0244, dated February 14, 2011.Ordinance 14,989, Section 22-53-54 Board appointments.

Membership Term Information

4 years

Term Limits

Term limits do not apply

Term Expiration

June 30

Meeting Information


Meeting Frequency

Monthly - second Tuesday of each month

Meeting Time

9:00 am

Meeting Location

Airport Board Room / Floor Conference Center - Room: 2nd floor
5800 Fleur Drive
Des Moines, Iowa 50321

City Staff

Kevin Foley, 515-256-5100 ; Mary Benson, Board Clerk 515-256-5100