Red Deer Airport has new CEO

Pilot with business experience takes over

A new Red Deer Airport CEO, who bring 25 years of aviation and business experience with him, has been hired.

Graham Ingham replaces RJ Steenstra who took on a position with the Fort McMurray Airport Authority.

The Red Deer Regional Airport Authority board of directors said in a statement that Ingham was selected as the new Chief Executive Officer after an executive search, and officially started on Monday.

Ingham has flown a variety of aircraft types including the B727, B737, A320 and A330. He has held a number of senior management positions including Director of Flight Operations, Manager Flight Training and Company Emergency Response Director. He most recently held a senior product management and sales position with FLYHT Aerospace Solutions, an aviation software company based in Calgary.

“We are certainly pleased to bring Graham on board at such a critical time in the airport’s continued development,” says Dave Minhas, Red Deer Regional Airport board chair. “Graham brings a wealth of knowledge and experience in both the aviation and business sector and we are confident he will lead us into the future development of the airport and region.”

“I look forward to working with the local community to ensure the airport grows as an economic driver that will bring both increased economic activity and pride to the Central Alberta region,” Ingham said.

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