“ACI-NA’s mission is to advocate policies and provides services that strengthen the ability of airports to serve their passengers, customers, and communities,” said ACI-NA President and CEO Kevin M. Burke. “Jim’s immense experience in aviation management makes him a great addition to our industry leadership. We look forward to working with Jim and the Board to further advance airport priorities.”
“I am thrilled to be appointed to ACI’s Board of Directors, and am honored to serve in this capacity for such a respected industry association,” said Gill. “I look forward to working with such a distinguished team, and adding some of my experience and insight to benefit the aviation industry.”
As the President and CEO for the Gerald R. Ford International Airport Authority, Gill is responsible for directing the day-to-day operations of the airport. Prior to assuming his current duties in January 2017, he was Chief Operating Officer and Chief Financial Officer for the Allegheny County Airport Authority in Pittsburgh, PA. Gill has been an active member of ACI-NA. He most recently served as the At-Large Small Hub representative to the U.S. Policy Council.
The Gerald R. Ford International Airport (GFIA) is the second busiest airport in Michigan. The Airport served over 3.58 million passengers in 2019 and over 9,000 travelers pass through GFIA each day. The Gerald R. Ford International Airport offers nonstop service to 34 major market destinations with more than 140 daily nonstop flights. The Gerald R. Ford International Airport is Gerald R. Ford International Airport Authority 5500 44th Street SE Grand Rapids, MI 49512-4055 ph 616.233.6000 fx 616.233.6025 flyford.org managed and operated by the Gerald R. Ford International Airport Authority. GFIA generates over $3.1 billion in annual economic output throughout West Michigan and employs over 2,000 people. For more information on GFIA visit: www.flyford.org or follow the airport on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter: @FlyGRFord