Courtney To Become Next Airport Director

Deputy Airport Director Andrew LaGala has been chosen to succeed Mark Courtney as Director of the Lynchburg Regional Airport. On Friday, August 2, Courtney announced his plans to retire effective November 1,
2019. In his position as Deputy Airport Director and Chief Operating Officer, LaGala has worked
closely with Courtney on the Airport’s five-year, $20M Federal, State and City Airport Capital
Improvement Plan and with the $3.2M budget. LaGala is also directly responsible for airport
operations, maintenance, custodial, FAR Part 139 certification and TSA Part 1542 security
functions.