Wednesday, April 4, 2018

Airport getting new leader

LAKE CHARLES, La. – W. Kevin Melton will be the new executive director of Chennault International Airport Authority later this month. Melton, who retired as a colonel from the Air Force after 24 years of service, joins Chennault from American Airlines, where he was a project manager, facilitating and directing airport terminal and hangar construction projects for national and international sites. Chennault International Airport and its tenants employ some 1,500 persons and account for $300 million in annual economic impact. (Source: KPLC, 04/04/18)