Grand Junction Regional Airport  Authority 

 
The seven member board is charged with setting policy and overseeing the operations of Grand Junction Regional Airport. The board ensures compliance with its by-laws, the state of Colorado public airport authority and with FAA regulations.

 

Chairman

Rick Taggart

City Council Representative
Appointed Annually

Vice Chairman

Tom Benton

County Appointed
Term Expires April 2021

Commissioner

Chuck McDaniel

At Large
Term Expires April 2021

Commissioner

Thaddeus Shrader

City appointed
Term Expires June 2021

Commissioner

Erling Brabaek

City appointed
Term Expires July 2021

Commissioner

Clay Tufly

County Appointed
Term Expires April 2019

Commissioner

Ron Velarde

County Appointed
Term Expires April 2020

Interesting Facts

Did you know...

4500000

Pounds of cargo shipped annually

6

Number of non-stop destinations from GJT

16

Average number of flights per day

225504

Passengers flew outbound in 2016

What Our Flyers Say

Small airport at the gateway to Telluride and many of Utah's national park. Easy access parking, reliable flight schedule.

- Stephen LaGuardia