REDMOND, OR -- Redmond’s Airport Director has been named 2017 Oregon Airport Manager of the Year. Zach Bass has led the airport since January 2016.
The honor, from the Oregon Airport Management Association (OAMA), is in recognition of a high level of service to the aviation community and the traveling public, as well as improving safety. Bass says the award is a testament to the hard work, dedication and professionalism of all airport employees and stakeholders. At the OAMA annual banquet, Bass said, "Over the past year, the RDM team successfully managed the $18 million construction of the airport's main runway and subsequent three-week closure, construction of a new USFS Central Oregon Interagency Dispatch Center, reconstruction of taxiway Bravo, added a new direct flight to Phoenix and five daily flights to existing destinations, as well as multiple customer service initiatives.