The Governor has relieved John Parrott of his duties as the director of the Ted Stevens International Airport.
The announcement has not been made publicly, but has been sent to key individuals in the state. Must Read Alaska will update this news report when more information is available.
Deputy Commissioner John Binder will take over as Interim Executive Director until the governor and Transportation Commissioner Marc Luiken make a new appointment, according to our sources.
Parrott is well-regarded in the industry and has won many awards for his management of the airport. He was presented the Airport Executive of the Year award by the Northwest Chapter of the American Association of Airport Executives in 2014. Parrott had been with the Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport since 1998, taking over the Airport Manager’s position in 2008.