Director of Airports – Mark Kranenburg

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Mark Kranenburg is the Director for the City of Oklahoma City’s Airports Department.  He oversees the management and operations of the city’s three airports:  Will Rogers World Airport, Wiley Post Airport and Clarence E. Page Airport.


Mr. Kranenburg began his civilian career in aviation in 1993 as an Airport Operations Officer at Will Rogers World Airport.  In 1994 he became the General Aviation Manager of Wiley Post and Clarence E. Page Airports, a position he held until 2001.  He then served as the Assistant Director of San Bernardino County’s six general aviation airports and later as the Director of Riverside Airport in Southern California.  Mark returned to Oklahoma City in 2005 to accept the position of Airports Director.

Mr. Kranenburg holds a degree in Aviation Management and is an Accredited Member of the American Association of Airport Executives (AAAE).  He has served on AAAE’s Board of Directors and Policy Review Committee and is a past President and Legislative Chairman for the Oklahoma Airport Operators Association.  Mr. Kranenburg also served as an air traffic controller both in the United States Air Force and the Federal Aviation Administration.

Chair of the Day

Dr. Terry Salmon is President of Computer System Designs, LLC. He received a B.S. Degree in Computer Science from Cameron University, a Masters degree from Oklahoma State University and a Doctor of Education degree in Applied Educational Studies in Aviation and Space Education from Oklahoma State University. He is the author of two publications. He is a Trustee of the Oklahoma Airport Authority, past Chairman of the Oklahoma Center for the Advancement of Science and Technology and serves on the Board of Advisors for the Oklahoma City Chamber of Commerce. He is a member of the Tinker Leadership Council, the Air Traffic Control Association and the Armed Forces Communications and Electronics Association.
He, and wife Iva who is also a fellow Rotarian have a grown daughter.

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