Kingman Airport
& Industrial Park


David French, Executive Director

Starting in January 2006, and responsible for the overall management of the Airport Authority, Dave graduated from William Penn University with a B.A. in Economics. He worked for Verizon in Iowa before accepting a position with Citizens Communications and retired as Vice President of Mohave Wireless in 2004. Dave currently serves as the Chairman of Mission Bank; Chairperson for the Kingman Regional Medical Center and is a Past President of the Airport Authority Board of Directors. Dave earned his pilot's license in 1967.

Brenda Chastain, Director Corporate Administration

Brenda has been with the Airport Authority since 1985 and is responsible for grant preparation and administration, corporate finances and policy administration. She has been recognized by the Arizona Airports Association as Airport Executive of the Year in 1992 and again in 2010.

Robert Riley, Director Economic Development / Operations and Maintenance Supervisor

With a degree in Urban and Regional Planning, Bob has been practicing Economic Development in Arizona since 1980. Originally with the Airport Authority from 1980 to 1988, Bob worked in Prescott, Chandler, Glendale and Bullhead City and returned to Kingman in 2002. He is responsible for marketing and leasing sites within the Airport and Industrial Park and overseeing maintenance activities.

Janie Platt, Administrative Assistant

Janie has been with the Airport Authority since 1990 and is responsible for daily administration functions, reception, scheduling and bookkeeping.