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Currently accepting applications for an Airport Manager!

About Us - The Mason City Municipal Airport has been serving Mason City and the surrounding area since 1927. The Airport employs one Airport Manager and six full and part time employees.

The Airport is designated by the FAA as an Essential Air Service (EAS) airport. Air Choice One currently holds the EAS contract at Mason City and provides daily flights to Chicago, Minneapolis and St. Louis. The airport has two runways. Runway 18-36 is the airport’s primary runway and is 6,501 feet long – 150 wide. Runway 12-30 is the secondary crosswind runway and is 5,502 feet long – 150 wide.  

The City owns three 10 unit Erect A Tube Hangars for individual storage for single aircrafts. All units are currently rented and the airport has a t-hangar waiting list of 13 pilots. There are seven executive private hangars with another currently being constructed.

The airport has a lease agreement with a full service Fixed Base Operator, North Iowa Air Service whom provides full-service fueling, aircraft charter/aircraft management, flight instruction full-service maintenance, aircraft rental, aircraft sales, aircraft storage and much more.

Interesting facts; 

Charles Lindbergh attended the dedication of Mason City’s first airport on August 28, 1927 within three months of his solo Atlantic Ocean crossing.

Ameila Earhart spoke in Mason City October 9, 1933 about her solo Atlantic Ocean Flight and planned Pacific Ocean crossing.

The Iowa Aviation Promotion Group hosted the FLY IOWA 2015 two-day airshow event in July 2015 with several thousand attendees.

To visit the Mason City Municipal Airport webpage click here!

Airport Manager Minimum Requirements -

  • Graduation from an accredited four-year college with a Bachelors degree in Aviation Management, Business Management, Public Administration or closely related field.
  • Three years of progressively responsible airport management experience at a general aviation or commercial service airport.

To view the full Airport Manager job description click here.

Benefits -

  • Starting salary $78,000 annually
  • Paid vacation, sick leave and holidays
  • Life, health and dental insurance for employees and dependents
  • Flex and dependent care benefit plans
  • IPERS retirement benefits and 457b plan

Apply by one of the following methods - 

Applications will be accepted until 4:30pm, October 28th, 2019

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