Friday, October 11, 2013

Morgantown Municipal Airport (KMGW) Director Leaving

 The Director of the Morgantown Municipal Airport is resigning according to Morgantown City Manager Jeff Mikorski.

Michael Clow's last day as director will be October 15, and his resignation will be effective as of October 30.

Several enhancements were completed at the Airport under Clow's leadership. Working with the Airport's engineering consultant to provide an update to the Airport Master Plan, giving a clear direction for future development at the Airport and imporvements to the airfield such as the conversion of old Runway 5-23 to a taxiway.

He believes his greatest contribution was the recruiting of Silver Airways to assume the air service for the greater Morgantown region, when Pinnacle Airlines declared bankruptcy in the summer of 2012.

In the interim, Jackie Marhefka will administrate and supervise under th guidance of Assitant Ctiy Manager of Operations, Co. Glen Kelly.

"Mike is a nice guy so I hope he finds happiness and success in his next position," said Mikorski. "I want to review the organizational structure of the airport before I make any decision on hiring a director for the Airport. We are in good hands with Jackie Marhefka dn Glen Kelly for the interim."

"We have enjoyed our time in Morgantown," said Clow. "However, the time has come for me to pursue other opportunities.


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