Orlando International Airport Expansion & Operations
Mar 07, 2019
Phil Brown
Orlando International Airport Expansion & Operations

Phil Brown is the Chief Executive Officer of the Greater Orlando Aviation Authority.  As CEO, he is responsible for the operation and management of both Orlando International Airport and Orlando Executive Airport, with an annual budget of over $555 million. Orlando International Airport serves more than 47 million passengers annually, making it the busiest airport in the State of Florida.

During the past 40 years as a business professional, Mr. Brown served in a variety of public and private sector positions.  These positions include a previous stint as Deputy Executive Director – Administration for the Aviation Authority in the early 1990’s as well as County Administrator for Orange County Florida.  For fourteen years, prior to his return to the Aviation Authority, Mr. Brown was employed as a public finance professional. 

Mr. Brown currently serves as Chairman of the AAAE Airport Legislative Alliance (ALA), as a member of the AAAE Policy Review Committee (PRC), and is the immediate past Chairman of the Gateway Airports Council (GAC) and a member of the Board of Directors for US Travel.

Mr. Brown holds a Master’s Degree in Business Administration from the University of Tennessee, and is an Accredited Airport Executive by the American Airport Association of Airport Executives.

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