Kevin Meikle

As director of Aviation, Kevin Meikle is the chief executive officer for the aviation system in Fresno, which includes Fresno Yosemite International and Fresno Chandler Executive airports. FAT is a small hub airport served by five domestic and two international airlines. FAT accommodates over 1,500,000 passengers annually and has enjoyed 27% growth since 2010. Chandler is the largest general aviation airport in the central San Joaquin Valley of California and serves as a reliever to FAT. Meikle has served Fresno airports for 15 years. During his tenure with Fresno Airports, $150 million of work has been completed, such as: runways, taxiways, rental car, terminal and international arrival facilities, an ongoing noise mitigation program and numerous sustainability initiatives including a solar farm that provides 74% of the airports energy needs.

Meikle has a Bachelor of Science degree in architecture from Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo, is a licensed architect, and has 35 years of experience in the design and construction industry. He is also an instrument rated pilot and has been flying for 30 years.