Jesus Saenz, IAP, Named Director of Airports by the City of San Antonio Aviation Department

Jesus Saenz
Jesus Saenz

February 1, 2020

SAN ANTONIO, TX – The City of San Antonio Aviation Department has named Jesus Saenz as Director of Airports for the San Antonio International Airport (SAT) and Stinson Municipal Airport (SSF). In this position, Mr. Saenz will be responsible for planning, directing, managing and overseeing airport operations, air service development, financial, customer experience and property administration, economic development, facilities maintenance, airport security, fire protection and public relations. He will begin his new position February 10.

Mr. Saenz has been with the Houston Airport System for 25 years, holding increasingly responsible leadership positions until he was promoted to Chief Operating Officer in 2016. Mr. Saenz managed all operations, maintenance, safety and security functions for the city’s three airports: George Bush Intercontinental Airport, William P. Hobby Airport and Ellington Airport. He managed and coordinated the preparation of a $300 million annual budget, as well as capital improvement programs. He also previously served as the General Manager of the William P. Hobby Airport.

“I am extremely excited to join the San Antonio team and very impressed by the professionalism, people, and community,” said Mr. Saenz. “I look forward to partnering with local leaders in pursuing airport strategic and capital developments that will increase the spirit of creativity, innovation and service.”

Mr. Saenz holds a bachelor’s degree in Social Sciences from the University of Houston and is accredited as an International Airport Professional (IAP) through the Global ACI-ICAO Airport Management Professional Accreditation Program.

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