The City of Portland Appoints Mark Covey as Airport Maintenance Manager
March 1, 2022
PORTLAND, ME – The City of Portland has named Mark Covey as Airport Maintenance Manager. In this role, Mr. Covey will manage and oversee all aspects of the Airport Maintenance department for Portland International Jetport (PWM). He will begin his position on March 7, 2022.
Mr. Covey has spent the last eight years at Truckee Tahoe Airport in California where he immersed himself in learning everything he could about airports, operations, flying and the aviation industry. He worked his way up from a technician position to Maintenance Manager, gaining valuable experience in the execution of the airport’s snow and ice control plan.
“I am elated to join Portland International Jetport to lead the exceptional airfield maintenance team at this vibrant and growing airport,” said Mr. Covey. “As a native New Englander, it is exciting to return to the region after 17 years in California and eight years at the Truckee Tahoe Airport. As an instrument-rated commercial pilot, I also look forward to becoming a leader in the Portland aviation community.”
Mr. Covey earned an instrument rated commercial pilot license and is a Certified Member (C.M.) of the American Association of Airport Executives.