Chautauqua County Airport, 3163 Airport Drive in Jamestown.
Members: The Airport Commission is made up of 7 members (5 citizens and 2 Legislators) that are appointed by the County Executive and subject to the approval of the County Legislature. Members serve a two-year term and current members include:
John Churchill December 31, 2017
David Himelein, Chair December 31, 2017
Dr. Gregory Jones December 31, 2017
Mark Odell December 31, 2017
Jerry Park December 31, 2017
Dan Reininga December 31, 2017
John Watkins December 31, 2017
Roles and Responsibilities:
The Chautauqua County Airport Commission was established in 1980. This seven-member commission serves as an advisory board to the County on activities concerning aviation and other related activities. The commission is in charge of: reviewing and making recommendations concerning proposed leases, agreements, concession contracts and other related matters; advising the County Executive and County Legislature on proposed matters relating to the construction, renovation, or demolition of any aviation-related facility owned or operated by the County; submitting proposed rules and regulations governing the use and operations of aviation-related facilities; and serving as a liaison between County government and persons or parties interested in aviation operations and activities.