Fort McMurray Airport Authority Announces New Vice President, Commercial

Fort McMurray, AB – October 30, 2017 – Fort McMurray Airport Authority (FMAA) is pleased to announce that Rod Hunchak has accepted the position of Vice President, Commercial at the Fort McMurray Airport Authority. Mr. Hunchak began his new position October 16, 2017.

“Rod joins the FMAA with more than 20 years of experience in airport management, operation and development. This experience will be a strong asset for the Airport Authority as we continue to look for ways to grow, improve and become Canada’s premiere regional airport,” said RJ Steenstra, President & CEO of the Fort McMurray Airport Authority.

Prior to joining the FMAA, Mr. Hunchak held the positions of General Manager, Development Services and Manager, Commercial Properties with the Calgary Airport Authority (YYC). While in these roles, Mr. Hunchak fostered his passion for the development and operation of airport concessions and tenant facilities, and helped implement the tenant program for the International Terminal Building – a program that accounted for over $50 million in tenant investment in over 100 tenant spaces within the building. His role at YYC also included developing various concession marketing, promotion and advertising programs and facilitating airport land development.

With over 20 years of experience managing, operating and developing airports in Manitoba, Alberta and the Northwest Territories, Mr. Hunchak will play a key role in improving the passenger experience and maximizing non-aeronautical revenue opportunities at YMM.

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About Fort McMurray International Airport

Fort McMurray Airport Authority is a community-based, non-share capital organization that owns and operates Fort McMurray International Airport (YMM). The Fort McMurray International Airport offers non-stop flights to four cities in Canada. The airport is a major economic driver for the region, with an economic output of over $354 million and supporting over 900 jobs. Please visit FlyYMM.com for more information.

Media Contact

Serena Quinn / Communications & Experience Coordinator
Fort McMurray Airport Authority
Serena.Quinn@FlyYMM.com
780 793 7548