Today, U.S. Secretary of Transportation Elaine Chao announced more than $273 million in infrastructure grants for American’s airports, including $9.8 million for Sacramento International Airportto construct an aircraft rescue and firefighting building.
Listen to the iHeart Media interview with the FAA's Administrator of Airports Kirk Shaffer.
Kirk Shaffer, a native of Bay City, Texas, was reappointed by President Donald Trump and Secretary Elaine Chao as Associate Administrator for Airports on December 17, 2018. He served in this role previously between 2007-2009. Kirk has more than 30 years experience as an entrepreneurial airport executive, advocate, and regulator.