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Advisory Committee

Airport Advisory Committee

The Airport is owned and operated by the City of Winter Haven. The Airport Advisory Committee acts in an advisory capacity to aid the City Commission, the City Manager or any department of the City in its respective legislative oversight, regulatory, and/or other prescribed duties relating to the operation of the Airport.

The Airport Advisory Committee consists of five voting members and an alternate. Members are appointed by the City Commission in accordance with a process as determined by the City Commission. All members serve at the discretion of the City Commission.

There are two ex-officio members to the Airport Advisory Committee. They are:

  • Interim Airport Manager: Eric Menger & Mike Moon
  • City Commissioner: Tracy Mercer

The current members of the Airport Advisory Committee are listed below.

  • Chairman: Bruce Lyon
  • Vice-Chairman: Eddie McGuire
  • Member: Tim Hubble
  • Member: Ben Shipps
  • Member: Jeff Donalson
  • Alternate Member: Alan Anderson

Meetings & Minutes

Regular meetings of the Airport Advisory Committee are held on the 4th Thursday of the month at 10:00 a.m., or as scheduled by the committee, at the terminal building located at the Winter Haven Regional Airport, 2073 U.S. Highway 92 West, Winter Haven, Florida 33881.

Regular meetings may be canceled by the chairman. A special meeting may be called at any time by the chairman, the City Manager or designee, or not less than three (3) members who request a special meeting by way of written notice to the chairman.

All meetings, regular or special, shall be duly noted and shall be public public meetings held in full compliance with the Florida’s Government in the Sunshine law and other applicable Florida open meetings laws, and the Airport Advisory Committee shall conduct business only at such duly noticed and open, public meetings.

For more information, contact the Airport Administration
863-298-4551 EXT. 2