DIRECTOR - OPERATIONS
Charles Jones’ nearly three decades of experience helps ensure passengers have a safe experience while using the airport. As Director of Operations, Mr. Jones is responsible for overseeing all aspects of airport operations and security.
Jones joined Clinton National Airport in 2009 after serving as Director of Operations for Fort Smith Regional Airport. He has 29 years of military experience in medical readiness, disaster and operational planning. During his graduate course of studies, he completed requirements for a double major in Aviation Safety and Airport Operations Management.
Jones holds a Master of Aeronautical Science and a Bachelor of Science in Professional Aeronautics from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University. He has also earned associates degrees in human resources and allied health. Jones is a Certified Member of the American Association of Airport Executives Accredited Airport Executive Program, and is an active commercial pilot with single and multiengine instrument airplane and rotorcraft helicopter ratings.