The City of Springfield and Robertson County jointly own the Springfield / Robertson County Airport. The Springfield / Robertson County Joint Airport Board has jurisdiction over the airport. Members of the Joint Airport Board must be residents of Robertson County and serve without pay, except for mileage and other lawfully approved expenses incurred in carrying out their duties.
The Joint Airport Board consists of 7 members who serve staggered 5-year terms and who are appointed by the Springfield Board of Mayor and Aldermen and the Robertson County Commission. In addition, the Robertson County Mayor, Springfield City Manager and the Executive Director of the Springfield / Robertson County Chamber of Commerce serve as nonvoting ex-officio members.
Joint Airport Board members are appointed with due regard for their fitness to serve by having successful business, professional or public service experience, and knowledge of and practical experience in aeronautics.
The Airport Board will meet the second Wednesday of each month at 8 a.m. The Airport located at 4432 Airport Road will be the location of the meeting. Minutes and Agendas from previous meetings are available.
Henry Ruth, Chairman, Represents City / County Term expires: December 31, 2023
Chris Simpkins, Vice Chairman, Represents City / County Term expires: December 31, 2021
Kirk Johnson, Represents City / County Term expires: December 31, 2022
Glen Roberts, Represents County Term expires: December 31, 2020
Edison Guthrie, Represents County Term expires: December 31, 2021
Lewis Walling, Represents City Term expires: December 31, 2024
Neil Petersen, Represents City Term expires: December 31, 2022
Billy Vogle, Robertson County Mayor
Gina Holt, Springfield City Manager
Jordan Osborne, Executive Director of Robertson County Chamber of Commerce