Northeast Chapter

Our Purpose

The Northeast Chapter, American Association of Airport Executives (NEC/AAAE) serves to support and develop leaders in the aviation industry through the creation of networking and professional development opportunities that bring added value to our members within an environment of integrity and camaraderie.

The NEC aides in the continuing development of the American Association of Airport Executives (AAAE) by fostering a greater understanding and knowledge of airport issues among our members.

 

Our History

The Northeast Chapter, American Association of Airport Executives was formed to promote a greater understanding of airport-related leadership, management, and growth opportunities.  The NEC was founded in 1957 at the American Association of Airport Executives conference in Houston, Texas. It was the first regional chapter of the AAAE helping the Association grow with the New England States, New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Delaware, Maryland, and Washington DC. The NEC is comprised of professionals in airport management, vendors, consultants, and suppliers. The NEC’s first semi-annual meeting was in January 1958 in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania.

 

AAAE

The American Association of Airport Executives is the world’s largest professional organization for airport executives. AAAE represents thousands of airport management personnel at some 850 airports and hundreds of companies and organizations that support airports. It provides advocacy, professional training and development, an accreditation program and more services detailed at www.aaae.org