Sep 17, 2018
Candace S. McGraw
Chief Executive Officer, Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport
Airport Council International-North: https://www.aci-na.org/
Candace McGraw was appointed Chief Executive Officer of the Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport (CVG) in July, 2011. Since joining CVG, Ms. McGraw has focused on positioning the airport for the future by completing a 2035 Master Plan Study; attracting both domestic and international low cost air carriers; consolidating operations into a renovated terminal facility; and diversifying revenues through targeted cargo, land and concessions improvements.
Since becoming CEO, landing fee expenses paid by carriers have been reduced by 50%; local passenger growth has increased by 63%; CVG’s annual economic impact has grown 22%; and approximately 250 acres of land have been developed for commercial and non-aviation use. CVG will also become the home to Amazon’s new Prime Air Cargo hub and is currently home to the North American superhub for DHL—its second largest global operation.
Ms. McGraw is proud to lead a team that has been recognized as the Best Regional Airport in North America for seven of the last eight consecutive years. CVG was also recognized as the World’s Best Airport serving 5-10 million passengers by Sky Trax World Airport Awards. Ms. McGraw is also proud to serve as chair of Airports Council International-North.
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