The City of Dryden has entered into a contract with The Loomex Group, a leading aerospace operation firm to manage the Dryden Regional Airport.
Dryden Regional Airport opened its doors in 1969 and serves the community as a critical piece of infrastructure for life safety, business development, leisure travel and provides a connection to the rest of the world.
The Loomex Group currently operates five other airports in Ontario and Western Canada and provides services to many airports and municipalities across Canada. Their focus is on airport operations, emergency management, safety management and many other municipal services. Dryden and The Loomex Group have enjoyed a long-term partnership with training and emergency exercises.
Key responsibilities for Loomex is to ensure the safe, efficient and effective operations of the airport. Priority projects will include developing business and strategic plans to move the airport forward into the future.
“The airport is an important asset for the community, and we are excited to work with Loomex to carry on and enhance the great work the current management team has conducted” says Roger Nesbitt, CAO of the City of Dryden.
The hand over will take place in December when long time Airport Manager Norm Sanders retires.
“We understand the operations, appreciate the hardworking airport staff, love the community and see great potential in the airport. Our team is excited to hit the ground running” says Trent Gervais, President and CEO of The Loomex Group
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