Mike Karsseboom

Vice President, Airports
(705) 917-1547

Mike has over 42 years’ experience in the aviation industry. He started his career with the Canadian Airforce as a radar operator within NORAD. After 8 years as part of NORAD Mike reclassified to Air Traffic Controller and attended the Transport Canada Training Institute. Upon graduation he was assigned to Goose Bay, Labrador and subsequently to Edmonton Alberta.

 After his release from the forces Mike obtained the position of Chief Dispatcher at Bombardier at the Downsview airport. Shortly after the Airport Manager retired and Mike was assigned responsibility for the operation of the airport as Chief of Airport Operations.

 After serving over 11 years with Bombardier an opportunity presented itself and Mike moved to the Greater Toronto Airports Authority, where he worked for more than 7 years in several senior management positions. He then moved to Toronto’s Billy Bishop airport where we worked for more than 5 years.

 In 2020 Mike accepted the position of Managing Director of the North Peace Regional Airport in Fort St John, BC. Where he remained until his recent retirement.

 Mike is an Accredited Airport Executive and Vice-Chair of IAAE-Canada. He is a director on board of the RCAC and served three terms as President of AMCO.