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Board of Aeronautic Commissioners

The Board of Aeronautic Commissioners review issues pertaining to the Lee's Summit Airport. The nine voting members, including one City Council liaison, are appointed by the mayor, with the confirmation of the City Council for four-year terms.


  • Review proposed annual budget for the Lee’s Summit Municipal Airport, submitting recommendations to the City Council.
  • Provide guidance and suggestions to staff on the operation of the airport.
  • Review contracts, agreements, rules, regulations, safety issues, charges and fees pertaining to the operation of the airport.
  • Monitor applicable FAA regulations.
  • Consider other matters deemed appropriate and submit recommendations on issues requested by the City Council.

Established by Ordinance 5004.

Phil Mall, Chairperson
Paula Derks, Vice Chair
Kirk Fletcher
Tom Townsend
Darryl Nelson, MD
James Brady
Joseph Towns
Molly Waller
City Council Liaison: Trish Carlyle

Department Liaison
John Ohrazda, Airport Manager