May 11, 2023–Chris Curry / Mobile Airport Authority



Thomas “Chris” Curry serves as the President of the Mobile Airport Authority. For the past 5 years, Curry has placed airline recruitment, changing roles of Mobile Regional and Downtown Airports, and expanding business opportunities on the Mobile Aeroplex at the top of his priorities.


Prior to his tenure with MAA, Curry was the Director of Aviation for the City of Tallahassee, where he guided the transition of the airport from a regional to international facility. He also served as Executive Director of the Collier County Airport Authority and Project Manager of Airspace and Procedure Design for the Boeing Company.


Curry began his military career in the United States Air Force in 1982 as an air traffic controller and retired in 2001. During his tenure, he served as manager of air traffic control radar, tower, and airfield management.


A native of Savannah, Georgia, Mr. Curry earned his associate degree in airway science from the Community College of the Air Force, Montgomery, AL. He also earned a bachelor’s degree from Embry Riddle Aeronautical University in professional aeronautics.

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