Gordon named new CDOT Aeronautics Division Director

David Gordon, manager of the Ft.Collins/Loveland Municipal Airport, has been named Colorado Department of Transportation CDOT) Aeronautics Division Director. His appointment is effective April 9, 2010.

Gordon has worked in the aviation sector for the past 35 years. He served for 24 years as manager of the Jefferson County Airport in Broomfield, and since 2002 has been manager at the Loveland/Ft. Collins airport.

Gordon is very familiar with the CDOT Division of Aeronautics and its many programs. He was appointed by Colorado Governor Roy Romer to the Colorado Aeronautical Board, which oversees the CDOT Aeronautics Division, where he served from 1996-1999. He was a founding director and served on the Board of Directors of the Colorado Airport Operators Association.

In his new position…

Gordon will manage seven CDOT staff members who work directly with Colorado public-use airports as well as Colorado and national aviation associations to help improve aviation safety and operations.

Photo: L-R: Taken at the Colorado Pilots Association (CPA) Board of Directors meeting recently in Denver are former CO Aeronautical Board (CAB) member and AOPA Regional Representative, Bill Hamilton; CAB member, Joe Thibodeau; CPA president, Bob Kinney; new CO Aeronautics Director, Dave Gordon; and CAB member, Dennis Heap. (Photo by Walt Barbo)