Gunnison-Crested Butte Airport has a new manager. Richard Lamport brings over 3-decades of experience to the position. Gunnison County Manager Matthew Birnie says Lamport has extensive experience in commercial airport operations and has spent the past quarter-century working for AvPORTS at various locations across the United States and overseas.
Lamport is originally from Zimbabwe, formerly Rhodesia, and served as a pilot in that nation’s Air Force. Birnie describes Lamport as a hard working, hands-on manager who has a track record of good communication with his employees and the community they serve, and leading by example.