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Our Team

Team AVP

Meet the team behind AVP.


The Wilkes-Barre/Scranton International Airport is under the day to day management and direction of the Executive Director who reports directly to the Bi-County Airport Board.

Carl R. Beardsley, Jr.

Executive Director

"It's my passion to ensure that all of our travelers have a great experience at AVP."

Matt Gowat

Assistant Superintendent

"At AVP, we are always looking towards the future. It's all about thinking ahead and keeping our Airport updated for our travelers."

Stephen Mykulyn, P.E.

Director - Engineering

"AVP offers all of the amenities needed to keep travelers comfortable, safe, and provide a stress-free experience. I am proud to be a part of AVP."

Denise A. Price

Assistant Director - Public Safety

"We take safety and security seriously here at AVP, and I am dedicated to ensuring that all policies are followed and enforced."

Eric B. McKitish, Sr.

Director - Marketing, Communications &
Air Service Development

"I love working at AVP because the staff is amazing and there is so much to offer. From first-class amenities to a comforting and stress-free environment, you can't ask for much more!"

William Holeva

Director - Public Safety

Bob Grunza


"AVP is a warm and welcoming place for travelers. We take pride in keeping everyone happy when they travel."

Chris Dalessandro

Director of Finance

Making our community soar.
Bi-County Airport Board

Become an Ambassador

The Airport is looking for volunteers who are at least 16 years of age and are willing to work a minimum of one four-hour shift per week. • Outgoing Personality • Good Communications Skills • Reliable

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