RDM airport director named a ‘Top 40 Under 40’ winner by industry magazine


Redmond Municipal Airport Director Zachary Bass was named a 2021 Top 40 Under 40 winner by Airport Business magazine.

The Top 40 Under 40 showcases the top talent and leading thinkers in the aviation industry who are driving success and innovations for the future.

Bass, a former United States Air Force Officer, has been the Redmond Municipal Airport Director since February of 2016, providing services to more than a million annual commercial airline customers, 113 based aircraft, and over 2600 acres of airport property.

In 2017, he was named ‘Oregon Airport Manager of the Year’ by the Oregon Airport Managers Association.

“The 2021 Top 40 Under 40 are another crop of incredible young leaders cementing a strong future for the aviation industry in North America,” said Joe Petrie, Editorial Director of the Endeavor Aviation Group. “The winners come from a wide variety of backgrounds and serve various facets of the aviation industry and are making differences that will impact how North America travels for years to come.

This is the 10th year of the Top 40 program.


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