Harnett County Manager Brent Trout announced Natalie Pusser as the new Harnett Regional Jetport Director.
“I am excited to have Natalie Pusser join our team as Jetport Director,” stated Trout. “She works hard at providing great customer service to our pilots and visitors at our Jetport and has performed well as the Manager of Operations during the interim period since the County took over airport operations. Natalie has the passion to take the necessary steps to see this airport continue to improve and grow in the future for Harnett County.”
Pusser has nearly a decade of experience in aviation management. Since 2003, she has held various positions at the Harnett Regional Jetport, serving as the Office Manager, FBO Manager, and most recently, the Operations Manager. Pusser’s responsibilities included coordination of airport projects and airfield use for military trainings, monitoring and reporting security regulations, and overseeing compliance with local, state, and federal airport rules and regulations.
Pusser graduated from Clemson University with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Management.
Pusser is looking forward to her new role with the County. “Having a great team of employees and a loving aviation community makes coming to work a joy,” stated Pusser. “It is an honor to serve the airport in this role and exciting to see how the County plans to grow the airport over the next 5 to 10 years.”
As part of her job duties, Pusser will be responsible for directing the County’s airport operations, monitoring and implementing safety procedures, serving as the liaison for airport projects and grant funding opportunities, promoting economic development and business expansion at the airport, and ensuring Harnett Regional Jetport adheres to county, state, and federal guidelines.
Pusser continued, “Harnett Regional Jetport is an important piece of our County’s viability in economic development, and we are fortunate to have this hidden jewel in our community.”
For more information on the Harnett Regional Jetport, visit harnett.org/airport or call 910-814-2740.