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    Solsvig began work Dec. 30; brings 20 years of experience to CYN

    Andy Solsvig is the new Canyonlands Field Airport director. Courtesy photo

    Grand County Council Administrator Ruth Dillon Monday announced the selection of Andrew “Andy” Solsvig to be the new airport director at Canyonlands Field.

    He began work Dec. 30, having moved here from Colorado where he worked most recently at the Eagle-Vail Airport. “He has already begun building relationships,” said Dillon. “He has around 20 years of experience in planning, marketing, operating and directing airports, including managing airport growth,” said Dillon. She will formally introduce Solsvig to the community at the next regular county council meeting Jan. 7.

    “A big shout-out to Tammy Howland and all airport staff for holding down the fort during this interim transition period,” said Dillon.

    Solsvig in an email sent to more than 30 Grand County and City of Moab officials and media outlets offered more information about himself and said he looks forward to meeting those he already hasn’t after the New Year holiday.

    “In the coming weeks I hope to connect with each of you to learn more about your role in the community and opinion/involvement with the airport,” he said. “I’ll ask about the past, present, and what you would like to see the future of the airport to be in this region.”

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