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Airport Authority Commission

The Airport Authority Commission is responsible for developing, constructing, and maintaining the Mt. Vernon Outland Airport.


The Airport Authority Commission consists of five members, serving five-year terms. The appointment of members is divided between the City of Mt. Vernon and the Jefferson County Board. Three members are appointed by the Mayor with the advice of the City Council. Two members are appointed by the Jefferson County Board

For more information on the Airport Authority Commission please visit or call 618-242-7016.


  • 2nd Tuesday of every month

  • Mt. Vernon Outland Airport
    100 Aviation Drive
    Mt. Vernon, IL 62864


Name Position Appointed by Term Ends
Mike Ancona Member Jefferson County 4/30/2025
Carey Lipps Member Jefferson County 4/30/2028
Gary Chesney Member City of Mt. Vernon 4/30/2027
Marty Cox Member City of Mt. Vernon 4/30/2024
Greg Martin Member City of Mt. Vernon 4/30/2026