200 East 8th Ave.
Cheyenne, WY 82001
Phone (307) 777-3952, Fax (307) 637-7352
Dennis Byrne, Administrator (307) 777-3952
Tory Meisel, Flight Operations Manager (307) 777-3955
Christy Yaffa, Planning and Budgeting (307) 777-3956
Cheryl Bean, Engineering (307) 777-3960
Amber Schlabs, Air Service Marketing, (307) 777-4360
Tess Smith, Flight Scheduling (307) 777-3951
WYDOT Aeronautics Division personnel work in conjunction with members of the Aeronautics Commission to support aviation and publicly owned airports in the state.
The Airports section administers federal- and state-aid funds for public use airports and plays a role in design of airport construction and maintenance projects. The section also facilitates safety inspection efforts at all public and some private airports.
The Airports section is comprised of the Planning & Budgeting, Engineering and Air Service programs. Click here for a monthly update of all Airport Section programs.
Planning and Budgeting Program
The WYDOT Aeronautics Planning & Budgeting Program initiates, compiles and monitors activities of the Aeronautics Commission; initiates, develops, monitors and maintains statewide airport capital improvement projects; maintains, releases and approves grants and loans; and insures each Wyoming airport maintains approved long range planning and environmental documents for sustainable airport facilities throughout the state.
Engineering ProgramThe WYDOT Aeronautics Engineering Program works with airports and their consultants on maintenance and construction projects, and assists with securing equipment. Additionally, special projects including the Mountain AWOS Project are under this program.
Air Service ProgramThe WYDOT Aeronautics Air Service Program oversees various tasks dedicated to the improvement and promotion of air service in the state. This program manages the Legislative Air Service Enhancement Program, the Wyoming Aeronautics Commission Air Show and Fly-In Program, oversees marketing projects through the Capital Improvement Program and oversees the statewide "Fly Wyoming" campaign.
The Flight Operations section is responsible for state-owned aircraft, providing flight services for the Governor and other state personnel on state business. See Flight Operations Program for more information.