Sacramento International Airport (SMF) is seeking a new director of airports to replace John Wheat, who plans to retire effective April 21. Wheat has served as director of airports for SMF since 2013.
During Wheat’s tenure, major changes have come to SMF. Cost per enplanement dropped from $17.61 in 2013 to an estimated $13.55 in 2017. SMF served a record 10.9 million passengers in 2017. The airport also completed several projects, including the installation of a new solar facility in 2017 and a food court remodel.