Melissa Osborn, Fairbanks International Airport Operations Officer, Earns Prestigious Certification
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: May 17, 2010
(FAIRBANKS, Alaska) — Fairbanks International Airport announces that Melissa Osborn, Airport Operations Officer, successfully completed the Airport Certified Employee (ACE) program for operations personnel. Melissa is the first and only Fairbanks International Airport (FAI) employee to have ever successfully attained ACE certification.
ACE Operations is a comprehensive certification program sponsored by the American Association of Airport Executives (AAAE). Geared toward public use airports such as FAI, ACE teaches Federal Aviation Administration Part 139 curriculum designed to educate and challenge airport personnel with airfield operations responsibilities.Certification requires successful passage of a grueling 100 question written final exam.
“We’re extremely proud of Melissa for her dedication and hard work in attaining this certification. It’s very impressive,” noted Jesse VanderZanden, C.M., airport manager. “It demonstrates our level of commitment to safety and professionalism in serving the traveling public.”