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Naples Airport Authority Receives Government Experience Award

Naples Airport Authority Receives Government Experience Award

Naples, Fla. – September 20, 2023 – The Center for Digital Government (CDG) has awarded the Naples Airport Authority (NAA), with a 2023 Government Experience Project Award, recognizing its achievement for creating an automated paging system for airport customers.

The program was developed in-house by Anthony Gamboa, Senior Information Systems Manager for the Naples Airport Authority.  By developing the system internally, the airport will save approximately $10,000 per month compared to existing available systems.

“Developing this system internally not only resulted in a financial savings for the NAA, but helps to more seamlessly connect pilots and passengers,” says Byron Gray, NAA Director of FBO Services. “The paging system truly enhances the airport’s goal to deliver an excellent experience to our pilots and passengers.”

The CDG is a national research and advisory institute focused on technology policy and best practices in state and local government. This year’s awards went to states, cities, counties, and special districts which enhanced their digital solutions, making it easier for citizens to do business with their government.

Additional information about the Government Experience Project awards and a full list of winners may be found here.

About Naples Airport

Naples Airport is ideally located within minutes of downtown Naples, the Gulf of Mexico, and I-75, connecting people to the Paradise Coast through an exceptional airport experience. The airport serviced 122,281 annual operations and more than 200,000 passengers last year, while being an engaged, responsive partner to the community. Home to corporate aviation, air charter, car rental, flight schools and critical public services such as fire/rescue, air ambulance services, mosquito control, and the Collier County Sheriff’s Aviation Unit. The airport also prides itself on being the hub of emergency staging during natural disasters, including hurricanes.

All funds used for the airport’s operation, maintenance and improvements are generated from activities at the airport or federal and state grants from aviation-related user fees. The airport receives no local tax dollars. The Florida Department of Transportation values the airport’s annual economic impact on the community at more than $781 million.

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Additional Info

Media Contact : Zachary Burch- (239) 643-0733

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Source : Center for Digital Government

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