Five Airport Commissioners are appointed by the Dubuque's City Council for terms of four years to operate and manage the airport. An Airport Manager, hired by the Airport Commission, handles the daily operations. The Airport currently has three standing taskforces to assist the Airport Manager in the areas of air service development, advertising, and general aviation.
To provide quality, viable, competitive airport services and facilities while promoting sustainable economic development within the region.
To have and exercise the powers to manage, control, and operate the Dubuque Regional Airport of the City, except that such Commission shall not have the power to sell such Airport.