Airport Board

The Waterloo Regional Airport (ALO) is a non-hub, primary commercial service airport serving Waterloo-Cedar Falls and a ten-county market area that has a Metropolitan Service Area (MSA) of 162,435. American Airlines provides daily round-trip service to Chicago for connecting flights to over 700 cities worldwide.

Waterloo Regional Airport has an Air Traffic Control Tower (ATCT) and General Aviation (GA) facilities, including hangar rentals and a full-service Fixed Base Operator (FBO), Livingston Aviation.

An Airport Advisory Board consisting of seven members, who are appointed by the Mayor of Waterloo and approved by the Waterloo City Council, oversees the Waterloo Regional Airport. The Airport Board works closely with Airport Administration and recommends policies and actions to the City Council.

The Airport has approximately 110 based aircraft and 25,000 annual aircraft operations.

The Waterloo Regional Airport is supporting the following economic benefits:

  • 533 jobs
  • $14.7 million in annual payroll
  • $64.3 million in annual economic activity or output

The Airport has an annual operating budget of $1,000,000+ and a 5-year capital budget of $22 million. The Airport is self-sufficient (cash basis) and funds its capital projects primarily through Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) grants matched with Passenger Facility Charge (PFC) funds.

The Airport is open from 7 a.m. until at least an hour after the last flight of the day, 7 days a week. The ATCT is open daily from 6 a.m. local – 8:00 p.m. local. Airport operations personnel are on field from 6:00 a.m. – 10:00 p.m. Tours can be scheduled by calling Livingston Aviation.

If you need additional information, you can contact us:
Airport Administration: (319) 291-4483 M-F 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Livingston Aviation: (319) 234-1783

Meet the Board

Meetings are held the 4th Wednesday of the month at Noon at the Waterloo Regional airport.

Scott Voigt, President and CEO of Turn-Key Associates (Airport Board Chair, and Board Representative of Waterloo) – BOARD CHAIR

Gwenne Berry, Assistant to the President & Chief Diversity Officer, University of Northern Iowa (Airport Board Vice Chair and Representative of Waterloo) – BOARD VICE-CHAIR

Dr. Todd Holcomb, President, Hawkeye Community College

  • Dr. Todd Holcomb became Hawkeye Community College’s eighth president on July 1, 2019. Hawkeye is a comprehensive community college serving students in a 10-county region of northeast Iowa. Dr. Holcomb previously served as president of Western Nebraska Community College in Scottsbluff, Nebraska from 2010 to 2019. Prior to becoming president in 2010, he was vice president of student services from 2009 to 2010, which followed a six-year tenure as associate vice president for student affairs at Iowa State University. He also served as an interim director for both ISU Dining and the Department of Residence at Iowa State. Before Iowa State, Dr. Holcomb spent nine years at Miami University in Ohio (1994-2003), serving as associate director and later director of the Office of Residence Life and New Student Programs, interim assistant vice president for student affairs, and associate dean of students for residence life and new student programs. Dr. Holcomb has a Bachelor of Science in Psychology from Truman State University, a Master of Education in Higher Education Administration from Texas Tech University, a Doctor of Education in Higher Education from the University of Georgia–Athens, and a certificate in fundraising management from Indiana University’s School of Philanthropy. A native of Tipton, Iowa, Dr. Holcomb is an active community member in a variety of organizations and his hobbies include bicycling, skiing, and golf.

Katy Susong, President and CEO, Grow Cedar Valley.

David Deeds, Chief Financial Officer, JSA Associates, Airport Board Representative of Waterloo.

Chris Bering, Manager of Planter Engineering, John Deere.

Arlene Humble, Co-Owner, Humble Travel, Cedar Falls, IA.


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