Southeast Regional Director
Nancy Hewitt has worked in aviation at the Peterborough Airport for 25 years in various roles. Nancy started out as a bookkeeper, administrative assistant for a number of years and was hired by the City of Peterborough in late 2007 as Operations Coordinator which became a contracted position in 2008. During her time as Operations Coordinator, Nancy was part of the team that transformed the Peterborough Airport through the major airport expansion project. This consisted of onsite coordination of contractors and staff, ensuring safe operation of the Airport during major construction.
In 2012, the City of Peterborough hired Nancy as the Airport Administrator, a new position for the City, to assist the Accountable Executive in monitoring safety, strategic planning and assist with capital projects.
Since 2008, the Peterborough Airport has seen incredible growth. Extension of the main runway to 7000 feet, extended taxiways, 2000’ paved crosswind runway additional aprons, new Air Terminal, Operations Center, development of commercial fully serviced lands and addition of general aviation hangar area. Private hangars have increased from under 10 to 27 since 2008, local airport businesses have expanded with new builds as well as the addition of the Seneca College School of Aviation.
Nancy Hewitt has been the Southeastern Regional Director for AMCO since 2011 assisting AMCO in growing the organization to help meet the needs of its members.