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SAN Is Looking for a New President & CEO

With the retirement of accomplished President & CEO, Thella F. Bowens, San Diego International Airport (SAN) has begun the search for its next President & CEO. If you are a senior level executive with a demonstrated track record of delivering results, read on!

To thrive as President & CEO, you must be a prudent manager and an inspiring leader. Key to your success will be a continuous focus on an enhanced customer experience, an appreciation for the role of a public agency as a steward of community assets, and a relentless drive for results. Working collaboratively with key stakeholders and a highly engaged staff, you will drive the organization’s development and guide it towards continued long-term success.

If this is you, then let’s get started. Download Position Specifications >

Working at SAN

We pride ourselves on a culture of teamwork, diversity and excellence. What will you bring to the team?

Teams & Roles

From monitoring the curb to negotiating contracts, the Airport Authority offers a variety of rewarding career options.


Juggling a career and personal life can be challenging, we are committed to making both easier with a competitive compensation and rewards package.

Interns & Veterans

Looking to discover a career in the Airport industry or transition from the military to civilian work? Explore our intern & veteran programs.