Aviation

Chris Hazen serves as the Assistant Aviation Director of Facilities for Charlotte Douglas International Airport (CLT). In this capacity, Hazen is responsible for the maintenance and operation of the Airport's facilities and grounds. He also oversees vehicle maintenance and housekeeping for the Airport.

Hazen has been employed at CLT since January 2015. Prior to joining the City of Charlotte, he was employed as Deputy Manager for Engineering and Maintenance at Ronald Reagan National Airport (DCA) working for Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority for 11 years.

Hazen retired from the United States Air Force after serving 28 years. His last Air Force assignment was as Base Civil Engineer for Patrick Air Force Base, Florida, which includes Cape Canaveral and the Eastern Missile Test Range. 

Hazen holds a Master of Science in Engineering Management from the Air Force Institute of Technology and a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering from the University of Arizona.

Professional affiliations:
Professional Engineer (PE), Virginia
Certified Member (CM), American Association of Airport Executives (AAAE)​

Chris Hazen, Assistant Aviation Director of Facilities