Focus Business, Travel
Running the world’s busiest airport is no mean feat. Southwell, general manager of Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport since May 2014, must balance the sometimes competing interests of airlines, federal inspectors, and airport tenants—all while running a hub where 2,500 planes take off and land every day. ATL, which received a perfect score on its 2015 FAA inspection, is campaigning to attract more businesses like the Porsche HQ to the airport periphery.
Terminal takeover Southwell will soon oversee a $430 million overhaul of the airport’s domestic terminal and concourses.
This article originally appeared in our October 2015 issue.