The Northwest Arkansas Regional Airport operates with an administrative staff, maintenance, fire and police departments. The estimated 50 full- and part-time employees enjoy an interesting and eventful place to work.  No two days at the airport are ever the same. Couple this dynamic environment with a full range of benefits for full-time staff members, and you see why XNA is a great place to work! With that in mind, from time to time, employment opportunities become available.  It should be noted that due to volume and currency, resumes and employment applications are not kept on file. Only when there is an opening should an application be submitted for review. When a position is open at XNA, simply – Application For Employment(PDF).  Submit an application only if a position has been advertised and is open. Volunteer Program While XNA owns and operates the airport, the tenants (such as air carriers, rental car agencies, food service, news/gift and others) all interview and hire their own employees. The Northwest Arkansas Regional Airport is an equal opportunity employer. If you are interested in employment with the airlines, the process begins online at their individual websites.  Once on their website, click on their ‘Careers’ button for further information.  If you are interested in employment with TSA as a Transportation Safety Officer, go to USAJobs.org for employment/application information.  Applications for The Paradies Shops may be obtained at the airport at one of the gift shops or restaurants.


Valet Parking Attendant

Republic parking has a valet parking attendant position available at the airport. You may apply in person at the republic parking booth in the parking lot, or call 479-205-1119.

Assistant Director of Finance and Properties

Northwest Arkansas Regional Airport, a growing commercial service airport in beautiful Northwest AR, is seeking candidates for Assistant Director of Finance and Properties.

The position responsibilities include: planning, organizing, and coordinating the accounting, finance, insurance and audit functions in accordance with detailed accounting policy and procedures in the maintenance of financial records. This includes airline lease compliance of rates and charges, capital improvement program budgeting, airport operations budgeting, and budgetary control. Assists with bond/debt compliance, properties function, parking finances, the Passenger Facility Charge (PFC) revenue program and PFC collections, payroll functions, airport accounts payable and accounts receivable. Ensures compliance with federal, state, and local laws and regulations, and procedures concerning administrative and financial activities of the airport. Person will schedule and initiate regularly reoccurring tasks and respond to special projects, inquiries and requests, and schedule preparation for audits. Supervision will be provided by the Director of Finance and Properties.

Education and Experience: The qualified candidate will possess a bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with a degree in accounting, finance, business administration, or a related field and will have a minimum of 3-5 years of progressively responsible experience at commercial service airports. A graduate degree, AAE certification or the ability to attain is desirable. Work experience in aviation may be substituted for the years of education on a year-for-year basis. The ideal candidate will demonstrate knowledge in the following areas: Accounting, budgeting, capital improvement budgeting, financial planning, contracts, concessions, complex problem solving, establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with airlines, concessionaires, and employees. Person must be able to pass a drug screen, security background check and a State of Arkansas drivers licenses to be considered for employment.

The Airport offers competitive wages and a full benefits package.

An application may be obtained through the Administration Office at One Airport Blvd., Suite 100, Bentonville, AR, or download a copy from our website at www.flyxna.com. You may fax the application to ATTN: Terry Franklin at 479-205-1001. An application must be filled out to be considered for employment. EOE