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.


Mechanic Position


Northwest Arkansas Regional Airport, located in Benton County, Arkansas is seeking candidates for a skilled mechanic.  The job function requires maintenance and repair of gasoline and diesel driven equipment in accordance with standard trade practices.  The position may also perform routine maintenance work in the physical maintenance of airport buildings, property, and physical plant and associated equipment, and includes the operation of a variety of light and heavy equipment.  Verifiable mechanic experience with light and heavy vehicles is required.  The Airport offers competitive wages and a full benefits program.  An application for employment is required.  For an application or additional information, contact:  Steve Keith, 1 Airport Blvd, Ste. 100, Bentonville, AR 72712, 479-205-1000, Fax 479-205-1001, email steve.keith@flyxna.com. The Northwest Arkansas Regional Airport is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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Assistant Airport Director

Northwest Arkansas Regional Airport, located in Benton County, Arkansas is looking for an Assistant Airport Director.  The Assistant Airport Director of Northwest Arkansas Regional Airport, under the direction of the Airport Director, will be responsible for supporting and achieving the mission and the overall goals of the Airport Authority by ensuring that the objectives of the department are attained.  Responsible for directly supervising assigned personnel and directly responsible for assisting the Airport Director in carrying out assignments of the Authority.

The ideal candidate will have good written and verbal communication and math skills, good supervisory, planning and managerial skills, 3-5 years’ experience in airport operations at a FAR Part 139 airport, a Bachelor’s degree in Aviation Management, Public Administration, Business Administration, or related field, and knowledge of emergency planning, airport operations, Federal Aviation Regulations (including Part 139 and 1542), and budget planning.  Work experience in aviation may be substituted for the years of education on a year-for-year basis, A.A.E preferred.

To learn more about this opportunity, please go to www.flyxna.com for the posting and application (required). The Airport offers competitive wages. The Northwest Arkansas Regional Airport is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Assistant Airport Director

Full Time Accounting Coordinator

Northwest Arkansas Regional Airport, located in Benton Co., AR, is seeking candidates for F/T Accounting Coordinator.

The position responsibilities include: accounting work in accordance with detailed accounting policy and procedures in the maintenance of financial records. Work requires the use of ten key, calculator, computer hardware and software, typewriter, printers, and related office equipment. 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 Dir. of Finance and Properties.

Requirements include: High School Diploma, College Accounting or equivalent experience, knowledge of Governmental accounting methods, ability to reconcile accounting records, excellent communication skills, Microsoft Office Products/Fully Integrated Accounting Software and ability to pass security background check.

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. EOE

Accounting Coordinator