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.


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

Part Time Communication Center Operator

PART TIME COMMUNICATION CENTER OPERATOR. This part time position consists of work involving security camera monitoring, use of the phone and terminal building paging systems, keeping logs, and other various duties as assigned. An application may be obtained from the Northwest Arkansas Regional Airport Administration office at One Airport Blvd., Suite 100, Bentonville, AR 72712 or download a copy from our website at the top of this page. For more information, email Gilbert.Neil@flyxna.com. (Website: www.flyxna.com) EOE.