Scot Servis, Airport Manager & Director of Aviation

Scot Servis joined the City of New Bedford as Airport Manager & Director of Aviation in 2016. He is responsible for the overall direction of Aviation-related business and activities offered by the City of New Bedford. Specific duties include Budget Management, Grant Acquisition, Lease Management, Emergency Response Preparedness, Construction Planning, and ACM Compliance.

In addition to a Private Pilot License, Scot holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Aviation Management from Bridgewater State University. His professional experience spans three decades in the Aviation industry. During that time, Scot has served as a Project Manager and Production Engineer on the Boeing 767 aircraft in Everett, Washington. Following his time at Boeing, he went on to hold several key positions at Boston’s Logan International Airport.

An avid traveler and outdoors man, Scot enjoys visiting foreign countries and camping throughout New England with his wife.  


Michael Crane, Assistant Airport Manager

Michael Crane joined the City of New Bedford as Assistant Airport Manager in 2017. He is responsible for Airport Operations and Records Compliance. Specific duties include Airfield Maintenance Oversight, Airline Development, FBO Relations, Personnel Management, AOA Driver Training, and Airport Marketing Efforts. 

In addition to a Commercial Pilot License, Michael holds a Master’s Degree in Business Administration and a Bachelor’s Degree in Aviation Management from Bridgewater State University. Prior to joining the team, Mr. Crane served as an International Operations and NFL Charter Supervisor at the T.F. Green International Airport in Warwick, RI. He successfully helped manage airside services for several foreign carriers and the New England Patriots’ Boeing 767.

Michael enjoys flying his Piper Cherokee around New England, as well as hiking with his girlfriend and Golden Retriever, Daisy 


Paul Barton, Chairman

VACANT, Vice-Chairman

Carlos DaCunha

Dr. Russell Olson

William Gushue

Gary Correia

The Five Member Airport Commission is responsible for long-term growth of the Airport through strategic initiatives and community outreach.