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January 10, 2013

Highlights of Jeff Fegan's career at DFW

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In his nineteen years as chief executive of Dallas/Fort Worth Airport, Jeff Fegan has overseen all of the major developments at North Texas' largest aviation facility.

Here's a few of the airport's accomplishments during his tenure.

-planned, constructed and opened international Terminal D.

-opened the Skylink people mover system, making it easier for passengers to travel between terminals.

-expanded its runway capacity, building a seventh runway (17L, 35R) and extending four runways by an additional 2,000 feet to accommodate larger aircraft.

-doubled the number of international destinations from 24 to 50 while also increasing domestic destinations from 113 to 148

-more than tripled the airport's concession revenues from $15 million to $56 million and doubled parking revenues from $48 million to $110 million.

-developed the rental car center, the international air cargo center, fire training research center and Founders' Plaza.

-negotiated a natural gas contract with Chesapeake Energy that has resulted in over 100 wells drilled at the airport, contributing $300 million in revenues to the airport

-Andrea Ahles

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