Management & Staff

Airport Manager

1616 Airport Circle
Hailey, ID 83333
208.788.4956 x106

The Airport Manager manages and supervises airport personnel, maintains a safe, legal, efficient, profitable operation for the Friedman Memorial Airport. He implements and enforces FAA, FMAA, and applicable City of Hailey and Blaine County policies, ordinances and regulations. He also determines policies, procedures, rules, and regulations for the Airport and its departments. The Airport Manager provides primary staff support to the Friedman Memorial Airport Authority.

Airfield Operations & Emergency Services

1616 Airport Circle
Hailey, ID 83333
208.788.4956 x105

The Airfield Operations & Emergency Services assures compliance with FAA airport certification mandates which govern airports served by commercial air carriers. The FAA conducts an annual inspection to ensure compliance with federal certification requirements. Operations is also responsible for emergency planning and response, including Aircraft Rescue and Fire Fighting (ARFF) services and other safety requirements. Operations also regularly maintains all airport facilities and operations equipment. It seeks to minimize any adverse impact of aircraft noise on the surrounding community through pilot education and other noise abatement programs.

Contracts & Finance Administrator

1616 Airport Circle
Hailey, ID 83333
208.788.4956 x102

The Contracts and Finance Division manages the Airport’s commercial and industrial properties and aviation uses and activities. Its goal is to ensure the Airport’s economic self-sufficiency through full use and occupancy of the Airport’s facilities. It monitors the Airport Property leases for compliance, supervises the Accounting Department and Financial Management functions, and administers several contracts for various facilities at the Airport.

Airport Security

1616 Airport Circle
Hailey, ID 83333
208.788.4956 x104

The Airport Security serves as the airport operator’s 24-hour primary and immediate contact for security related activities and communications with the TSA, FAA, and airport tenants. The Airport Security department also handles the general oversight of airport security functions, including managerial elements, as required to maintain airport security under TSA 4 9 CFR Part 1542. Additional responsibilities include, but are not limited to: Preparation and management of the Airport Security Plan (ASP), daily oversight of security provisions at FMA (SUN), compliance with the security program, maintain and establish professional relationships with Air Carriers, TSA, and local Law Enforcement; the Airport Security Department must retain an extensive level of technical knowledge related to airport security.


Airport Administration Building
1616 Airport Circle
Hailey, ID 83333

Lost & Found
208.788.4956 x101

Operating Hours
Monday-Thursday 8:00am-6:00pm
Closed Fridays

**Please call 208.788.4956 to confirm hours of operation for holiday weeks.

Office Administration

Sue Heaphy
208.788.4956 x100

ARFF / Ops Maintenance

Robert Perry
208.788.4956 x108

ARFF / Ops Training Officer

Greg Beaver
208.788.4956 x161

Airport Operations Specialists

Nick Carnes
208.788.4956 x107

Tyler Peterson
208.788.4956 x107

James Hoover
208.788.4956 x107