News release from the Fort Wayne-Allen County Airport Authority:
Fort Wayne-Allen County Airport Authority Recognized for Excellence in Financial Reporting
(November 18, 2014) – The Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting has been awarded to the Fort Wayne-Allen County Airport Authority by the Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada (GFOA) for its comprehensive annual financial report (CAFR) for the fiscal year ending December 31, 2013. The Certificate of Achievement is the highest form of recognition in the area of governmental accounting and financial reporting, and its attainment represents a significant accomplishment by a government and its management.
“The Airport Authority’s Accounting Department has gone above and beyond once again this year to produce an outstanding comprehensive annual financial report under the leadership of Ronnie C. Portis, Controller,” said Scott Hinderman, Executive Director of Airports. “We are proud to say that this is the twenty-fifth consecutive year they have been recognized by the GFOA for their hard work.”
The Airport Authority’s 2013 CAFR has been judged by an impartial panel to meet the high standards of the program including demonstrating a constructive “spirit of full disclosure” to clearly communicate its financial story and motivate potential users and user groups to read the CAFR.
The GFOA is a nonprofit professional association serving approximately 17,500 government finance professionals with offices in Chicago, IL and Washington, D.C.
About Fort Wayne-Allen County Airport Authority
The Fort Wayne-Allen County Airport Authority (FWACAA) was created in 1985 and is responsible for managing the Fort Wayne International Airport and Smith Field Airport. Since FWACAA’s inception, Fort Wayne International Airport has undergone an aggressive improvement plan which included expansion of the terminal and parking areas, upgrades to the runways, and the creation of an Air Trade Center and Foreign Trade Zone to promote economic development in Northeast Indiana. As a result of FWACAA’s commitment to customer service, Fort Wayne International Airport was recognized by USA Today as one of the friendliest airports in the nation. The Authority is governed by a six-member board appointed by both the Mayor of Fort Wayne and the Allen County Commissioners. For more information about the Fort Wayne-Allen County Airport Authority, visit www.FWAirport.com.