John Selden confirmed as new Hartsfield-Jackson general manager

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New York airport exec named general manager of Hartsfield-Jackson An airport executive from New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport has been named general manager of Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport. Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms announced John Selden, deputy general manager at New York’s JFK, will take the helm of the Atlanta airport. Seldon began his career in airport management at New York’s Republic Airport and joined JFK in 2008. Pending Atlanta City Council confirmation, Selde

The appointment of the next general manager of Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport, John Selden, has been confirmed by the Atlanta City Council.

The city council approved the appointment of Selden at its meeting Monday, after votes in favor by the council's transportation committee and committee on council.

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John Selden

Selden, who joined the Atlanta airport from a position as deputy general manager of New York's John F. Kennedy International Airport, will be paid a salary of $280,000.

Balram Bheodari, a longtime Atlanta airport deputy general manager, had been serving as interim general manager after airport GM Roosevelt Council was shifted to the role of chief financial officer for the city earlier this year.