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Airport Management
Roger Johnson, Deputy Executive Director of Airports Development 

Mr. Roger A. Johnson is Deputy Executive Director of Los Angeles World Airports (LAWA), a department of the City of Los Angeles. In this position, Mr. Johnson is the Program Director for the Airports Development Group and is responsible for the $6-8 billion modernization of Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) and oversees all major construction projects at LA/Ontario International Airport and Van Nuys Airport.

Mr. Johnson brings more than 30 years of experience in environmental management, civil and environmental engineering, planning, construction, and construction management. Mr. Johnson has been with LAWA since 2006, and also served an earlier stint with LAWA from 2000-2003 as Deputy Executive Director for Technology and Environmental Affairs. Prior to being responsible for one of the largest public sector transportation projects ever underway, Mr. Johnson was the program manager for the LAX Master Plan Environmental Impact Study/Environmental Impact Report, developed LAWA’s sustainability program and directed the activities of the Engineering, Planning, Environmental, Regional Transportation, and Information Technology Divisions.

Mr. Johnson’s other professional experience includes serving as the Vice President and Technical Services Manager for Camp Dresser & McKee (CDM) Inc, an international consulting firm with over $1 billion in annual revenue. During his 17 years with CDM, he was responsible for management of the Aviation, Planning and Environmental Services Division and provided technical oversight, staffing, and project delivery support for various aviation projects. Mr. Johnson was also responsible for marketing and business development, staffing, employee development and division profit and loss, and personally managed engineering, planning and environmental projects for over 150 airports across the United States, Europe, and Asia including Los Angeles World Airports, San Diego International Airport, Phoenix Sky Harbor International, Atlanta Hartsfield International Airport, New York John F. Kennedy International Airport, Newark International Airport, and Denver International Airport.

Mr. Johnson graduated from California State Polytechnic University, Pomona with a Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering.

Roger Johnson
Roger Johnson
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