Baton Rouge Airport Finally Has Permanent Director

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It's been a long road to this happening, but the Baton Rouge Metropolitan Airport finally has a new permanent leader. 

The East Baton Rouge Metro Council opted last night to hire Mike Edwards as Director of Aviation, a post he's been holding on an interim basis. WBRZ News 2 reports Edwards has more than a decade of airport management experience.

He says he looks forward to developing BTR as "an engine for economic development."

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