Airport Administration

Bangor International Airport is committed to being a vital and indispensable asset to the greater Bangor Region. We're eager to help our community grow and prosper through providing efficient delivery of airport services. If there's anything you feel we can do to help, please let us know.

Airport Director  

Anthony Caruso, JrAnthony P. Caruso, Jr. C.M.

(207) 992-4600

Anthony P. (Tony) Caruso, Jr. holds a B.S. degree in Aviation Science, with a concentration in Airport Management, from Bridgewater State College in Massachusetts. His diverse aviation background includes FBO management, airline operations and airport management. In addition to serving as Assistant Director for 10 years, Mr. Caruso directly oversaw the Airport's FBO, Bangor Aviation Services, which includes ramp services, fueling, aircraft maintenance, ground support maintenance, passenger services and customer services. Mr. Caruso is a FAA licensed Private Pilot and is a Certified Member through the American Association of Airport Executives.

Assistant Airport Director 

James CandersJames Canders
(207) 992-4600

James, returned to Maine to join the BGR team in 2013 after working at airports around the world. After graduating from Daniel Webster College where he earned his B.S. in Aviation Management and A.S. in Flight Operations, James joined the US Army as an Aviation Operations Specialist. After his service to the Army, James worked in several airport operation departments state side before traveling to Baghdad to become the Operations Supervisor/Warehouse Manager at Baghdad International Airport. At BGR, James oversees Airport's FBO, Bangor Aviation Services, which includes ramp services, fueling, aircraft maintenance, ground support maintenance, passenger services and customer services.

Marketing Manager 

Risteen Masters
Risteen H. Bahr

(207) 992-4610

Risteen joined the BGR Team in March 2007. She has worked in the tourism and transportation industry since 1993. She brings a wealth of marketing knowledge and experience to the Airport. Ms. Bahr's prior experience comes from seven years as the Director of Marketing for Bay Ferries, operators of the high speed ferry service from Bar Harbor and Portland. Prior to joining the ferry operation in 1999, she was the Executive Director of the Bar Harbor Chamber of Commerce for 6 ½ years. A Maine native and graduate of the University of Maine in Orono, she is the past Chairman of DownEast & Acadia Regional Tourism and is active in many other tourism related organizations including the Maine Tourism Association, the Greater Bangor CVB, The Maine Highlands, and the Bangor Historical Society.

Superintendent of Operations 

Robert Beaton

(207) 992-4600

Robert (Robbie) Beaton holds a M.S. degree in Business Management from Husson University in Bangor, Maine. He is an experienced professional who has extensive knowledge of Operations Management. His previous experience ranges from Human Resources, Operations Manager and Plant Manager for a world class manufacturing facility. Robbie oversees the divisions of Airfield Maintenance, Building Maintenance, Fuel Division, Communications, Airport Security and Compliance, and Operations at one of the largest operating airfields east of the Mississippi.

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