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January 18, 2018 – We are pleased to announce that Blue Grass Airport has been selected as one of the recipients of the 14th Annual Best Places to Work in Kentucky award. As central and eastern Kentucky's primary air transportation provider, Blue Grass Airport is proud to serve the region and proud to be recognized for providing its staff with an outstanding culture and work environment.

The Best Places to Work recognition is awarded by the Kentucky Chamber of Commerce and the Kentucky Society for Human Resource Management. The selection process, managed by Best Companies Group, is based on an assessment of the company's employee policies and procedures and the results of an internal employee survey.

"It is a privilege for the airport to be recognized for this award," said Eric Frankl, executive director of Blue Grass Airport. "Our staff strives to serve our passengers with exceptional service every day, and we focus on developing a culture that respects and appreciates our staff so they can excel"

Blue Grass Airport has a team of 89 full-time employees and 13 part-time employees. Airport staff works in fields such as guest services, operations, maintenance, finance, administration, marketing, human resources and public safety. Blue Grass Airport provides a generous benefits package and a great culture that encourages respect, collaboration, communication and transparency.

The winner rankings will be announced at an awards dinner on Tuesday, April 17, 2018 at Heritage Hall in the Lexington Convention Center. Winners from across the state were selected from three categories: small companies of 15 to149 employees, medium companies of 150 to 499 employees and large companies consisting of more than 500 employees. Blue Grass Airport was recognized in the small company size category.

Located in Lexington, Kentucky, Blue Grass Airport is served by four major airlines providing convenient non-stop and connecting service to hundreds of destinations worldwide. The airport serves more than 1.3 million passengers annually and supports our community with an economic output exceeding $370 million. Receive the latest airport news by liking us on Facebook at or following us on Twitter at