Cris Jensen, Director of the Missoula International Airport, was born and raised in Nevada. He attended Embry Riddle Aeronautical University and received a degree in Aviation Business Administration. Mr Jensen worked at the Reno/ Tahoe International Airport as the first Noise Abatement Coordinator and an Operations Officer before going to the Elko Regional Airport as Director.
For nearly a decade, Mr. Jensen has been the Director of the Missoula International Airport and serves on many boards, including Past President of Destination Missoula. He is also an accredited Airport Executive by the American Association of Airport Executives.
Cris has been a licensed pilot since 1982, and he has received the Nevada State Commendation Medal and voted Airport Executive of the Year by the Northwest Chapter of the American Association of Airport Executives.
He has twin boys who are 20 and a little girl who is 12.