Curt Castagna, C.M.
Curt Castagna, C.M. has a diverse background and more than 35 years of proven expertise in all aspects of aviation and airport consulting and management services.
Castagna is President and CEO of the Aeroplex business entities, which include general aviation and business aircraft centers located at the Long Beach and Van Nuys Airports. He has overseen the complete development, construction, management, leasing, sales, service and promotion of complex and diverse projects. Castagna is a current member of the board of directors for the National Air Transportation Association and a certified member of the American Association of Airport Executives.
Castagna has a long history of taking leadership roles in airport tenant and aviation trade associations. He is recognized by his peers and colleagues for establishing collaborative partnerships when negotiating through complex general aviation challenges, while maintaining a focus on compromise and consensus building.
Devoted to mentoring future aviation professionals, he has over 25 years of experience as an adjunct professor, teaching various classes in the Aviation Administration Bachelor of Arts program at California State University, Los Angeles.
A certified private and instrument-rated pilot, Castagna’s background and experience bring great value to every client.
- FBO operations and management
- Airport and aircraft operations
- Facility design, development and construction
- Leasing, negotiations and business development
- Airport real estate policy and management
- Airport advocacy, community outreach and public affairs
- Airport safety and security
- Environmental regulations