Sutton Appointed to Airport Authority

Spotlight on Faison Gibson Sutton

Spot 2 HeadshotReal estate attorney FAISON GIBSON SUTTON was appointed to the New Hanover County Airport Authority.


Sutton will serve a four-year term through June 30, 2026.


Born and raised in Wilmington, Sutton’s practice focuses on real property acquisition, development, leasing, and finance.


She gained eighteen years of experience at Murchison, Taylor & Gibson, and she also served as the firm’s first female managing partner in 2018. An active member of the community, Sutton has served on numerous community and economic development boards.


New Hanover County commissioners also reappointed SPRUILL THOMPSON to the airport authority. Thompson will serve his term through June 30, 2026.


The authority elected its officers: THOMPSON as chairman, NICK RHODES JR. as vice chairman, and TOM WOLFE as secretary.


The group has authority over Wilmington International Airport, which has commercial air service on American Airlines, Avelo Airlines, Delta Air Lines, and United Airlines.

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