VIA newsletter
 77°F Fair | Harlingen, TX

VIA Info/Airport Board

Vision Statement

Vision StatementThe Valley International Airport will be the finest aviation gateway in South Texas, providing global air access for the Rio Grande Valley through superior operations, safety, and quality air transportation services.

Mission Statement

Working closely and effectively with key stakeholders, the Harlingen Airport Board is committed to providing excellence in air transportation services by having accessible, functional, safe, and efficient operations and facilities; promoting aviation and non-aviation development and economic growth through careful analysis and implementation of strategic investments; and supporting innovative, entrepreneurial initiatives to provide excellent value to its customers and partners and to further enhance Valley International Airport as a self-sustaining enterprise.

Board Members

Points of Contact

Director of Aviation:                          Executive Assistant:      
Marvin "Marv" Esterly                              Celina P. Garza, CPS


Assistant Director of Aviation:
Bryan J. Wren, A.A.E.

Director of Finance and Administration:
Terence "Terry" Chase

Director of Marketing and Air Service Development:
José A. Mulet

Chief of Police/Aviation Security Manager:

Board Meetings

Location & Times

The Board meets the third Monday of each month at 8:00 a.m. in the Airport Terminal Building, Third Floor Airport Conference Room Harlingen. If you should have any questions, please call Celina at the Airport Administration at (956) 430-8600 or email:

*** Dates subject to change. Please contact us if you have special needs or would like to make arrangements for the hearing impaired.

Meeting Dates & Agendas