MIDLAND - The Director of Airports in Midland is retiring.
Marv Esterly's retirement will take effect on November 30.
Esterly worked with the airport for 27 years, 14 of those spent as Director of Airports.
He was crucial in securing the spaceport designation from the Federal Aviation Administration.
Upon retirement, he will begin a new role as Aviation Director at Valley International Airport in Harlingen.
Justine Ruff, Deputy Director of Airports, will be filling in as Interim Director.
Ruff has been with the city since 1990.