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Patrick Heck
Vice President, Business Development at Vantage Airport Group


Patrick Heck is a seasoned executive with 20 years of experience in aviation, including time in the airline industry and leadership roles at Denver International Airport. He brings a wealth of industry knowledge, relationships, and experience in both the public and private sectors at airports and transportation authorities across the U.S. to his role as Vice President, Business Development at Vantage. He has a demonstrated track record of developing, financing, managing, and operating airports and of delivering innovative solutions for complex airport projects and initiatives. As the CFO for DEN, Patrick was responsible for the development of a strategic financial plan, eventually overseeing the issuance of more than $2B in bonds.  Patrick also negotiated a significant lease amendment with United Airlines that reduced their costs and allowed them to grow their Denver hub significantly.  During his time as Chief Commercial Officer, DEN’s network grew to 210 destinations, including 14 new international routes and more than 20 new domestic routes.

Agenda Sessions

  • Airport management: developing commercial and strategic airport organizations