Major Airport Director

Norris Carter
Chief Executive Officer
North Queensland Airports

Norris Carter is responsible for growing Cairns and Mackay airports as gateways to the unique natural assets of the Great Barrier Reef, Daintree Rainforest and the Bowen/Galilee basin. He joined NQA as a member of the Board of Directors in 2015 and was appointed Chief Executive Officer in December 2016.

Norris has extensive experience in aviation, including leading airline business development at Auckland Airport and international network planning, revenue management and loyalty at Qantas. He is Deputy Chair of Tourism Tropical North Queensland, and a director of Cairns Indigenous Arts Fair.