New Manager for Delaware Coastal Airport

Sussex County government officials have announced Eric Littleton as the next manager of the Delaware Coastal Airport.

On Tuesday, officials said Littleton, of Bridgeville will take over as the manager of the airport and business park this October when current manager Jim Hickin retires after 14 years of County service, most of them as Airport manager. Littleon was selected from a field of five candidates to oversee operations at the Airport, that sees around 35,000 landings and takeoffs annually.

Littleton previously served at the Virginia Commercial Space Flight Authority and NASA’s Wallops Flight Facility in Accomack County. “As a Sussex County native, I am excited for the opportunity to join the airport team, continuing my career in aviation as the manager of the Delaware Coastal Airport and Business Park.”