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The Indianapolis Airport Authority (IAA) is made up of an award-winning, innovative team focused on achieving excellence. IAA staff represent a high-performing culture that fosters world-class service to enhance the community. Whether that's the traveling public or Central Indiana community, our employees are "One of a KIND!"

We offer career opportunities in various occupations. Our teams range from on-staff auto service technicians and a building maintenance crew to parking chauffeurs and terminal services groups. Many of our employees fall in love with the IAA environment and feel great pride for their workplace, earning respect in return. For this reason many of our employees are tenured and have been with IAA for more than 20 years.

Employee Teams

The Indianapolis Airport Authority is represented by many hard-working people and departments. Most employee groups can be broken down into the following:

Public Safety Team

Police & Fire departments

Maintenance Team

Airside, parking, building, tech, auto / heavy equipment

Parking Team

Shuttle bus drivers, cashiers, chauffeurs, etc.

Terminal Services Team

Ensure the cleanliness of the IND campus

Professional Support

Administration, Commercial Enterprise, Finance, Human Resources, Information Technology, Legal, Planning & Development, Public Affairs, etc.

10 Year Employee Celebration

Watch as Indianapolis Airport Authority employees share their personal stories of our "One of a KIND" culture during the 2018 ten year celebration of the terminal.

It's the people that makes this place shine!

Employee Recognition

IAA celebrates great employees and encourages all employers to do the same. We're committed to putting our customers and travelers first always. We're proud to have a staff dedicated to that mission. The RITE (Respect, Integrity, Trust, Excellence) Awards recognizes employees who have gone above and beyond and truly live out our core values of respect, integrity, trust and excellence.

Diversity & Inclusion Awards

Our commitment to diversity and inclusion shows through numerous local and national recognition. Mayor Joe Hogsett recognized the IAA in the 2016 Mayor's Celebration of Diversity Awards. Airports Council International named the IAA an Inclusion Champion and Indiana Minority Business Magazine named the IAA a Champion of Diversity. In addition, Mayor Greg Ballard recognized the IAA in the 2014 Access and Inclusion Awards.

ROSE Award

ROSE Award honorees are true goodwill ambassadors for their companies and the city. The mission of the Visit Indy ROSE Award is to honor non-managerial hospitality employees or volunteers who provide excellent customer service. These industry champions, through one-on-one or behind-the-scenes contact, positively influence a visitor's experience in Indianapolis. In 2016, IAA Shuttle Driver, Hafedh Khemir, was honored with a ROSE Award.

2016 ROSE Award Winners


Medical Insurance

IAA offers three medical plan options (PPO, HSA Core, HSA Saver) through Anthem where preventive care is paid in full. Employee contributions are broken down into bands based on salary. With the HSA Core plan, employer provides contributions.

Hearing Aid Benefit

As part of the medical plan, employees have access to a Hearing Aid Benefit. Benefits will cover Hearing Aids and related services with an allowance per calendar year.

Dental Insurance

IAA offers two dental plan options for employees to choose from as well as single and family options through Delta Dental. Basic and major services are covered for your choice of an in-network or out-of-network provider plan.

Vision Insurance

IAA offers vision insurance through Anthem. Blue vision has an extensive network of national vision providers. Exams, frames and lenses are covered through in-network and out-of-network plans.

Flexible Spending Accounts

IAA provides a FSA through Chard Snyder. Contributions to FSA's come out of your paycheck before taxes. Each employee contributes a pre-selected amount each month to their FSA, if desired.

OurHealth Clinic

Employees, spouses and dependents who enroll in the medical plan are offered the opportunity to receive services at OurHealth Clinic at no cost. Services include acute and preventive office visits, labs, and select prescriptions, available at clinics located throughout Central Indiana.

Retirement Planning

The Deferred Compensation Plan 457(b) is a voluntary retirement savings program offered to all employees. Employees may elect pre-tax contributions from an array of financial plans.

Group Life & Disability

Group life insurance and disability insurance is offered to all full-time employees as an employer-paid benefit.

Added Insurance Benefits

Employees may elect optional plans for insurance such as whole life insurance, accident insurance, and critical illness insurance through Boston Mutual.

Pet Insurance

As an optional benefit for our pet-loving employees, the My Pet Protection from Nationwide offers options to meet every budget.

Work Life Balance

With a schedule of paid holidays and vacation time, sick time, and personal time offered on an accrual basis. Employees can also donate their time to colleagues in need.

Employee Assistance Program

The Employee Assistance Program provides confidential counseling and referral services to all employees at no extra cost to you.

Volunteer Opportunities

We value the connection with our community and every full-time employee is given the ability to request time off during their work day to volunteer for a nonprofit organization. Up to 16 paid hours are available for employees to volunteer in the community for various causes they care about.

Work for IAA

Do you have an interest in joining our team? We would love to hear from you. Follow the link below to view our open positions and begin your application today.

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Additional Resources for Working at the Airport


The IAA Badging Office issues, tracks and manages the employment ID badges and security credentials of all employees at Indianapolis International Airport (IND). For details about badge types, badge requirements, badging applications, criminal history checks, SIDA training and more, please visit the page below.


Volunteer Ambassador Program

The IAA is always looking for volunteers living in the Indianapolis area who are enthusiastic about aviation and have a passion for volunteerism.

If you are interested in offering your time to support the airport and the community, we'd love to talk to you!