As an owner of the Tri-Cities Airport, TN/VA (TRI), Bristol has 1 appointment to the Tri-Cities Airport Authority that was created as a joint venture between the members. A 12 member authority representing:
Members are required to be a city resident at time of appointment and maintain city residency during the entire term of office. This position is filled by City Council, which has established the length of term of appointment at 3 years. If a member of City Council is appointed, the length of the appointment would coincide with their individual term of office.
The Airport Authority oversees the operation and management of the airport.