The City of Springfield and Robertson County jointly own the Springfield / Robertson County Airport. The Springfield / Robertson County Joint Airport Board has jurisdiction over the airport. Members of the Joint Airport Board must be residents of Robertson County and serve without pay, except for mileage and other lawfully approved expenses incurred in carrying out their duties.
The Joint Airport Board consists of 7 members who serve staggered 5-year terms and who are appointed by the Springfield Board of Mayor and Aldermen and the Robertson County Commission. In addition, the Robertson County Mayor, Springfield City Manager and the Executive Director of the Springfield / Robertson County Chamber of Commerce serve as nonvoting, ex-officio members.
Joint Airport Board members are appointed with due regard for their fitness to serve by having successful business, professional, or public service experience.