NEWPORT NEWS—Newport News/Williamsburg Airport recently announced a partnership agreement between the airport and William & Mary, earning Newport News/Williamsburg Airport the designation as the “Official Airport of William & Mary Athletics.”
Through this agreement, students and patrons of William & Mary sporting events will soon see signage advertising the airport. There will also be opportunities during home basketball games for fans to win free airline tickets. Reciprocally, William & Mary Athletics will also be advertising at Newport News/Williamsburg Airport.
“We are thrilled to be partnering with William & Mary,” said Michael Giardino, executive director of the Peninsula Airport Commission, in a press release. “We hope this partnership brings us closer to the Williamsburg community and reminds them that we serve the entire Peninsula. Our goal is to continue to get involved in other organizations that are integral to this community.”
According to Victoria Hall, marketing & public relations manager for the airport, the partnership is currently focusing on spring sports, but the airport is looking to be involved with a multitude of sports at William & Mary. Additional partnership content is expected to be announced soon on social media and streamed media.