Pedro Hernandez
Pedro Hernandez

Assistant Director for Facilities Development

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Phone: 305-876-7928
Fax: 305-876-0239

PO BOX 025504
MIAMI, FL 33102-5504

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Pedro Hernández, P.E., is Assistant Director for Facilities Development at MDAD and oversees a team of 35 engineers, project managers and other professionals across six engineering, construction and technical support sections. Primary responsibilities include the planning, engineering and construction of new facilities including maintenance of the runways, taxiways, apron pavements at MIA and the County’s four general aviation airports. Additionally, Mr. Hernández directs the engineering and operation of MIA’s aircraft fuel supply system, which delivers 2.6 million gallons of fuel each day to aircraft operating at the airport.

In addition to those responsibilities, Mr. Hernández has successfully overseen a $500 million capital improvement program focused on mitigating MIA’s environmental impact. The program included planning, design and completion of storm water drainage systems, sewerage, environmental restoration, asbestos abatement and water distribution systems. Under Mr. Hernández’s leadership, MIA obtained ISO 14001 Certification for Environmental Management Systems that cover critical aspects of airport operations.

Mr. Hernández earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering at the University of Miami and is a registered Professional Engineer in the State of Florida.  Additionally, he has completed post-graduate studies focused on groundwater pollution and hydrology at Florida International University and Princeton University.