Native returns where aviation enthusiasm began

Aviation passions came natural for Pieter Miller, growing up where flight is a big deal. “My dad (Douglas Miller) was an aviation enthusiast. I spent a lot of time at the Salina airport,” he said. The influence was so intense that as a young lad, Pieter developed a strategy to satisfy his own soaring curiosities. “I grew up trying to bum rides from local pilots,” he said. “I was willing to wash their airplanes if they would give me a ride.” Miller’s plan worked on a number of occasions. But while the interest never waned, life took him in a slightly different direction — for awhile. Miller is soon returning to where it all began, this time as the deputy executive director of the Salina Airport Authority, working under longtime executive director, Tim Rogers.

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