SD Airport Receives 2022 Deal of the Year Award

Jan 04, 2023

San Diego County Regional Airport Authority (Airport Authority) has been awarded The Bond Buyer’s 2022 Deal of the Year award in the Far West Region category and named as a finalist for the national Deal of the Year award. The award is for the December 2021 completion of a major bond financing totaling $1.94 billion. 

“It is an honor to be recognized by The Bond Buyer for our bond sale,” said Kimberly Becker, San Diego County Regional Airport Authority President & CEO. “The majority of funds we secured from the bond deal will be used to pay for the New T1 program, a project costing $3.4 billion in total. The deal was of significant value as we improve our airport, and we appreciate The Bond Buyer recognizing our efforts. I would like to congratulate the Finance and Legal teams at the Airport Authority on this respected award.” 

The Bond Buyer is a print and digital publication that provides news, analysis, and data serving the finance community. The 2022 Deal of the Year awards identify and recognize the year’s most outstanding municipal financings. Entries were judged on several factors including creativity, the ability to pull a complex transaction together under challenging conditions, the ability to serve as a model for other financings, and the public purpose for which a deal’s proceeds were used. To read about the awards, click here