Miami airport gets a new boss —and he’s a familiar face in County Hall

Miami-Dade commissioners on Wednesday endorsed Mayor Carlos Gimenez's new slate of department heads -- including a replacement for Aviation director Emilio González, now Miami's city manager. Gimenez turned to Lester Sola to run the Aviation Department, which is dominated by Miami International Airport but includes the county's executive airports, too. This is Sola's fourth tour as a department head, having run Elections, Internal Services and, most recently, Water and Sewer.

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