Api Appulingam

Chief Development Officer, Philadelphia International Airport

Api Appulingam

Chief Development Officer, Philadelphia International Airport

Biography

Api Appulingam, P.E., A.A.E., Chief Development Officer Philadelphia International Airport | Northeast Philadelphia Airport

Ms. Appulingam oversees a multi-billion-dollar program tasked with making critical improvements and developing new infrastructure through architectural, engineering, environmental, planning and sustainability projects. Ultimately, she is responsible for bringing innovation to the airfield, terminals and roadways.

She serves as the Philadelphia Chapter’s President for Women’s Transportation Seminar (WTS), and as the Vice Chair for the American Association of Airport Executives’ (AAAE) Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Committee, and a member of the Board of Trustees for the Free Library of Philadelphia.

In 2017, Ms. Appulingam was recognized by the Society of Women Engineers as a “Woman Engineer You Should Know”; a recognition for women engineers blazing new trails in a traditionally male-dominated field.