W. Mercer Dye, Jr.

President, Dye Aviation facilitY architecture


Mercer Dye is a prominent name in the architecture and design industry, with 35 years of experience developing innovative maintenance facilities for some of the finest FBO and specialty operators in the industry.

In addition to his solid practical design and construction background, Dye has been a prime contact in the development of a new generation of Executive General Aviation Transient Terminals for many leading FBOs. He is an accomplished estimator and design and construction project manager, with thorough knowledge of complex physical and political airport environments, including construction problem reduction and consensus building. Dye’s expertise in master planning and space planning ranges from basic to multi-million-dollar aviation support facilities. With a comprehensive working knowledge of construction engineering disciplines, Dye is often hired as a special consultant to the owner and acts as a liaison between independently hired architects and contractors. He is the recipient of the American Institute of Architects international honor award, presented to him in Washington, DC by HRH Prince Charles.

Mercer Dye has served as Chairman of the DeKalb County Airport Advisory Board (PDK), Chairman and CEO of Airway Aviation, and administered the rapid growth and ultimate sale of the FBO to Signature Flight Services. He is a former board member of the Fulton County Airport Association, the Georgia Business Aircraft Association, and is an active member of the National Air Transportation Association, member of Flying Rotarians, and a fixed wing instrument and rotary pilot.