The Naples Airport has established a Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) Program in accordance with regulations of the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT), 49 CFR Part 26. The Airport has received Federal financial assistance from the Department of Transportation, and as a condition of receiving this assistance, the Airport has signed an assurance that it will comply with 49 CFR Part 26. The goal, covering the period October 1, 2017 through September 30, 2020 is described as follows:
- Overall 2018 – 2020 goal: 8.95% overall DBE participation
- All goals be obtained through 2.25% Race-Neutral and 6.7% Race-Conscious means
The DBE Program and its components are available for public review during normal business hours at the Naples Airport Administrative office, 160 Aviation Drive North, Naples, FL 34104.