ACI-NA’s Large Airports Committee provides airport directors and their designated senior staff representatives with a single forum to address all of the issues and concerns faced by the largest commercial service airports in North America. Airport funding, regulatory flexibility, passenger facilitation, security and commercial issues are some the most important subjects addressed by the committee.


2021 Chair

Brian Ryks
Executive Director/Chief Executive Officer, Metropolitan Airports Commission
Minneapolis St. Paul International Airport

Vice Chair
Bill Wyatt
Executive Director
Salt Lake City International Airport

Committee Secretary
AmyClaire Brusch
(202) 293-8500


Press Releases

Airports Council Releases 2020 Traffic Data

Latest Report Confirms Devastating Pandemic Losses for North American Airport Industry WASHINGTON – Airports Council International – North America (ACI-NA), the trade association representing commercial service airports in the United […]

Airports Council Welcomes Steps to Restore International Travel

ACI-NA today released the following statement from ACI-NA President and CEO Kevin M. Burke in response to the announcement that fully vaccinated United States citizens will be permitted into Canada for non-essential travel beginning August 9, 2021.

Airports Council Awards 2021 Leon C. Watkins “Guardian Award” for Excellence in Business Diversity to Philadelphia’s Kathleen Padilla

WASHINGTON – Airports Council International-North America (ACI-NA) today announced the recipient of the 2021 ACI-NA Leon C. Watkins “Guardian Award” for Excellence in Business Diversity: Kathleen Padilla, deputy director of […]


ACI-NA Commentary on Large Airports

Looking Forward One Year In

By Kevin M. Burke, President and CEO, ACI-NA Now at the one-year milestone of widespread travel and local restrictions to help stop the spread of COVID-19, we are reminded that […]

Americans Are Starting to Fly Again

States around the country are taking their first steps to safely reopen our economy and to start rebuilding a sense of normal life. This Memorial Day weekend is the unofficial [...]

Presidential Candidates Biden and Klobuchar Express Support for a PFC Increase at ACI-NA-Hosted Infrastructure Forum

This month, ACI-NA had the pleasure of co-hosting the first ever presidential candidate forum focused on infrastructure, offering candidates a platform to address key infrastructure issues that impact every American […]

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