The Public Safety and Security (PS&S) Committee’s mission is to enhance the safety and security of airports by providing recommendations to industry and government for aviation safety and security policies, identifying and promoting best practices in aviation safety and security, and identifying and/or developing educational and technological resources that help accomplish airport safety and security objectives.

Leadership

Chair
Shawna Larson
Deputy Aviation Director – Public Safety & Security
City of Phoenix Aviation Department

Committee Secretary
Christopher Bidwell
(202) 861-8081

Chris Phelan
(613) 560-9302

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Airports Welcome Commitment to Modernize Aging Infrastructure in State of the Union

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 5, 2019   WASHINGTON – Airports Council International – North America (ACI-NA), the trade association representing commercial service airports in the United States and Canada, today […]

Airports Welcome Agreement to Temporarily Reopen Government

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 25, 2019 Citing Air Travel Disruptions, ACI-NA Calls for Final Conclusion to the Government Shutdown Washington – Airports Council International – North America (ACI-NA) President and […]

ACI-NA Announces Retirement of Deborah McElroy, Matthew Cornelius Named Executive Vice President

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE December 3, 2018   WASHINGTON – Airports Council International – North America (ACI-NA) today announced longtime Executive Vice President Deborah C. McElroy will retire from the organization, […]

Events

ACI-NA Commentary on Public Safety & Security

Philadelphia International Airport Offers a Helping Hand to Federal Employees

The 35-day government shutdown impacted thousands of federal employees across the country, leaving many without the resources to properly care for their families. Individuals, organizations and airports sprung into action […]

Airports Gobble Up More of the National GDP

  Every year, Thanksgiving brings an opportunity for American’s to celebrate and give thanks for what is most valuable to them. ACI-NA has always maintained that airports are valuable economic […]

Will Technology Solve the Capacity Crisis?

Passenger numbers are expected to double by 2035. IoT queue measurement technology enables airports to keep waiting times from growing. By Marc Rauch, Xovis The airport industry stays on the […]

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