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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Brusch Joins Airports Council to Lead Airport Innovation Program

WASHINGTON – Airports Council International – North America (ACI-NA) today announced AmyClaire Brusch has joined the organization as Senior Director of ACI-NA’s Airport Innovation Program.  In her role, Brusch will […]

AUVSI and Airports Council International-North America Announce Blue Ribbon Task Force on UAS Mitigation at Airports

CHICAGO – The Association for Unmanned Vehicles Systems International (AUVSI) and Airports Council International-North America (ACI-NA) today announced the formation of a Blue Ribbon Task Force on Unmanned Aircraft System […]

Airports Council Statement on Acting DHS Secretary McAleenan

WASHINGTON – Airports Council International – North America (ACI-NA), the trade association representing commercial service airports in the United States and Canada, today welcomed the appointment of U.S. Customs and […]

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ACI-NA Commentary on Public Safety & Security

Infrastructure Week 2019: 20th Century Airports in a 21st Century World

Today marks the official start to Infrastructure Week 2019, the long-celebrated week each year when the infrastructure community comes together and engages in a broad conversation about the importance of […]

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Protecting Airport Airspace

AIRPORTS CONFRONT DRONES WITH SAFETY AND SECURITY TOP OF MIND By Sandy Smith One of the last things a pilot on approach to a busy airport wants to worry about […]

Airports Council Supports Bipartisan Legislation to Strengthen CBP Staffing

Maintaining the safety and security of the traveling public is a top priority for airports. With more than 1.7 billion passengers traveling through a U.S. airport in 2017, airports continually […]

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