ACI-NA’s members range from the busiest airports in the world to those providing services to some of the smaller communities in North America.  ACI-NA’s Small Airports Committee provides a single forum to address all of the issues and concerns faced by smaller commercial service and general aviation airports in North America with a special emphasis on the development of programs and policies to assist airports with limited resources.  Airport funding, regulatory flexibility, small business impacts, and market development are some of the more relevant topics on the Committee’s agenda.

Leadership

Chair
Michael A. Giardino
Executive Director
Peninsula Airport Commission

Committee Secretary
Paul J. Eubanks
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Press Releases

Airports Council Welcomes Introduction of Legislation to Modernize Airport Infrastructure

Airports Council International – North America (ACI-NA) today released the following statement from President and CEO Kevin M. Burke in support of legislation introduced by Representatives Earl Blumenauer (D-OR) and Mark Amodei (R-NV) to fund much-needed airport infrastructure projects by increasing the cap on the Passenger Facility Charge (PFC) for the first time in more than 20 years.

Airports Council Welcomes Updated CDC Travel Guidance

Airports Council International – North America (ACI-NA), the trade association representing commercial service airports in the United States and Canada, today welcomed updated guidance put forward by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to ease travel restrictions for fully vaccinated passengers, including eliminating the need for fully vaccinated U.S. passengers to self-quarantine following international and domestic travel.

Airports Council Supports President Biden’s Plan for $25 Billion in Infrastructure Funding for Airports

ACI-NA today released the following statement in response to President Biden’s American Jobs Plan, which would provide $25 billion in funding to support America’s airport infrastructure.

Events

2021 JumpStart® Air Service Development Program w/ Small Airports Committee Meeting

EventEvent 2021 JumpStart® Update Thank you for all you and your teams continue to do to help airports remain open and operational as the airport industry continues to respond to [...]

Travel Resumption & Strategies

General InformationRegistrationGeneral Information Airport Leadership Forum: Travel Resumption & Strategies Thursday, November 12 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM ET   Most governments’ response to the COVID-19 pandemic has been to [...]

COVID Testing at Airports – Part 1

General InformationRegistrationGeneral Information February 5, 2021 1:00 PM - 2:15 PM ET The aviation industry, governments and the traveling public generally agree that COVID-19 testing regimes can enhance the safety [...]

ACI-NA Commentary on Small 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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