ACI-NA Congratulates Congressman Graves on Election to be Ranking Member of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee

November 30, 2018


WASHINGTON – Airports Council International – North America (ACI-NA) today congratulated Congressman Sam Graves of Missouri on his election as the new Ranking Member of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee in the 116th Congress.

“I congratulate Congressman Sam Graves on his new position as the Ranking Member of the House Transportation Committee,” said ACI-NA President and CEO Kevin M. Burke. “Congressman Graves is an experienced pilot with a true passion for aviation issues. He understands and appreciates the importance of the aviation industry to his home state of Missouri, and the rest of the country. We look forward to working with him to modernize our airports for the 21st century and improve the passenger experience for air travelers everywhere as Congress addresses our infrastructure challenges in the next year.”


About ACI-NA

Airports Council International-North America (ACI-NA) represents local, regional, and state governing bodies that own and operate commercial airports in the United States and Canada. ACI-NA member airports enplane more than 95 percent of the domestic and virtually all the international airline passenger and cargo traffic in North America. Approximately 380 aviation-related businesses are also members of ACI-NA, providing goods and services to airports. Collectively, U.S. airports support more than 11.5 million jobs and account for $1.4 trillion in economic activity – or more than seven percent of the total U.S. GDP. Canadian airports support 405,000 jobs and contribute C$35 billion to Canada’s GDP. Learn more at