ACI-NA Congratulates MWAA’s Jack Potter, Denver Mayor Michael Hancock on Appointment to FAA Management Advisory Council

January 13, 2014


WASHINGTON — Airports Council International-North America (ACI-NA) today issued the following statement regarding the Federal Aviation Administration’s naming of John (Jack) Potter, president and CEO of the Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority, and Michael Hancock, mayor of Denver, Colo., as new members of the FAA Management Advisory Council.

“ACI-NA congratulates both Jack Potter and Mayor Michael Hancock on their appointment to the MAC,” said Deborah McElroy, ACI-NA interim president.  “Their respective leadership of Washington, D.C.’s and Denver’s airports, which are among the nation’s busiest, are a valuable asset to the council as the FAA continues work toward implementing the next generation of a safe, efficient and competitive air transportation system.”


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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