ACI-NA Supports TSA’s Approach on Active Shooter Mitigation Measures

March 26, 2014


WASHINGTON — Airports Council International-North America (ACI-NA) issued the following statement in response to the recommendations released this afternoon by the Transportation Security Administration to mitigate active shooter incidents:

“We appreciate TSA Administrator Pistole’s initiative to work collaboratively with ACI-NA to develop practical security enhancements to mitigate active shooter situations such as the tragic event at Los Angeles International Airport last November,” said ACI-NA President and CEO Kevin M. Burke.  “ACI-NA and its U.S. member airports applaud the common sense recommendations issued today by the Transportation Security Administration, and we look forward to continued collaborative engagement with TSA .”

The TSA report and the details of the specific recommendations are available from the Transportation Security Administration:


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