Airports Council Congratulates Chris Magnus on Confirmation to Lead U.S. Customs and Border Protection

WASHINGTON – Airports Council International – North America (ACI-NA) President and CEO Kevin M. Burke today released the following statement congratulating Chris Magnus on his confirmation as commissioner of U.S. Customers and Border Protection.

“On behalf of our U.S. and Canadian airport members, I congratulate Chris Magnus on his confirmation as commissioner of U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP). As the point of entry for millions of people entering the United States each year, airports on both sides of the border have always collaborated closely with CBP on a range of issues. We look forward to continuing that work with Mr. Magnus as the U.S. navigates the COVID-19 pandemic to ensure CBP has the staffing and resources it needs to provide a safe, secure and efficient process for international arrivals.”



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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