ACI-NA Marks 15th Anniversary of 9/11

For Immediate Release
September 11, 2016

WASHINGTON – Airports Council International – North America (ACI-NA) President and CEO Kevin M. Burke today marked the fifteenth anniversary of the September 11, 2001, terror attacks.

“Today, the aviation community remembers those who lost their lives or were injured on September 11, 2001. Those unspeakable events fifteen years ago profoundly changed how we examine important aviation security issues and the airport role in providing the safest and most secure travel experience possible.  While today is a day of remembrance, airports continue to work with government, airline and law enforcement partners to address security challenges.”


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 employ more than 1.3 million people and account for $1.2 trillion in economic activity—or seven percent of the total U.S. workforce and eight percent of GDP.  Canadian airports support 405,000 jobs and contribute C$35 billion to Canada’s GDP. Learn more at