ACI-NA Welcomes Trump Infrastructure Commitment

For Immediate Release
January 20, 2017

WASHINGTON — Airports Council International - North America (ACI-NA) President and CEO Kevin M. Burke today congratulated President Donald J. Trump on his inauguration as the 45th President of the United States. Burke also welcomed President Trump's commitment to meeting the infrastructure needs of airports in his inaugural address.

“We congratulate President Donald J. Trump on his inauguration as the 45th President of the United States. We are very encouraged that President Trump highlighted the significant challenges facing our nation’s airports during his inaugural address today.  America’s airports are powerful engines of economic growth for local communities, and our policy solutions align perfectly with the vision the President outlined today.  We are ready to roll up our sleeves and get to work with him to address airport infrastructure needs.”'

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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 www.aci-na.org.