ACI-LAC is a regional office of Airports Council International, which represents
the interests of airports operators for the Latin-American and Caribbean.

Pre Covid 2018


USD 156 Billion

supported in LAC economy by
Air Transport

316 Million

of passengers serviced
by LAC Airports


flights begin at
LAC Airports


jobs on-site in
LAC Airports

Airports are preparing to welcome the passenger of the future



ACI-LAC has a range of Global and Regional Initiatives to assist members in raising standards and promoting professional excellence in airport management, operations and customer service.

With these initiatives, ACI-LAC continues to seek new and innovative ways of approaching issues and providing advice and support for the benefit of our airport members and the communities they serve.

What is World Business
Partner Programme?

ACI-Latin America and Caribbean World Business Partners (WBP) programme is a member service that provides a unique platform for airport product and service providers to interact with the airport industry in a more personalized manner, create a network of airport key decision makers and explore new business opportunities, both at regional and worldwide level.

  • maximize your business opportunities;
  • showcase your products and services;
  • share your industry expertise;
  • expand your presence in regional and worldwide markets;
  • obtain unique WBP branding and sponsorship opportunities.

Become a WBP Member

You will have exclusive to a global network of airport executives through participation on ACI World and ACI-LAC events and conferences.


Airport Excellence (APEX) Programmes

Airport Excellence (APEX) Programme provides assistance for ACI members to improve their level of compliance with ICAO Standards and Recommended Practices.

Through a Peer Review performed on-site, the ACI Review Team will identify gaps, as well as, draw an action/implementation plan for the Host Airport to address these vulnerabilities.

ACI will also assist the Host Airport throughout the implementation phase by providing support, training and access to a global network of expertise.
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Latest News

ACI-LAC President visits Ecuador and strengthens commitments with government authorities
En el marco de la visita al Ecuador del nuevo presidente del Consejo Internacional de Aeropuertos para Latinoamérica, ACI-LAC, Ezequiel Barrenechea y el director general de ACI-LAC, Rafael Echevarne, se llevó a cabo una reunión ejecutiva con las más altas autoridades y representantes del transporte aéreo en el país para hablar sobre el futuro del sector.
Quiport and ECOGAL receive ACI-LAC Green Airport Recognition
The program Compartamos, developed by Quiport at the Mariscal Sucre International Airport (AIMS) in Quito; and the Sustainable construction project with bioclimatic design and innovative technology that takes advantage of natural resources (wind, light and water) executed by Ecological Airport of Galapagos (ECOGAL), were both recognized by the Green Airport Recognition program awarded by the Airports Council International for Latin America and the Caribbean (ACI-LAC).
Ecuador's aviation industry signs Declaration against Illegal Wildlife Trafficking
As part of the celebration of Aviation Day in Ecuador, organized by the International Air Transport Association (IATA), in collaboration with the Ministry of Transport and Public Works, ACI-LAC, ALTA, and ARLAE, the airline industry signed a joint statement reaffirming its commitment to fight against illegal wildlife trafficking