Mission and Objectives

About ACI Latin America-Caribbean



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

Founded in 1991, the mission of ACI-LAC is to provide support for a secure, stable, efficient and environmentally compatible airport system.

Currently, ACI-LAC has over 71 members operating more than 275 airports in 37 countries from the Latin-American and Caribbean region.


  • Maximizing airports contribution to develop and maintain a safe and viable industry in a responsible and sustainable way.
  • Promote cooperation among all aviation industry sectors and its stakeholders, as well as national and international governments and organizations.
  • Influence on standards, politics and practices of international, regional or national level based on established politics which represents airports priorities and interests.
  • Assist the aviation system development through the public awareness of the economic and social importance of air transport development.
  • Provide leadership in airport operations and management trough the development of technical global standard and/or recommended practices.
  • Maximize cooperation and mutual cooperation among airports.
  • Provide industry knowledge, advice and assistance to the members, as well as promote professional excellence in airport management and operation.
  • Develop organizational capacity and ACI-LAC resources in order to serve the members in an efficient and effectively way.