Airports Council International Latin America-Caribbean (ACI-LAC) is the Latin America & Caribbean region of Airports Council International, the only worldwide professional association of airport operators. ACI-LAC represents over 270 airports in 34 countries and territories. Member airports handle 95% of commercial air traffic in Latin America & Caribbean, welcoming over 570 million passengers, 5.4 million tonnes of freight and more than 9.0 million aircraft movements each year.


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.


  • Maximising 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 organisations.
  • 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.
  • Maximise 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 organisational capacity and ACI-LAC resources in order to serve the members in an efficient and effectively way.


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