All posts in category Airports

Calgary Unveils Canada’s Longest Runway: 17L – 35R

by the Calgary Airport Authority Canada’s third-busiest and fastest-growing airport is about to open the country’s longest runway. At 14,000 feet long and 200 feet wide, the new runway will bring more people and add more destinations to the already extensive worldwide network enjoyed by the 14.3 million travelers who pass through YYC annually. Planning […]

Denver International Airport’s Hotel and Transit Center: Building a New Community Connection

by Julie Smith Public Information Officer Denver International Airport Standing atop the new hotel under construction at Denver International Airport (DIA), the view of downtown Denver, the Rocky Mountains and the Great Plains stretched out before you, it’s easy to see why airport officials are excited about their new addition. Not only will Denver join […]

The New Fort McMurray International Airport: Gateway to Canada’s Oil Sands

by Jesse Meyer Manager, Marketing, Communications and Air Service Development Fort McMurray Airport Authority Prior to its opening on June 9, the new Fort McMurray International Airport (YMM) set a goal to redefine air travel in terms of convenience and improving the overall customer experience for the nearly 1.2 million passengers who travel through annually. […]

Serious Airports Require Serious Solutions

by Kevin M. Burke President and CEO Airports Council International-North America As the nature of business and tourism grows more global, the role of airports becomes even more important.  Airports are essential to connecting travelers with leisure destinations and businesses with new customers all around the world.  However, U.S. airports were recently scapegoated following the release […]

ACI-NA Launches Edge4Vets at Airports Program

by Kevin M. Burke ACI-NA President and CEO This Memorial Day, ACI-NA celebrates the service members who have dedicated their lives to honoring and protecting the United States of America. In my mind, there is no better way to say thank you than to provide veterans with the skills and access necessary to make the […]

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