Mission, Objectives and Structure

Mission
ACI advances the collective interests of, and acts as the voice of the world’s airports and the communities they serve, and promotes professional excellence in airport management and operations. 
Objectives and Roles
Maximize the contributions of airports to maintaining and developing a safe, secure,
environmentally compatible and efficient air transport system;

Achieve cooperation among all segments of the aviation industry and their stakeholders as well
as with governments and international organizations;

Influence international and national legislation, rules, policies, standards and practices based
on established policies representing airports’ interests and priorities;

Advance the development of the aviation system by enhancing public awareness of the economic
and social importance of airport development;

Maximize cooperation and mutual assistance among airports;

Provide members with industry knowledge, advice and assistance, and foster professional
excellence in airport management and operations;

Build ACI’s worldwide organizational capacity and resources to serve all members effectively
and efficiently. 
Structure
As of January 2016, ACI serves 592 members operating 1,853 airports in 173 countries. ACI is a non-profit organization whose prime purpose is to advance the interests of airports and to promote professional excellence in airport management and operations. According to preliminary statistics, in 2015 airports worldwide welcomed 7.1 billion arriving and departing passengers and handled 105 million metric tonnes of cargo and 86 million aircraft movements.

ACI World is based in Montreal, Canada and there are five geographical regions. To pursue work with regional governmental and non-governmental organizations, they are supported by specialized committees and task forces. 
ACI Regional Offices and Locations
ACI Africa (Casablanca, Morocco) » 

ACI Asia-Pacific (Hong Kong) »

ACI Europe (Brussels, Belgium) » 

ACI Latin America-Caribbean (Panama City, Panama) » 

ACI North America (Washington, DC, USA) »
As of January 2014, ACI accounts for 591 regular members operating 1,861 airports in 177 countries. In 2013, airports worldwide welcomed 5.95 billion arriving and departing passengers and handled 93.6 million metric tonnes of cargo and 79.6 million movements. ACI is a non-profit organization whose prime purpose is to advance the interests of airports and to promote professional excellence in airport management and operations.