Best airports in Africa 2017. ACI announces

The trade association of the world’s airports, Airports Council International (ACI) founded in 1991 with the objective of fostering cooperation among its member airports and other partners in world aviation has released the winners of the top airports in the world for the year 2017. The 2017 top airports in Africa include Casablanca, Mauritius, and Durban for the 1st, 2nd, and 3rd positions respectively. Here is the full list of winners

The ASQ (Airport Service Quality) Awards are presented to those airports whose customers have rated them the highest over the course of the year. The categories have been designated to recognize the achievements of airports of different sizes and in different regions.


Best Airport by Region (over 2 million passengers per year)


First place: Casablanca (CMN)
Second place: Mauritius (MRU)
Third place: Durban (DUR)


First place (tie): Delhi (DEL); Mumbai (BOM)
Second place (tie): Beijing (PEK); Denpasar (DPS); Haikou (HAK); Shanghai Pudong (PVG)
Third place: Sanya (SYX)


First place: Sochi (AER)
Second place (tie): Malta (MLA); Moscow Sheremetyevo (SVO); Porto (OPO)
Third place (tie): Rome Fiumicino (FCO); Zurich (ZRH)

Middle East

First place: Abu Dhabi (AUH)
Second place (tie): Amman (AMM); Medina (MED)
Third place: Dubai (DXB)


North America

First place (tie): Indianapolis (IND); Jacksonville (JAX)
Second place (tie): El Paso (ELP); Ottawa (YOW); Toronto Billy Bishop (YTZ)
Third place (tie): Austin (AUS); Columbus (CMH); Dallas Love Field (DAL); Halifax (YHZ); Pittsburgh (PIT); San Antonio (SAT); San Jose (SJC); Tampa (TPA)

Latin America-Caribbean

First place: Guayaquil (GYE)
Second place: Los Cabos (SJD)
Third place (tie): Nassau (NAS); Punta Cana (PUJ)


Most Improved Airport by Region

Africa: Nairobi (NBO)
Asia-Pacific: Ahmedabad (AMD)
Europe: Zagreb (ZAG)
Latin America-Caribbean: Belo Horizonte (CNF)
Middle East: Dubai (DXB)
North America: Cleveland (CLE)


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