Congrats to a couple of airports in our region including one in Louisiana, that have been recognized as the best of the best. The honors by Airports Council International recognizes airports with the top 20% overall satisfaction score by size and region at departure.

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For the 2nd year in a row, Louis Armstrong International in New Orleans ranks among the best airports in North America. The Crescent City hub has been named as one of the top 3 airports in the category of between 5 and 15 million passengers per year. New Orleans joins the Indianapolis International Airport and the Milwaukee Mitchell International Airport as top winners in this category.


New Orleans also won the top prize for the airport with the best overall concessions program in the Medium/Small Airports Division

It’s always a good time to party when you travel to New Orleans.

Among the mega airports in the U.S., with over 40 million passengers per year, DFW in Dallas and San Francisco International are the top 2 airports listed in this survey.


DFW also picked up a trophy in the large airport category for the airport with the “Highest Regard for Customer Service”.

The award was based on 465,000 traveler surveys at airports in 90 countries and 400 airports throughout last year, which covered topics like overall experience, security, cleanliness, dining and more.

Winners in Other Categories:

15 to 25 million passengers per year

San Jose Mineta International Airport

2 to 5 million passengers per year

Gerald R. Ford International Airport (Grand Rapids, Michigan)

Greenville-Spartanburg International Airport


25 to 40 million passengers per year

Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport

Minneapolis/St Paul International Airport

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