Airport Innovation Awards

Interested in getting the recognition your airport deserves for your innovative ideas and practices? The Annual Airport Innovation Awards, presented at the Airport Innovation Forum, is the perfect opportunity for you. 

2016 Awards

Miami International Airport (MIA) was the recipient of the First Annual Airport Innovation Award for the Most Innovative Airport (press release here). AAAE CEO, Todd Hauptli presented the award to Maurice Jenkins (CIO) and Jessica Marin (Sr. Marketing Director) of MIA.

How It Works

We’re looking for the most innovative and forward-thinking airports using the latest technologies and strategies to offer passengers the best traveling experience and improve operations. Airports should complete the nomination form below.

Winners will be recognized at the Forum and with a press release after the meeting. 

Nomination Guidelines

  • Only one nomination per airport will be accepted. 
  • All submissions must be made online by June 13, 2017, using the form below.
  • After the nomination deadline of June 13, 2017 passes, an independent awards council will begin their review and selection process. Council members have been selected for their impartiality and experience in the aviation field and must follow these guidelines during the selection process. 
  • Once the council submits its choices to AAAE, the recipient and their nominator(s) will receive a notification letter from AAAE. The winners will be announced during the Airport Innovation Forum on Wednesday, July 12, 2017 and be featured on the 2018 Airport Innovation Forum website.

2017 Airport Innovation Awards Nomination Form

The nomination window is now closed for the 2017 Airport Innovation Awards.