Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International (ATL) has been named the most efficient airport in the world by the Air Transport Research Society and Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University. This marks the 14th year ATL has received the Efficiency Excellence Award.
“This award is a testament to the forefathers who designed the Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport so efficiently,” said Balram Bheodari, deputy general manager at ATL. “This efficiency allows ATL to be cost competitive and operationally efficient to maximize operations all of which contributes to the continuous growth of the airport.”
The ATRS Global Airport Benchmarking Project measures and compares the performance of several important aspects of airport operations. These aspects include productivity and efficiency, unit costs, cost competitiveness, financial results and airport charges.
Other North American winners include Minneapolis-Saint Paul International (MSP) in the 25-40 million-passenger category, Vancouver International (YVR) in the 10-25 million passenger group, and Kahului (OGG) in the under 10 million passenger set.