Airport operators are private or public companies that own airports as a business purpose. They provide the complete airport infrastructure to airlines and air traffic control are available.
There are, inter alia, the following major operators:
- Abertis Airports holds, inter alia, 90 % of TBI plc.
- AENA ( Spanish airports and airspace ), the Spanish national firm and a shareholder is the largest airport operator in the world
- Avialliance (formerly Hochtief Airport ) which operates the airports Dusseldorf, Hamburg and Athens, Budapest, Tirana
- Berlin Brandenburg Airport
- Munich Airport
- Flughafen Wien AG
- Airport Zurich AG, the operator of Zurich Airport, with investments in airport operators in Latin America and India
- Fraport, the operator of Frankfurt Airport, with investments inter alia in Antalya, Hanover, St. Petersburg, Lima and Dakar
- Heathrow Airport Holdings ( formerly British Airports Authority / BAA ), operator of four airports in the UK
- Infraero, a state-owned company, which operates 66 Brazilian airports
- TAV Airports Holding, operators of airports in Turkey, Tunisia and Georgia
- TBI, British operators of airports in the UK, Stockholm and Bolivia
- Aéroports du Mali, operators of airports in the Republic of Mali.
The association Airports Council International, based in Montreal, with 580 members and a total of 1650 airports in 179 countries, the largest umbrella organization in the industry.
- Airport operator