AFCO Announces Acquisition of AvPORTS Name and Seven Airport Management Contracts

AFCO Announces Acquisition

AFCO completed the acquisition of the trade name and assets of AvPORTS, which includes seven U.S. airport management contracts, from Macquarie Aviation North America, effective January 1, 2009.

The assets being acquired by AFCO include management contracts to manage the airports on behalf of local governments at Albany International Airport (ALB) in Albany, New York; Atlantic City International Airport (ACY) in Atlantic City, New Jersey; Republic Airport (FRG) in Farmingdale, New York; Stewart International Airport (SWF) in the City of Newburgh and the Town of New Windsor, New York; Teterboro Airport (TEB) in Teterboro, New Jersey; Tweed-New Haven Regional Airport (HVN) in New Haven, Connecticut; and Westchester County Airport (HPN) in White Plains, New York.
AvPORTS originated more than 80 years ago as Pan Am World Services, a division of Pam American Airlines and in subsequent buyouts has operated under the name of Johnson Controls World Services and American Port Services.  AvPORTS is currently one of the largest private airport management companies in the U.S. with more than 500 employees.

AvPORTS areas of expertise include:


Air Carrier, Reliever & General Aviation Heliports

  • Airport Operations-Planning
  • Engineering & Development
  • Marketing & Air Service Development
  • Property Management
  • Concessions Management
  • Facility Maintenance
  • Financial Management
  • Airport Rescue & Fire Fighting
  • Noise Abatement
  • Capital Program Funding
  • Community Relations
  • Environmental Assessment & Consultancy


Passenger Terminals & Cargo Facilities

  • Air Terminal & Hangar Operations Management
  • Planning, Design & Engineering
  • Contractor Procurement
  • Development Management
  • Project Finance, Marketing & Leasing Building Maintenance
  • Concessions Management
  • Equipment Operations & Maintenance

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AFCO is a recognized leader in the development, management and operation of airports and airport infrastructure.  With broad capabilities and deep experience, AFCO provides an unparalleled level of service and value to its clients including airports, municipalities, commercial and cargo airlines, freight forwarders and a wide variety of other airport users.