Indy Airport Recognized Among Best

Indianapolis International Named 'Best Regional Airport'

Indianapolis International Airport officials said Tuesday that the airport has been recognized as among the best in the world.

Airports Council International ranked Indianapolis as the best regional airport in North America as part of its Airport Service Quality awards.

Indianapolis International was also named among the best in North America's best airports that serve fewer than 15 million passengers a year.

"We are honored to have received this outstanding recognition," said John Clark, CEO of the Indianapolis Airport Authority. "I have long believed that Indianapolis International is one of the best airports in the world, and this award confirms that in the eyes of the aviation and airline industry."

Clark said the airport keeps a close eye on the customer experience and that it paid off with the recognition.

The awards were based on 300,000 passenger surveys.