Apart from the homebase in Zurich, Flughafen Zürich AG is currently engaged at six airports in four countries in Latin America. New project opportunities in the existing and other markets are regularly examined.
In November 2013, a consortium including Zurich Airport won a 30 year concession to operate the Tancredo Neves International Airport (CNF) serving Brazil’s 3rd largest agglomeration with a 5.5 million population including the city of Belo Horizonte. Flughafen Zurich will advise CNF in commercial and operational matters and has nominated the Operations and Commercial Officers.
In March 2017 Flughafen Zürich AG was awarded the concession to operate and expand Hercílio Luz International Airport (IATA: FLN) in the city of Florianópolis in southern Brazil. Following the signing of the concession agreement, which is expected mid 2017, Flughafen Zürich AG will own 100% of the airport and operate it under a concession until 2047.
A-port Chile S.A. is based in Santiago de Chile. Through A-port Flughafen Zürich AG has indirect stakes in two regional airports in Chile: Antofagasta and Iquique in the north.
Operaciones S.A. The concession of Iquique is expected to last 18 years up to a maximum of 25 years. The concession of Antofagasta will run until 2022.
A-port also held the concessions for Calama and La Serena airports until 2012, and operated the airport in Puerto Montt until 2014.
A-port Operaciones S.A. is the airport operating arm of Flughafen Zürich AG in Latin America and the Caribbean. Flughafen Zürich AG holds a 49% in A-port Chile S.A. and a 62% stake in A-port
Since 2009, Flughafen Zürich AG is a minority shareholder (7.5%) of Curaçao Airport Partners N.V. (CAP), the concessionaire of Curacao Airport, and has the right to appoint the Chief Operations Officer. Flughafen Zürich AG, through A-port Operaciones S.A., holds an operations and management (O&M) agreement for the operation of the airport and provides expert advice in different fields of expertise including operations, commercial and infrastructure development.
Flughafen Zürich AG's affiliate A-port Operaciones Colombia S.A.S. entered into a technical services agreement (TSA) with OPAIN, the concessionaire of Bogotá’s main El Dorado airport. A-port Operaciones Colombia supports OPAIN in all operational and commercial matters, and was responsible for the successful start-up of the new international and domestic terminals of El Dorado Airport.
A-port Operaciones Colombia holds the positions of the Chief Operations Officer, Director Airport Operations, Director Operations Planning and the Director of Airport Maintenance.