Facts & Stats - Protocol & International Affairs Miami International Airport is the first airport in the nation and one of the very few major airports in the world to provide protocol services. It is also the number one airport in the U.S. for international diplomatic traffic with the exception of the two major airports in Washington D.C. combined.

  • Still the only airport in the nation with a full protocol service
  • Approximately 5, 500 protocol details for the year
  • A total of 337 heads of states including, presidents and other heads of governments used our services
  • 30 royal parties including reigning monarchs from Europe, Middle East Asia and Africa used our services
  • Approximately 100 planeside arrivals and departures were serviced
  • Still the only airport in the nation with specially dedicated VIP facilities to accommodate foreign dignitaries

Special International Events Handled by Protocol

Summit of the Americas Miami 1994
Summit of the
Americas
Miami 1994

Papal Visit in Miami - 1987
Papal Visit in
Miami - 1987

 

Summit of the America Quebec City 2000
Summit of the
Americas
Quebec City 2000

Conference of the Non-Aligned Nations Cancun 1987
Conference of
the Non-Aligned Nations
Cancun 1987

HM. Queen Elizabeth of England Visit to Miami
HM. Queen Elizabeth
of England
Visit to Miami

Opening of UN General Assembly New York Every Year in October
Opening of UN
General Assembly
New York
Every Year in October

Funeral of the Last Emperor of Japan and Coronation of New Emperor of Japan Tokyo
Funeral of the Last
Emperor of Japan and Coronation of New Emperor of Japan - Tokyo

FTAA Ministerial Miami 2004
FTAA Ministerial
Miami 2004

 

Other events handled by protocol: