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AVSC 2150 Module 12 Lecture
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What do airports really bring in instead of airplanes?
Everything you see at one airport may be...
Completely different at another airport
Who are the main customers of an airport?
The airport manager is not responsible for carrying out his goal for the airport, but he is responsible for carrying out the goals of who?
The primary sponsors of an airport.
What are some airport funding acts?
1946 Federal Aid to Airport Act, 1970 Airport & Airways Development Act, 1970 Airport & Airways Revenue Act, 1982 Airport & Airway Improvement Act
What was an important regulation that the 1970 Airport & Airways Development/Revenue Act created?
Part 139 (Airport Certification Regulations) and they also establish the airport and airways "trust fund"
What are some of the modern airport acts?
1982 Noise Abatement Act, 1990 Aviation Noise and Capacity ACT, 2000 Aviation Investment & Reform Act For The 21st Century (AIR-21)
The Aviation Noise & Capacity Act also created the...
Passenger facility charge (PFC) (it is a $3 charge for 50% AIE
How many airports are in the United States?
How many public use airports are in the United States?
How many airports recieve federal funding in the United States?
3,331+14 proposed airports
How many airports in the United States offer commercial service?
What are large hubs airports?
They are airports that handle more than 1% of the passenger travel
What are medium hub airports?
They are airports that handle less than than 1%, but more than 0.25% of the passenger travel
What are small hub airports?
They are airports that handle less than than 0.25%, but more than 0.05% of the passenger travel
They are airports that handle less than than 0.05% of the passenger travel
What are the different airport categories?
Military/Civilian Airports, Cargo Service Airport, General Aviation Reliever Airport, and General Aviation Airports
Which states have a state owned and operated airports?
Alaska & Hawaii
Who can own and operate and airport?
Municipalities (City, County, State Owned/operated), Port Authority/Airport Authority or Commission (it is independent from the state and local government. They are self seficient and can operate more than one airport at a time and not have to hire airport directors.)
What is an example of an airport run by port authority/airport authority or commission?
If an municipally owned and operated airport struggles what effect can it have on the community?
It can increase the public's expenses (Port Authority/Airport Authority or Commission operated airports don't have this problem since e they are privately operated)
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