What Allegiant is to airlines (ATW, 2/10, p. 60), BransonAirport LLC aspires to be for airports—an unbundled, unbridled generator of real, live revenue. As the LLC indicates, it is an entirely private entity, one that bills itself as “the first privately developed and operated commercial airport in the country,” according to Marketing Manager Deidre McCormick. Private is the pervasive word at this $160 million, one-runway enclave carved from an octet of Ozark hills. ...

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