US airports were happy that the FAA reauthorization legislation passed last month (ATW Daily News, Feb. 8) restored stability to agency operations—and, by extension, airport construction project planning—but the bill's lack of a passenger facility charge (PFC) increase is a definite loss for airports. US airports are allowed to impose a maximum $4.50 PFC fee per flight segment on airline tickets after gaining approval from FAA for a targeted construction project. Airports ...

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