TITLE

Raising Passenger Facility Charges Would Increase Airport Funding, but Other Effects Less Certain

AUTHOR(S)
Dillingham, Gerald L.
PUB. DATE
January 2015
SOURCE
GAO Reports;1/12/2015, pi
SOURCE TYPE
Government Documents
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses Passenger Facility Charges (PFCs), which are federally authorized fees paid by passengers at the time of ticket purchase to help pay for capital development at commercial service airports. It further discusses a report of the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) in which discusses the potential effects of PFC cap increases, how well the current PFC collection process works, and alternative PFC collection methods. It further offers recommendations from the GAO.
ACCESSION #
100416199

 

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