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

Dillingham, Gerald L.
January 2015
GAO Reports;1/12/2015, pi
Government Documents
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.


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