Third Airport Advances

Shields, Yvette
June 2004
Bond Buyer;6/9/2004, Vol. 348 Issue 31901, p31
Trade Publication
Reports that the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration has approved the Illinois Transportation Department's passenger forecast estimates for a new third regional airport. Location of the airport; Number of passengers expected to be generated in the airport's first year of operations; Importance of quantifying the potential market demand.


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