U.S. DOT Report Cites Expansion Needs for Airports

Sanchez, Humberto
June 2004
Bond Buyer;6/25/2004, Vol. 348 Issue 31913, p36
Trade Publication
Reports on the statement by United States Transportation Secretary Norman Y. Mineta that airports serving growing cities need to build new runways and related infrastructure to handle more passengers. Positive impact of airport investments on employment and economic conditions; Provision of grants to airports in Atlanta, Georgia; Use by some airport authorities of federal transportation grants to back tax-exempt bonds used to finance infrastructure projects.


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