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Resource ID: #24376
Subject: Airports
Source: USA Today (McLean, Va.)
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Date: 09/17/2009; 11/02/2009; 12/14/2009; 12/31/2009

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Every year the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has been given a grant, which then will be distributed to airports. The question is where does this money come from and how is it spent? The answer to the first half is the commercial-airline passengers, who pay the ticket taxes which in turn becomes the grant. The second part of the question is answered by not the improvement of airline travel, but rather the private pilots who fly corporate and recreational planes.

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