Making American Airports Great Again

American airports can be great again under the Trump administration

Human flight via airplanes was invested in the United States, by the Wright Brothers, near Kitty Hawk, North Carolina. The country that invested flying should have many of the greatest airports in the world, but sadly, none of ours rank in the top 25 worldwide. Just as President Dwight D. Eisenhower championed the creation of the Interstate Highway System, President Trump can lead the way toward the United States having the best airports in the world.

We currently have an antiquated federally controlled system of building and maintaining airports under the Airport Improvement System (AIP), which provides federal grants for capital improvements at public-use airports. AIP grants have many restrictions on their use, and while 90 percent of all air traveler use the largest 60 airports in the U.S., they receive 27 percent of AIP grants while smaller airports…



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