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Airport Fees

One of the many assurances that airports give in order to receive federal funds is that the facility will be available for public use on “reasonable conditions” and without “unjust discrimination.”  In other words, an airport can set conditions for users and even discriminate against some users, as long as

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Dueling FBOs

It is acceptable for an airport to have only one FBO if it is impractical to have two.  At many airports there is enough land to go around, but not enough business.  Or is there?  Who decides?  The FAA.  And to do so, the FAA created The Airport Compliance Program.

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