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BAF Infrastructure Week Event Highlights Need for Airport Investments

During the sixth annual infrastructure week Infrastructure Week, Building America’s Future co-hosted an event with Tampa International Airport and Airports Council International-North America to highlight the need for airport investments. Kerry O’Hare, BAF Vice President and Director of Policy, spoke to attendees about the importance of investing in infrastructure in order to keep America economically competitive.

 

Infrastructure That Needs Investment

The locally-imposed user fee used by airports to partially fund airport infrastructure projects known as the Passenger Facility Charge (PFC) has not been adjusted since 2000 and as a result has lost 50% of its purchasing power.

Meet the Co-Chairs

Ray LaHood
Former US Secretary of Transportation
Edward G. Rendell
Former Governor

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Kate Gallego
Mayor of Phoenix