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Airport Investment: The Key to America’s Competitiveness

On May 15, 2017, the Philadelphia International Airport (PHL) hosted Building America’s Future and Airports Council International – North America, along with numerous members of the Philadelphia Congressional delegation, to kick off the fifth annual Infrastructure Week. In a press conference and behind-the-scenes airfield tour of PHL, a group of bipartisan voices called for robust infrastructure investment that includes a significant funding component for airports.

Speakers included:

  • Ed Rendell, Building America’s Future co-chair and former Pennsylvania Governor
  • Chellie Cameron, Philadelphia International Airport CEO
  • Kevin Burke, Airports Council International – North America President and CEO
  • Congressman Patrick Meehan, Pennsylvania’s 7th Congressional District
  • Congressman Donald Norcross, New Jersey’s 1st Congressional District
  • Congressman Brendan Boyle, Pennsylvania’s 13th Congressional District  
  • Senator Christopher Coons of Delaware



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