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Aviation Subcommittee to Explore the State of America’s Airports

Washington, DC, February 24, 2017 | Justin Harclerode (202) 225-9446 | comments
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The Subcommittee on Aviation will hold its second hearing of the new Congress next week as part of its preparations for developing a Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) reform and reauthorization bill later this year. 

The Subcommittee will continue to explore how the federal government should best direct its efforts to ensure America has a modern infrastructure ready to take on the challenges of the modern global marketplace.  The Subcommittee will focus next week’s hearing on the current state of commercial aviation service and general aviation airports across the Nation and discuss the challenges and opportunities associated with building a globally competitive 21st century aviation infrastructure.

This hearing of the Subcommittee on Aviation, chaired by U.S. Rep. Frank LoBiondo (R-NJ), is entitled “Building a 21st Century Infrastructure for America: State of American Airports.”  The hearing is scheduled to begin at 11:00 a.m. on Wednesday, March 1, 2017, in 2167 Rayburn House Office Building.

Witnesses:

  • Mr. Sean Donohue, Chief Executive Officer, Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport
  • Mr. Lance Lyttle, Managing Director, Aviation Division, Port of Seattle
  • Ms. Christina Cassotis, Chief Executive Officer, Allegheny County Airport Authority
  • Mr. Lew Bleiweis, Executive Director, Greater Asheville Regional Airport Authority
  • Mr. Todd McNamee, Director of Airports, County of Ventura, California

    More information about the hearing, including testimony, additional background information, and live webcast, will be posted here as it becomes available. 

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    Tags: Aviation