North American Airports Council Calls for Long-term U.S. Aviation Policy

 - September 13, 2012, 3:25 PM

The Airports Council International-North America board of directors unanimously approved a resolution that calls upon the U.S. government to create “a national aviation policy that will provide the kind of long-term stability aviation needs to remain the nation’s gateway for economic growth and development.” The resolution calls for “flexible, adequate funding sources” for infrastructure improvements needed to ensure the safety and security of air travel. According to ACI-NA, aviation supports 10.5 million jobs, creating a payroll of $365 billion and an annual output of $1.2 trillion, in the U.S.