US Airport Funding Needs an Overhaul, not More Government Involvement

Though the United States is by far the strongest economy in the world, our airports leave something to be desired. Wherever you fly domestically, terminal buildings are often outdated, logistics don’t make sense, and unwelcoming flight gates make any delays an obnoxious burden. European and Middle Eastern airports, with their glitz and glamor, routinely put ours to shame. And while both Congress and the White House agree that airports need more investment, the current debate focuses on how to modernize airport infrastructure. Some suggest more taxpayer money should be directed to airport projects while others suggest increasing one of the […]