Federal Aviation Administration

Revenue Diversion

Revenue Diversion

Generally speaking, revenue generated by the airport, must stay with the airport. The basis of the US civil aviation system is founded upon the principle … Read More

Grant Assurance 1 - General Federal Requirements

Grant Assurance 1 – General Federal Requirements

As stated in Grant Assurances, the Airport Sponsor accepts the obligations and conditions of the Federal government in exchange for either property or money (Airport … Read More


Grant Assurances

Grant assurances are a method the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) regulates and controls locally owned airports to ensure a return on their investment. By accepting … Read More


Who Owns the Airport?

Across the globe, airport management and ownership varies greatly. Even within the United States, the type of ownership varies, with the exception that almost all … Read More

Origins of aviation

Origins of Aviation

The origins of aviation begin with the Wright Brothers who infamously took the first known flight in 1903 at Kitty Hawk, NC. The changes to … Read More