User Taxes and Allocations of United States Airport and Airway System Costs

User Taxes and Allocations of United States Airport and Airway System Costs

This paper summarises the results of a cost allocation study carried out for the US government. Taxes paid by air carriers and general aviation vary mainly with distance travelled, while costs of the Airport and Airway System are mainly incurred in terminal control. There are large shortfalls in tax recovery, especially from general aviation.

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