Airport Authority

An airport authority is an independent entity charged with the operation and oversight of an airport or group of airports. These authorities are often governed by a group of airport commissioners, who are appointed to lead the authority by a government official. When the authority of an entity encompasses more than just the airports in an area, harbor and rail facilities for example, the entity may be referred to as a port authority.

In Canada, airport authorities usually refer to private (not government owned or affiliated) not-for-profit companies that are established to manage a city's commercial airports.

Read more about Airport Authority:  Examples of Airport Authorities Overseeing Multiple Airports

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Canadian Airports Council
... The Canadian Airports Council (CAC) is the Canadian trade association for Canada's airports and a division of Airports Council International-North America ... Formed in 1991, as the devolution of airports to local control was beginning under Canada's National Airports Policy, the CAC has 46 members that represent more ... These include all of the airports in Canada's National Airports System and other commercial airports in every province and territory ...
Greenland Airport Authority
... The Greenland Airport Authority (Kalaallisut Mittarfeqarfiit, Danish Grønlands Lufthavnsvæsen) is the national airport operator of the airports in Greenland, in ... by the Government of Greenland, it operates 13 airports, all of which can accommodate fixed-wing STOL operations year-round, and two can handle airliners ... The company employs over 400 people, mainly staffing the main airports ...
The Law Offices Of Sam Bernstein - Notable Cases - Northwest Airlines and Wayne County Airport Authority (filed April 2008)
... Suit filed against Northwest Airlines (NWA) and Wayne County Airport Authority on behalf of five disabled passengers, claiming that NWA and the Airport Authority violated the ... The suit alleged that Detroit Metro Airport and NWA have dropped passengers to the floor, denied them accessible parking, damaged wheelchairs and failed to provide an area for guide dogs to relieve ... Further, the suit alleged that Detroit Metro Airport could be in violation of federal laws developed to improve access for the physically disabled ...
Alabama International Airport Authority - History
... The idea of replacing the existing Birmingham International Airport first came to fruition in 1988 when then governor Guy Hunt proposed that the state build a new airport to ... In 1991, the Alabama International Airport Authority was established by the state legislature with the purpose of developing both where the facility would be constructed as well as the ... The laws for establishing and running this Authority are in the Code of Alabama under Chapter 4-2A "Alabama International Airport Authority." The authority was composed of ten ...
Airport Authority - Examples of Airport Authorities Overseeing Multiple Airports
... Canada Edmonton Airports Edmonton City Centre (Blatchford Field) Airport Edmonton/Cooking Lake Airport Edmonton/Cooking Lake Water Aerodrome Edmonton International Airport Edmonton/Villeneuve Airport France A ... Hanscom Field Worcester Regional Airport Metropolitan Airports Commission - Minneapolis-Saint Paul Minneapolis-Saint Paul International Airport Airlake Airport St ... Paul Downtown Airport Anoka County-Blaine Airport Crystal Airport Flying Cloud Airport Lake Elmo Airport Metropolitan Nashville Airport Authority (MNAA ...

Famous quotes containing the words authority and/or airport:

    Society in general do not like originality, especially in woman, as it looks like defying man’s authority for a woman to prefer her own methods to accepting those laid down for the majority.
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    It was like taking a beloved person to the airport and returning to an empty house. I miss the people. I miss the world.
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