County Airport Infrastructure Investments: Helping Economic Development Take Flight


Counties play a critical role in ensuring safe, efficient and resilient transportation infrastructure across the U.S., investing more than $100 billion annually to build and maintain public infrastructure. In addition to being responsible for 45 percent of public roads and 40 percent of bridges, counties are involved in the operations of 30 percent of public airports throughout the country. Through investments in these airports and related infrastructure, county governments play a critical role in projects that foster economic growth across America.

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