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TRB's Airport Cooperative Research Program (ACRP) Legal Research Digest 7: Airport Governance and Ownership addresses the issue of essential powers to operate an airport; defines what airport governance includes; describes the advantages and disadvantages of the various governance structures; identifies and analyzes a number of projects where airports were transferred from one form of governance to another; and examines legal problems encountered during these transfers.

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National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine. 2009. Airport Governance and Ownership. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press.

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71 pages |  8.5 x 11 |  DOI:

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