Funds slow to come to airport

Congress is considering legislation that would help improve service at small airports like the Durango-La Plata County Airport, according to Colorado’s senators.

The Federal Aviation Administration bill, which is being touted as the first jobs bill of the 112th Congress, also aims to reduce flight delays and protect air travelers. Congress has stalled on a new FAA bill for three years, leaving small airports in doubt about their funding.

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