More Aviation Funds for Sooners Unlikely
May, Bill, THE JOURNAL RECORD
Journal Record Staff Reporter
Disbursement of federal aviation trust fund money is distributed fairly and equitably among the 50 states, so there's not much chance that Oklahoma's share will increase appreciably, the nation's top aviation official said Tuesday.
Oklahoma officials have complained for years that of the federal aviation taxes paid from the state, only 4.6 percent is returned annually for use on airport improvement projects. This figure, however, is misleading, said David R. Hinson, administrator of the Federal Aviation Administration.
"If you look at a particular time period, I'm sure that you can make a case that one state or the …
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