METROPOLITAN WASHINGTON AIRPORTS AUTHORITY: Contracting Practices Do Not Always Comply with Airport Lease Requirements
GENERAL ACCOUNTING OFFICE WASHINGTON DC
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The Metropolitan Washington Airports Act of 1986 provided for the lease of Washington Dulles International Airport Dulles and Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport Reagan Nationaland the transfer of operating responsibility from the federal government to the Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority. The Authority is an independent, nonfederal, public entity that has operated the government-owned airports since June 7,1987, under a 50-year lease with the U.S.Department of Transportation. The transfer of operating responsibility was intended to facilitate timely improvements at the airports to meet the growing demand for air transportation.
- Terminal Flight Facilities
- Commercial and General Aviation