Opposing Aviation User Fees

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Aviation User Fee Resource

 

GA FUEL TAXES

PER FLIGHT USER FEES

Government
Perspective

Prepay for Use
(Makes avoidance impossible)

Post-pay for Use
(Makes collection more difficult)

No Bureaucracy to
Administer

Creates IRS Branch of FAA
A new Sky-R-S

Keeps Focus on Safety

Dilutes Focus by
Adding Revenue Collection

User Perspective

No Record Keeping Requirements

Record Keeping Requirements

No Processing Costs/Burden

Processing Costs/Burdens

Understood and Accepted by Users

Negative Impact in Foreign Countries

Simple Congestion Deterrent

No Congestion Deterrent

Pro-Environment

No Environmental Incentive