Contact: Cassandra Bosco
Washington, DC, April 3, 2003 – Today, six general aviation groups signed a letter to President Bush expressing the community’s “shock and outrage” over the Mayor of Chicago’s use of national security as an excuse to demolish Meigs Field.
The letter asks the President to “reaffirm Federal authority over security matters affecting the nation’s air transportation system.” Additionally, the letter asks the President to elevate the importance of our national system of airports to that of our national system of highways.
For more information, contact Cassandra Bosco, NBAA director, public relations, at (202) 783-9362 or email@example.com.
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