Airport Authority gets funding for upgrade

BIRMINGHAM,AL (WBRC) - The Federal Aviation Administration is giving the Birmingham Airport Authority permission to use passenger facility charges to improve the Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport.  The fees which are part of each plane ticket will be used for the airports' upcoming Terminal Moderization Project. Up to 62 million dollars of the passenger facility charges will be used to pay for renovations. Construction is scheduled to begin in the first quarter of 2011.

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