Section 103-249; Ord. 17284; Authorizing the City to Collect the Airline "Passenger Facility Charge" (PFC) from Passengers Embarking from Columbia Regional Airport


Ordinance No.            17284              Council Bill No.           B 146-02            

AN ORDINANCE

authorizing the City to collect the airline “Passenger Facility Charge” from passengers embarking from Columbia Regional Airport; and fixing the time when this ordinance shall become effective.

    WHEREAS, Federal regulations establish and authorize the collection of “Passenger Facility Charges” (PFC) from passengers boarding commercial flights within the United States; and

    WHEREAS, all funds generated by PFCs are required by Federal regulation  to be used to fund the local share of airport improvements.

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT ORDAINED BY THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF COLUMBIA, MISSOURI, AS FOLLOWS:

    SECTION 1.  Upon approval of the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), the City shall collect the airline PFC in the amount of $4.50 in the manner and for the purposes set out by FAA regulations.

    SECTION 2.  This ordinance shall be in full force and effect from and after its passage.

    PASSED this 6th day of May, 2002.