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U.S. Aviation Infrastructure

United Boeing 747-400 San Francisco International Airport

June 2, 2015

United Boeing 747-400 San Francisco International Airport
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The United States has the most heavily-trafficked aviation system in the world, but its airports and airlines lag other developed countries in performance. While the United States is a leader in aircraft manufacturing, investment in airport infrastructure has stalled over the past decade. However, new technologies could have major implications on the industry as a whole, such as the use of satellite-based air traffic control systems, and the emergence of unmanned drones. A new backgrounder, U.S. Aviation Infrastructure, explores the strengths, shortcomings, and opportunities for air transportation in the United States.

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