Gregg County OKs request to hike airport fees
Gregg County — The federal fee to board a plane at East Texas Regional Airport is about to achieve equal altitude with most other airports in the country under a resolution OK’d Monday.
Gregg County Commissioners voted 3-1 to bump up the so-called Passenger Facility Charge from $3 to $4.50. The charge is paid by all passengers at the first two and final two airports they use on a single trip, consultant Lynn Leibowitz said in recommending the increase.
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