Could state authority take over Atlanta airport?

Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport
Delta Air Lines activity at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport on April 3, 2017. (Photo by Todd DeFeo/The DeFeo Groupe)

ATLANTA — A state lawmaker from the southernmost fringes of Atlanta’s exurbs wants a state authority to oversee Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport, a new report suggests.

“The airport is the largest economic engine in the Southeast,” The Atlanta Journal-Constitution quoted state Sen. Bert Jones, R-Jackson. “We’re a state of about 10 million folks. I think we should at least have an operation that has folks from all over the state to have a say in how it is operated.”

Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport is the world’s busiest airport. The proposal has little to no chance of approval.

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