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Study Shows Airports Boost Economy

What do the airports in the state bring to the table, economically speaking?  According to a study released yesterday, a lot.  The study, that is being released today, shows the airports bring in 14 billion dollars in spending and create 70 thousand jobs with the 4 largest airports in our state; Fort Wayne International being one of those accounting for better than half of that.  The study was done to show the federal government the proposed cuts to spending will economically hurt, not only communities, but entire states.

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