President Barack Obama's State of the Union address Jan. 28 hit the theme of rebuilding American infrastructure several times, making U.S. airports and their proponents happy. “Commercial aviation makes a tremendous economic impact across virtually all sectors, and dedicated investment is long overdue, especially in our nation's airports,” said Airports Council International-North America CEO Kevin Burke. Still stinging from last year's sequestration-related FAA furloughs, threatened closure ...

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