Subcommittee to Hold Hearing on Airport Infrastructure and American Competitiveness

March 16, 2017

WASHINGTON - U.S. Sen. Roy Blunt (R-Mo.), chairman of the Subcommittee on Aviation Operations, Safety, and Security, will convene a hearing on Thursday, March 23, 2017, at 10:00 a.m. titled “FAA Reauthorization: Perspectives on Improving Airport Infrastructure and Aviation Manufacturing.” The hearing will examine airport infrastructure issues, regulatory certification processes at the Federal Aviation Administration, and reforms to improve U.S. competitiveness in the global marketplace for aviation products and manufacturing.

Witness Panel I - Airport Infrastructure:

•    Ms. Rhonda Hamm-Niebruegge, Executive Director, St. Louis Lambert International Airport
•    Mr. Bob Montgomery, Vice President, Airport Affairs, Southwest Airlines

Witness Panel II - Aviation Manufacturing:

•    Ms. Peggy Gilligan, Associate Administrator for Aviation Safety, Federal Aviation Administration
•    Dr. Gerald Dillingham, Director of Civil Aviation Issues, Government Accountability Office
•    Mr. Greg Fedele, President, Sabreliner Aviation

Hearing Details:
Thursday, March 23, 2017
10:00 a.m.
Subcommittee on Aviation Operations, Safety, and Security
The hearing will be held in Senate Russell Office Building, Room 253. Witness testimony, opening statements, and a live video of the hearing will be available here.