H.R. 827: To amend title 49, United States Code, to allow for additional flights beyond the perimeter restriction applicable to Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport, and for other purposes

March 2, 2011 at 9:46 am | Posted in Aviation Law | Leave a comment

by P.J. Blount with the blog faculty

H.R. 827: To amend title 49, United States Code, to allow for additional flights beyond the perimeter restriction applicable to Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport, and for other purposes was introduced on February 28, 2011 by Rep. David Schweikert (R-AZ5):

HR 827 IH

112th CONGRESS

1st Session

H. R. 827

To amend title 49, United States Code, to allow for additional flights beyond the perimeter restriction applicable to Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport, and for other purposes.

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

February 28, 2011

Mr. SCHWEIKERT (for himself, Mr. PASTOR of Arizona, Mr. ISSA, Mr. FILNER, Mr. FLAKE, Mr. WATT, Mr. DANIEL E. LUNGREN of California, Mr. GOSAR, Ms. BERKLEY, and Mr. QUAYLE) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure

A BILL

To amend title 49, United States Code, to allow for additional flights beyond the perimeter restriction applicable to Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport, and for other purposes.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,

SECTION 1. EXTENDING LENGTH OF FLIGHTS FROM RONALD REAGAN WASHINGTON NATIONAL AIRPORT.

Section 41718 of title 49, United States Code, is amended by adding at the end the following:

`(g) Use of Airport Slots for Beyond Perimeter Flights- Notwithstanding section 49109 or any other provision of law, any air carrier that holds or operates air carrier slots at Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport as of January 1, 2011, pursuant to subparts K and S of part 93 of title 14, Code of Federal Regulations, which are being used as of that date for scheduled service between that airport and a large hub airport may use such slots for service between Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport and any airport located outside of the perimeter restriction described in section 49109, except that an air carrier may not use multi-aisle or widebody aircraft to provide the service authorized by this subsection.’.

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