on links above to read articles.
made World news in NYTimes, USATODAY, Wall Street Journal, Chicago Times with articles published in major media
in over 25 states. Aviation publications like Aviation Week & Space Technology, Aviation Daily published articles. Congressional
involvement in both the U.S. House and Senate was given. Legislation was introduced in both Houses of Congress
titled "Wayport Development Act (H.R. 1581 and S.713) referred
to as The Interstate Aviation System. Wayports was debated at regional and national
conferences, institutions, universities and Transportation Research Board.
to Congress by Secretary of Transportation saying USDOT studies of Wayports was limited to "near term"
but USDOT would keep and open mind about their future long term practicality",
Academies Transportation Research Board-Strategic Choices says "No other approach to construction of new
airports appears to be capable of handling the 200-300% increase in travel that could develop by 2020".
Challenge 2010" an Aviation Industry Task Force representing the aviation industry
recommended "timely construction of 4 to 6 strategically located "wayport"-type airports to effectively
address specific regional congestion problems, to meet futuristic aviation development needs and satisfy national capacity
growth requirements of the 21st century". This is a long-term (20 year) report prepared for FAA compliance
with a Congressional mandate. FAA did not send the report to Congress but it was sent to every
member of Congress and media by a businessman who supported wayports.
"A Strategic Plan for the Nations Airport System"says "A movement away from hub & spoke structures
would dramatically postpone serious congestion and the need for new construction at super-hub airports. This could be accomplished
through diversion of "hubbing" to less congested airports/wayports".
"Airport System Capacity (ACE) Plan" states "Construction of new airports that would primarily
serve as transfer points for passengers flying to and from other airports is being discussed and studied. Economic, social
and air traffic control factors will determine if, where, and how fast such "next generation" airports are developed".
Final Environmental Impact Statement for expansion of DFW Airport (See
DEFINITION that shows FAA determined Wayports to be a reasonable and feasible alternative to expansion of large hub airports).