October 7, 2012
The nose of a Lear jet 60 is shown at Jefferson City Memorial Airport against the backdrop of Missouri's Capitol building. City officials recently started exploring plans to have the facility designated as a reliever airport for Columbia's Regional Airport.
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Several U.S. cities have used minimum-revenue guarantees to attract airlines
Both Jefferson City and Cole County have approved contributions to the Columbia Regional Airport in hopes of landing a new airline in the area. In making the pitch to local officials, Columbia Mayor Bob McDavid cited Manhattan, Kan., as an example of a successful revenue guarantee, with a majority of funds returned to contributors at the end of the agreement.
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