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Subsidies keep small-airport flights in the air

Written By: Jason Shafrin - Dec• 31•07

The USA Today reports on your government in action (“Subsidies…“):

Flying round-trip from Lewistown, Mont., to Billings — also a two-hour-drive — costs $88 as well on Big Sky. The government cost: $1,343 per passenger. Just two people a day took the Lewistown-to-Billings flights on average in 2006, according to the DOT.

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