BRADENTON, Fla. - Charlotte, N.C. is again in court fighting passage of a second bill by the state General Assembly transferring Charlotte Douglas International Airport's operations from the city to a 13-member commission. The first bill was repealed.

In a lawsuit filed July 30, attorneys for Charlotte argue that the bill creating the Charlotte Douglas International Airport Commission as an "agency" of the city to run the airport is unconstitutional and contradicts the authority of the Federal Aviation Administration to license airports.

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