Wright Amendment

The Wright Amendment of 1979 is a federal law governing traffic at Dallas Love Field, an airport in Dallas, Texas, USA. It originally limited most non-stop flights to destinations within Texas and neighboring states. The limits began phasing out in 1997 and 2005. In 2006, the amendment was repealed leaving some restrictions intact until 2014 but with an added restriction on the number of gates allowed.

Read more about Wright Amendment:  Background, Passage of The Wright Amendment, Alterations and Bypass Efforts, Repeal Efforts, Text of Amendment

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