DALLAS -- Faced with rising costs for an expansion project, the Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport Board is studying the possibility of imposing a passenger-facility charge.

Under federal law, the airport can charge up to $3 per passenger. At the maximum level, the charge, commonly known as a PFC, would generate an estimated $60 million a year to help pay the estimated $3.5 billion cost of expanding runways and terminals at the nation's second busiest airport.

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