An airport authority should be established in Milwaukee County to manage, operate, develop, and issue revenue bonds for the county's two airports, according to a state-funded study released this month.

General Mitchell International and Timmerman airports are controlled by the Milwaukee County Board. The study recommends a power-sharing arrangement in which an airport authority would run the airports. The board, which would retain title to the land and facilities would have to approve future plans for the airports.

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