CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Shawn Dorsch, chair of Charlotte's Airport Advisory Panel, has come under fire recently for emailing a state lawmaker and at least two leaders in neighboring counties in support of an airport authority.

NBC Charlotte interviewed Dorsch on February 11, 2013 about the airport, two days before the a bill to form an authority was introduced in the North Carolina General Assembly.

In that conversation, Dorsch told us why he thought an authority would be natural and logical. Here is that unedited part of the interview.

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