Originally Posted by harvey_birdman
I believe it is an FAA regulation that prohibits automobile gas stations within x feet of airports. I had this same idea years ago. I suspect many people have had this idea.
I doubt that, otherwise how would you get nice, 100% filled up cars at the rental location? They must refill them when they come back in and I doubt they're going off property to do it.
My hunch is that the rental car companies probably pay the facility not to have a gas station.