Eagle airport gears up for busy weekend

Eagle airport gears up for busy weekend
Local News

By scott miller

GYPSUM — Visitors who fly into the valley fall into two relatively distinct groups: those buy airline tickets, and those who come and go on private jets. The 2015 FIS Alpine World Ski Championships seems to have drawn visitors from the latter camp.“I wouldn’t say we’ve seen a big bump (from the championships),” Eagle County Aviation Director Greg Phillips said. “And even if the business was out there, airlines can’t just add flights — they don’t have planes sitting around waiting to be used.”Solid numbers from February won’t be available until mid-March or so, but Phillips said just looking at …

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