Study puts numbers to Eagle County airport impact

By scott miller

EAGLE COUNTY — The Eagle County Regional Airport brings a lot of people, and their money, to the Vail Valley. A recent study has put firm numbers behind that broad statement, and those numbers are impressive.Those numbers come from a study about airport visitors during the 2014-2015 ski season. The statistically valid survey was conducted by RRC Associates, a Boulder-based market research and analysis company. The winter study — a summer study should be finished later this year — was funded by a combination of the airport itself, Vail Resorts and the EGE Air Alliance, a local nonprofit group that …

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