Can local airport grow its flight schedules?

18th April, 2016 by

By scott miller

EAGLE COUNTY — The winter flight season which recently ended is being hailed as a good one at the Eagle County Regional Airport. Good enough, in fact, that the final numbers may actually show an increase in airline passengers for the season. But more growth is still on the minds of airport officials and backers.The airport has fought some stiff headwinds for the past several years. A combination of a slowly recovering economy, airline consolidation and a shift toward smaller aircraft has resulted in steady declines in passenger numbers. It’s been some time since the airport was the state’s second-busiest …

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