Liberal, KS

Now: 67 °F

Currently: Fair

Hi: 67 °F | Lo: 39 °F

Wednesday

Hi: 68 °F 

Lo: 35 °F

Thursday

Hi: 47 °F 

Lo: 25 °F

Friday

Hi: 57 °F 

Lo: 30 °F

Saturday

Hi: 68 °F 

Lo: 33 °F

Sunday

Hi: 54 °F 

Lo: 29 °F

Garden City Enplanements Up

KSCB News - December 6, 2012 4:16 pm

Passenger boardings at the Garden City Regional Airport have soared since it began offering new routes to Dallas-Fort Worth this year.

Airport officials recorded 16,051 boardings in the last eight months, surpassing the 11,690 for all of last year.

Airport director of aviation Rachelle Powell says the increase started after American Eagle began offering

The Garden City Telegram reports the increased business will allow the city access to more federal funding for the airport. Powell says because the airport exceeded 10,000 boardings this year, it will receive $1 million in federal funding for airport improvements. The money will be used for snow removal equipment and taxiway improvements in 2014.

 

Latest Stories

Liberal City Commission to Meet, Will Consider Street Lighting Purchase

The Liberal City Commission will meet Tuesday evening at 5:30pm with a light agenda. Items to...

Fire Destroys RV at Campgrounds Near Guymon

Sunday afternoon, Guymon Firefighters responded to a reported RV fire west of Guymon on Hwy 64...

Seward County Commission Meets, Approves Additional Funds for Rural Fire

The Seward County Commission  met on Monday October 21 at 5:30pm. Board appointments were made to...