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The holiday travel season, which includes Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year’s, will be here before you know it. It’s the time of year when infrequent (or first time) fliers fill airports across the country. With that thought in mind the Springfield airport offers tips for new and infrequent fliers:

  • Don't procrastinate –– buy that airline...

June was the busiest month in the Springfield airport’s history with 118,477 total passengers. It continues a growth streak that began eight years ago. The unprecedented growth resulted in the airport reaching the one million annual passenger mark last year for the time ever. The growth shows no signs of slowing down –– so far this year passenger growth is up 8.7% over last year.

Passenger numbers have grown 47% since 2011 driven by the airlines use of larger planes, more flights, and...