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For the second year in a row a record number of people used the airport — more than 950,000. That’s up 4.3% from 2015, which was the previous record year.

“2016 was the fifth year in a row that passenger numbers grew at our airport,” says Tom Babik, chairman of the airport board of directors. “This kind of growth reflects the strength of the Southwest Missouri economy. When our economy is strong and growing more people fly. Our board and airport team wish to thank everyone who decided...


Allegiant begins non-stop service between Springfield and Destin-Ft.Walton Beach, Florida, on May 25, 2017. The new service is seasonal, ending August 15,2017.

“We’re very excited to add these new non-stop flights for Springfield travelers,” says Jude Bricker, Allegiant chief operating officer. “Destin-Fort Walton Beach is an extremely popular, sunny...