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A record number of people are using the Springfield-Branson National Airport (SGF).

504,295 passengers used the airport during the first six months of 2018. 365,146 passengers used the airport during the same period in 2013. The numbers represent an increase of 38% in just five years.

More routes and larger planes have led to three back-to-back record years. This makes the airport one of the fastest growing for its size in the nation. The airport just missed reaching a...


The Springfield-Branson National Airport (SGF) has some advice for everyone flying from Springfield this summer: arrive at this airport at least two hours before your flight’s scheduled departure time. Those who don’t may miss their flight.

Regular customers tend to expect short lines at SGF. Historically, that’s the way it’s been, with wait times often less than 10 minutes. But things are rapidly changing — lines are longer and so are wait times. 20 to 30 minute waits are now common...