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Spring is plenty busy at the Springfield airport — in April alone the total number of passengers rose 4.5%. That’s compared to the same month last year. The upswing promises to continue this summer as airlines bring more flights and bigger planes to Springfield. This growth comes after a banner 2014 when passenger numbers grew at an annual clip of 12%.



2014 was a very good year at the Springfield-Branson National Airport (SGF) — it was the fourth busiest year in the airport’s history — and 2015 promises more of the same. Against this backdrop, the director of the airport, Brian Weiler, presents the State of the Airport Address on Thursday, March 19, at the Springfield Area Chamber of Commerce.

 “Ever since the recession started we’ve had mostly gloomy news to report,”...