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For the tenth year in a row the Springfield airport has received a discrepancy free safety inspection from the Federal Aviation Administration. On Monday the FAA recognized the airport by awarding it the “Airport Safety Enhancement Award.”

The award goes to airports which receive discrepancy free safety inspections three years in a row. Getting one...


Passenger numbers at the Springfield Airport are up — way up.

In May the total number of passengers using the airport was up 15 percent. That’s the best monthly increase since before the Great Recession.

For the first five months of the year the number of passengers using the airport was up 11.7 percent —   it’s only the second time since the turn of the century that Springfield has seen a double digit increase during the five month period. The first time was in 2005 when...