Activity at Pangborn Memorial Airport in the first half of 2014 is significantly ahead of 2013 levels innearly all categories. Enplanements, the number of passengers flying through Pangborn on Alaska Air,are up 6.6% in the first six months of 2014 versus the first six months of 2013, which was the best yearever for Pangborn enplanements.This has pushed the load factor, the percentage of seats transporting passengers, near the 70% mark.Port of Chelan County Commissioner President JC Baldwin reacted to the good news saying, “The bestway to get more flights, more airlines and more direct destinations is to use the service you currentlyhave, and our community is clearly doing just that.” Strong load factors insure profitability of routes.In addition, car rental activity at the airport was up nearly 30%, reflecting increased business and leisuretravel to north central Washington.For more information or a copy of the latest activity report, please contact Craig Larsen, Port of ChelanCounty Director of Business Development, at 509-663-5159.For further information, please contact:Trent Moyers, Pangborn Memorial Airport Director, (509) 884-2494

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