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Sometime this week the one millionth passenger of the year will use the Springfield-Branson National Airport (SGF). It’s the first time in history that that many people have used the airport is a single year. Civic leaders and airport customers gathered at the airport Thursday morning to celebrate.

“Since actual passenger numbers won’t be available from airlines until mid-January, we asked the math department at Missouri State to do a statistical forecast to help determine as close as...


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...