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2014 was the fourth busiest year in the 69-year history of the Springfield-Branson National Airport (SGF). The total passenger count for the year: 846,324. That’s a 12% increase in passengers when compared to the year before.

“Not only was 2014 one of the airport’s best years, it’s the best year the airport’s had since the beginning of the economic recession,” says Brian Weiler, director of aviation. “It’s a strong indication that the local and national economies are improving....

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The holidays are the time of year when infrequent (or first time) fliers fill the nation's airports. With that thought in mind the we offer the following tips for infrequent fliers - 

  • Use an airline app. Nearly all airlines have free smart phone apps that let customers make and change reservations. The apps also offer real-time flight updates and downloadable boarding passes. Using an airline app can save lots of time at the airport.
  • Get to the airport...
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