Airport business soars in 2018
March 6, 2019
Business at the Sweetwater County Regional Airport continues to climb as the airports 2018 figures show growth over previous years.
Speaking to the Green River City Council Tuesday night, Devon Brubaker, airport director, said the airport has its third best year on record as far as the number of passengers processed. Nearly 48,000 passengers utilized the Sweetwater County Regional Airport in 2018.
That amount is up 32.2 percent over passenger numbers in 2017 and 47.7 percent over 2016’s passenger count.
The two higher years, 2011 and 2012, were a result of the booming oil and gas econom...