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By David Martin

Airport sees recovery in passenger use


October 7, 2020

The coronavirus pandemic hasn’t been kind to commercial airports.

As the lockdown and the subsequent health orders have dissuaded people from using air travel, airports around the country have reported large decreases in commercial air travel.

The Southwest Wyoming Regional Airport is no different, reporting a 74% decrease in passenger county from last year.

In 2019, the airport reported 30,083 passengers utilizing commercial air service out of Rock Springs at the end of September, while only having 7,763 so far in 2020.

Devon Brubaker, the airport’s manager, said the airport is recov...

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