Airports Mean Business

CalPilots Editor’s Note: Nevada gets, it, why is California so dense when it comes to airports???? All airports are economic engines if you take the time to make the study.

“And Southwest, which flies only 737s, is key to this community,” says Krys Bart, President and CEO of Reno-Tahoe Airport Authority. “Every time one of their planes touches down, it’s $100,000 directly into this local community.”

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Tuesday, February 7, 2012

UNR study: Reno airports generate billions for local economy
The Associated Press

RENO, Nev. – A study by two researchers at the University of Nevada, Reno
says airport operations generate about $2 billion a year for the local
economy.

The economic impact study on Reno-Tahoe International Airport and Reno-Stead
Airport released by UNR’s College of Business also found that the operations
create about 22,000 jobs in the region.

Reno-Tahoe Airport President/CEO Krys Bart says the findings underscore the
importance of air service to the region.

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