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Flight schedules change at airport

By TOM LAVENTURE

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IRONWOOD — Scheduling changes for Ironwood to Chicago flights are due to a pilot shortage, according to reports at the Gogebic-Iron County Airport Board meeting on Monday.

Due to the nationwide pilot shortage, Boutique Air Inc., is unable to have two sets of pilots for its daily Ironwood service to Chicago, according to Michael Harma, airport manager. As of June 15 the airline has moved the flight time for Flight 831 to Chicago from 5:15 a.m. to 7:15 a.m., and moved up the 8:10 p.m. return Flight 836 flight from Chicago to 7:10 p.m.

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