Serving Gogebic, Iron and Ontonagon Counties

Airport board chooses jet service

By TOM LAVENTURE

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IRONWOOD - The Gogebic-Iron County Airport Board will recommend a jet service carrier to become the next Essential Air Service (EAS) provider, following meetings with three applicant airlines on Thursday.

The decision to choose Denver Air Connection over the two other applicants that provide propeller airplane service was partly to increase boardings and grow regional air service in the long term, according to member comments. The other was the belief that providing jet service would attract more potential flyers to and from the area and restor...