06-29-2010 - Airport Number 1 in the Nation for New Flights
During one of the worst economic times in our nation's history, Reno-Tahoe International is recovering faster than any other medium or large hub airport in the country, according to statistics compiled by the Air Transportation Association.
In the past nine months, RNO has added 17 new or seasonal flights to its schedule. The ATA report that Reno's 14.7 percent increase in flights leads the nation when comparing third quarter 2009 with third quarter 2010. Second in the nation is Detroit Metro with a 13.4 percent increase and Milwaukee Mitchell Field at 12.3 percent.