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  • Chattanooga Airport set for expansion in Spring 2020

    This article was originally published on wrcbtv.com.Airport President Terry Hart says with how fast Chattanooga is growing, they want to make sure the airport keeps up with the growth of the scenic city.The Chattanooga Airport will start construction on a new $25-million parking deck next spring.Airport officials say they want to expand one of their terminals while the parking garage is being built.Airport President Terry Hart says with how fast Chattanooga is growing, they want to make sure the...  Read More...

  • A 'beacon of green light': Chattanooga Airport marks completion of solar farm

    This article was originally published on www.timesfreepress.com.Calling Chattanooga's airport a "beacon of green light," officials Wednesday marked completion of a solar farm making it the nation's first airport to produce enough energy for its daily power needs."We're a model for other airports," said Airport Authority Chairman Dan Jacobson, who challenged cities to use environmentally friendly solar power.The $10 million, three-phase project that started at the ...  Read More...

  • Chattanooga Airport may set another passenger traffic record in 2019

    This article was originally published on timesfreepress.com.Chattanooga Airport is seeing more weekend leisure travelers, helping to fuel higher passenger boardings through May and prompting predictions of another record year, officials said Monday.Boardings were 13.8% higher last month than a year ago, and about the same percent gain for all of 2019 so far, the airport reported.While Lovell Field traffic is typically heavily driven by business travel during the week, more people are flying for ...  Read More...

  • Chattanooga Airport starting nonstops to Philadelphia on Saturday

    This article was originally published on timesfreepress.com.American Airlines will begin nonstop flights from Chattanooga Airport to Philadelphia International Airport on Saturday.The first nonstop from the Scenic City to Philadelphia launches at 6:50 a.m. Saturday, offering fliers the opportunity to do business and explore one of the nation's most historic cities, officials said."When our airlines like American add new routes, they're helping us increase options for our passengers and ultimatel...  Read More...

  • Chattanooga Metropolitan Airport officials plan parking, terminal expansions

    This article was originally published on timesfreepress.com.Chattanooga Metropolitan Airport officials are laying the groundwork for the biggest expansion of the passenger terminal in more than 25 years as Lovell Field posts higher traffic after a string of record years.Officials on Monday approved work to design a $4.2 million hangar that will enable relocating older facilities near the terminal and open the way for the potential terminal expansion.The move to take down the old hangars will cre...  Read More...

  • Chattanooga Metropolitan Airport sets new passenger records

    This article was originally published on timesfreepress.com.Chattanooga Airport in 2018 set new records for passenger boardings and total traffic — topping 1 million commercial airline users — as it benefits from the city's growing economy and more flights, officials say.Passenger boardings hit 504,298 last year, the first time ever over a half million, up 4.08 percent from 2017. Total inbound and outbound traffic in 2018 soared to 1,002,414 passengers, according to the airport."When you look at...  Read More...