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GoCHO – Charlottesville Airport Getting More Flights?

Namely to these locations: CLE Cleveland-Hopkins International Airport @ Cleveland, OH EWR Newark Liberty International Airport @ Newark, NJ IAH George Bush Intercontinental/Houston Airport @ Houston, TX ORD Chicago O’Hare International Airport @ Chicago, IL Combine more flights with a longer runway , and Charlottesville-Albemarle Airport will expand its runway by 800 feet with initial Phase 1A a $6 million dollar project funded in part by the Virginia Aviation Board and the Airport Authority. The runway extension will allow us to accommodate more fully-booked flights in varying weather conditions, improving service to travelers and the airlins we serve. When the extension is complete, more flights can be fully booked and depart from and land at CHO; this means more options for travel to and from CHO and more seats on flights mean lower fares for those flying from CHO.

…NBC29 has learned that CHO is in negotiations with three air carriers which could provide service to Chicago and Florida; one of the three prospects is being touted as a “low-fare” carrier.

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CHO Responds to Questions about their impending demise

Interestingly enough, the local CBS Newsplex carried a story on this report, even though the Coalition has failed to return calls or requests for factual data utilized to comprise their conclusions. … The last economic impact report issued by the VA Dept. of Aviation in 2004 estimated CHO’s direct economic impact as exceeding $20 million and indirect impact of over $50 million.

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