Reno-Tahoe International Airport obtained a feather in its flight cap just after staying named a person of the best 10 modest airports in the U.S. by a travel journal.
The Discoverer called Reno-Tahoe Worldwide a terrific alternative to the a lot more jam-packed San Francisco Worldwide Airport — in particular for individuals headed to Lake Tahoe.
“It’s a quicker commute and you get to skip all the Bay Space targeted traffic and head straight to the serene lakeside,” The Discoverer wrote. “Plus, Reno has all the trappings of a significant city airport — like slot machines — with out the inconvenience.”
“These accolades instantly mirror the really hard-functioning and exemplary workers at the Reno-Tahoe Airport Authority and our tenant and community partners,” Daren Griffin, airport president and CEO, said in a organized statement.
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Griffin lately took in excess of the best publish pursuing the retirement of Marily Mora.
Reno’s point out in The Discoverer’s record is superior news for an airport that is attempting to bounce again from the influence of the COVID-19 pandemic on leisure and organization travel. The airport hit rock bottom before this 12 months immediately after passenger counts plummeted from 341,935 in February to just 17,265 in April. The April figures also represented a approximately 95% drop from the exact same thirty day period previous calendar year.
At the time, an airport representative explained the predicament as “eerie.”
“I was in the terminal that day accomplishing a television interview and for the first time in 16 yrs, I could hear my voice echo in the terminal,” claimed Brian Kulpin, Reno-Tahoe Airport Authority spokesman.
Considering the fact that then, the airport has observed a continual improve in passenger counts as flyers acclimate to a altered environment. American, Delta, United, Alaska and Southwest airlines have also added new flights to and from the Reno Airport.
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The 10 airports that made The Discoverer’s list. For far more aspects about the airports in the checklist, check out out The Discoverer web site:
- Long Seashore (Calif.) Airport
- Bangor (Maine) International Airport
- Dallas Like Discipline Airport
- Lehigh Valley (Pa.) Worldwide Airport
- Manchester-Boston Regional Airport
- Paine Field Airport (Washington State)
- Piedmont Triad (N.C.) Global Airport
- Birmingham-Shuttlesworth (Ala.) International Airport
- Lengthy Island (N.Y.) MacArthur Airport
- Reno-Tahoe Worldwide Airport
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