Flights On Rebound At XNA Airport
Wednesday, August 19, 2009
Through its first 10 years of operation, the Northwest Arkansas Regional Airport posted incredible numbers. Passenger counts were constantly on the up and the Highfill-based facility appeared invincible. But reality took hold in a big way to start 2009. XNA not only saw its numbers plummet but, heading into the annual Wal-Mart Stockholders Meeting here in May, passenger counts were down a whopping 18.17 percent year-to-year. But a couple months ago the numbers all of a sudden started climbing again. "It's really felt good around here the last couple months," said Kelly Johnson, XNA director.
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News, Pages 5 on 08/19/2009