Passenger Air Service Likely Returning to Fairchild

Passenger service will likely be returning to Fairchild airport in Port Angeles before the end of the year .  That from Port of Port Angeles Commissoner John Calhoun who says commissioners heard a consultant’s report this week that they will present to potential carriers to encourage them to fly out of PA.

Calhoun says they have five carriers in mind two have already visited the facility.  He says within 3- 5 months they could be announcing new service.  Calhoun says the new service will be better – because it will be direct.

The Port of Seattle earlier this month waived up to $225,000 landing fees per plane per year for flights from rural airports without scheduled service.

Calhoun talks about it with Forks 1490’s Mark Lamb: