W.Va. Airport Sees Surge In Passengers

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Passenger traffic at the Mid-Ohio Valley Regional Airport is soaring this month.

Terry Moore, airport manager, said the airport has seen 594 passengers in November, as of this past weekend. He expects the number to grow to 700 by the end of Friday. That would top the 633 passengers in November 2011.

Moore said the airport is averaging about 25 passengers per day.

November's total received a boost from the Thanksgiving holiday. Moore says the traveling public's confidence in the airport also is growing because of the number of flights and reliability of the service.

Silver Airways hasn't a canceled any flights this month. The airline began offering service to Cleveland Hopkins International Airport in October 2010.