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What's driving you crazy: Eppley Airfield growth

Posted at 6:42 AM, Feb 02, 2018
and last updated 2018-02-02 08:10:51-05

Driving to the airport, parking, going through TSA, it call all be headache when traveling. But fortunately, Eppley Airfield is prepared for the recent growth it's seen, as long lines have become more common. 

Last year, passenger activity increased six percent, marking the fourth year in a row there was growth in traffic at Eppley. In total, there were nearly 4.6 million passengers. 

According to airline affairs manager Steve McCoy, in the last three years, the airport has added additional screening lines in the north and south checkpoints and a new parking structure is under construction.

That garage is expected to open in 2019 and will have an additional 3,000 public and rental car parking spots.