Month: February 2020

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New study shows Rochester International Airport contributes $190 million annually to local economy

Rochester, MN (February 26, 2020) – The Minnesota Department of Transportation recently released the Minnesota Statewide Airport Economic Impact Study. The study shows that public airports like Rochester International Airport (RST) are significant contributors to statewide and local economies. “We are excited to share the study results demonstrating Rochester International Airport’s substantial economic benefits to our region,” said John Reed, executive director. “RST is a...

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Rochester International Airport receives federal grant to recruit air service

Rochester, MN (February 20, 2020) – Rochester International Airport (RST) has been awarded a Small Community Air Service Development Program (SCASDP) grant from the Department of Transportation. The $750,000 grant is to be utilized to recruit new nonstop service to a western hub from RST. “We are grateful to have received this grant from the Department of Transportation” said John Reed, RST’s executive director. “Thank...

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