Enplanement up at Pierre Regional Airport

PIERRE, S.D.(DRGNews)- 1508 people flew out of the Pierre Regional Airport in June, a new monthly high for the facility.

City commissioner Jamie Huizenga says so far total numbers are are well ahead of last year.

Huizenga says Denver Air Connection continues to provide reliable service.

DAC currently provides 12 flights per week between Pierre and the Denver International Airport, with there being two flights on Mondays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays and Sundays. The company flies non-stop from Watertown to Chicago O’Hare and Denver International Airport. Denver Air’s federal EAS contract for both airports runs through May 31, 2023.