Pierre regional airport agree to lease with Denver Air Connection

PIERRE, S.D.(KCCR)- In another step to bringing Denver Air Connection to Pierre, City Commissioners gave approval Tuesday night to the lease agreement with Key Lime Air for use of Pierre Regional Airport facilities.

Airport Manager Cameron Howard says the agreement is similar to previous leases made with carriers taking part in the Essential Air Service program.  Howard says Key Lime officials are getting ready for the first flights next week.

Airport Liaison to the Pierre City Commission Jamie Huizenga says he’s had a few questions from residents about, how with two airlines to be serving Pierre, how do you make sure you get on your favorite carrier.

Huizenga added Pierre is recovering better than many airports compared to last year at this time.

Key Lime Air, doing business as Denver Air Connection will begin service to Denver starting July 1st