Passenger growth is continuing at Roanoke Regional Airport. The latest report shows an increase of 5.2% in passengers from June 2010 to June 2011. More from News/Talk 960’s Bob Clark.[audio:https://wfirnews.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/07/7-28-Airport-Wrap-1-WEB.mp3|titles=7-28 Airport Wrap #1-WEB]
Roanoke Regional Airport Commission Spokesperson Amanda Dehaven Dehaven says among reasons for the increase in passenger growth are more summertime travel, Allegiant Airlines operating with 95% of seats filled, and use by Virginia Tech.