Wednesday, December 12, 2018

Airport hits milestone

PANAMA CITY, Fla. - The Northwest Florida Beaches International Airport (ECP) at West Bay celebrated having a million passengers in the calendar year Monday and handed out balloons and cupcakes to everyone aboard a Delta flight from Atlanta to mark the milestone. This is the first time the airport has reached the milestone.The airport had just 300,000 passengers when it started in 2010.Originally, there had been talk Hurricane Michael, which hit in October, might keep the airport from reaching the milestone. (Source: News Herald, 12/11/18)