Oregon air passenger traffic rises

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Monday, May 01, 2006

The annual number of passengers arriving at and departing from Portland International Airport (PDX) finally surpassed 2000’s peak in 2005, in line with figures for the United States as a whole. PDX traffic jumped 6.4% last year, compared to 4.1% nationally. Around Oregon, Redmond’s airport near Bend hosted 20.3% more people in 2005; Medford was up 11.7%. Eugene lagged behind these two at 3.9%, though it gained 15.1% in 2004. This summer, increasing demand may elevate some airline fares, already on the rise because of higher fuel costs and easing competition.

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