Prineville airport revenues take off

Prineville airport revenues take off

A recent marketing effort is paying off for the Prineville/Crook County Airport.

City of Prineville Finance Director Liz Schuette recently announced that the facility turned a fourth-quarter profit of more than $6,000 for the 2012/13 fiscal year. In addition, City Manager Steve Forrester proudly announced that the airport set a fuel sales record for August.

The increased traffic has helped push the fuel sales to a record high last month. [Airport manager Kelly] Coffelt said they broke the $100,000 “glass ceiling” for the first time, which equates to about 20,000 gallons of fuel.

Read more at The Central Oregonian.