December 18, 2009
An American Airlines jet originating from Chicago lands Thursday at Yampa Valley Regional Airport. The flight was the first to arrive as part of winter air service.
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Winter flight program kicked off Thursday; planes 95 percent full
The number of passengers arriving at Yampa Valley Regional Airport on Thursday quadrupled from earlier in the week, with airport officials preparing to accommodate significantly more pre-holiday travelers Saturday. Direct ski season flights from Chicago, Dallas and Houston began Thursday, with 862 passengers deplaning in Hayden.