Passenger traffic at our airport is down 1.9% from last year according to the airport’s monthly activity report.
At the same time we are spending $46 million to build a new rental car facility.
They took away half of our short term parking to make space for the building, making it less convenient for us to use the airport.
Our city’s former chief financial officer (you remember her, the one whose projections were almost always wrong, maybe deliberately) told us that we would pay for the facility because car rentals would increase 1% a year.
Take a look at this report from the airport’s web site:
We deserve better