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Aspen airport passenger arrivals are down more than 50% from last year

By Alex Hager, Aspen Public Radio The pandemic took a heavy toll on Aspen’s tourism industry during the December holidays, usually the airport’s busiest time of year. In the two-week period around Christmas, the number of arriving passengers at Aspen-Pitkin County airport was down 53% from the year before. During the same winter holiday period […]

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Eagle County rolls out welcome mat, says “summer of the part-time resident” will aid coronavirus recovery

GYPSUM — Carlos Gomez stepped off the jet and took a breath while admiring the view of snow-capped peaks in the distance. The Miami resident was only a short drive from his vacation home in Pitkin County. “It’s good to be back home,” he said on Memorial Day, minutes after arriving on an American Airlines […]

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Coronavirus has left Denver International Airport little more than an airplane parking lot

United Airlines slashed its flight schedule out of Denver in half. The number of people making their way through the airport’s security checkpoints last week dropped by more than 94% compared to the same stretch last year. And DIA’s normally jam-packed concourse trains have been so empty lately that officials haven’t had to worry about […]