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Uplifting trend:Johnstown airport leaders welcome
growing pains as airline use takes off

By Randy Griffith – Tribune-Democrat

JOHNSTOWN, Pa. – As passenger counts soar, Johnstown airport leaders are tackling some welcome challenges to accommodate continued growth.In July, more than 2,400 passengers took advantage of service among the cities of Johnstown, Chicago and Washington, D.C. – including 1,223 who got on the 50-passenger twin jets at the John Murtha Johnstown-Cambria County Airport.

The local United Express flights are operated by SkyWest Airlines and subsidized through the federal Essential Air Service program.

It was the most enplanements for a single month since July 2005, when 1,236 people boarded Colgan Air flights to Pittsburgh from Johnstown. The situation has airport leaders eyeing parking capacity, ground transportation options and passenger conveniences.

“We are already doing a parking study,” airport authority member James Loncella said at this week’s meeting. “There are a number of items we need to address.”

Johnstown Airport Press Release

2022-06-30 Press Release SkyWest

 2022 JCCAA Board Meeting Schedule

All meeting will be held at 3:30 PM in the Conference Room located  in the John-Murtha Johnstown Cambria County Airport Terminal.

January 18th ,February 15th ,March 15th ,April 19th, ,May 17th ,June 21st ,July 19th ,August 16th ,September 20th ,October 18th ,November 15th, December 20th

2022 JCCAA Committee Meeting dates and times

All Committee Meetings will be in the Conference room located John-Murtha Johnstown Cambria County Airport Terminal

2022-08-05 Agenda for F&A Committee Meeting

2022-08-08 Agenda for Enplanement meeting

2022-08-09 Board Meeting Agenda
The KOZ Committee Meeting for August 9th is CANCELED
The Military Committee Meeting for August 9th is CANCELED
The Personnel Committee Meeting for August 11th is CANCELED
The Facility and Administration Committee Meeting for August 11th is CANCELED

Enplanements 9:00 a.m. second Monday of each month

Military 10:00 a.m. Second Tuesday of each month

KOZ 11:00 a.m. Second Tuesday of each month

Personnel 9:00 a.m. Second Thursday of each month

Facility and Administration 3:00 p.m. Second Thursday of each month

Langerholc Unveils an Innovative Plan Reforming and Investing in PA’s Multimodal Transportation System

(JOHNSTOWN) – State Senator Wayne Langerholc, Jr. (R-35), chairman of the Senate Transportation Committee, held a press conference today at the John Murtha Cambria County Airport.
He announced the DRIVE SMART Act, Delivering Reforms and Investments for Vehicle Efficiency and Supporting Motor carriers, Airports, Rails and trails and Transit agencies. The omnibus plan would provide reforms and investments for the Commonwealth’s multimodal transportation system.
“When the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) announced the nine candidate toll bridges across the State, there were concerns with the lack of transparency in the process,” Langerholc said. “The DRIVE SMART Act is my commitment to offering an alternative solution instead of a tacit approval to impose taxes, tolls or user fees on hardworking Pennsylvanians as we recover from the pandemic.”
Additional information about the comprehensive and multi-faceted plan is available at www.SenatorLangerholc.com/drive-smart-act/.

‘A lot more people’: Johnstown airport sees busiest May for passengers in decade

Tribune-Democrat

More passengers flew in or out of John Murtha Johnstown-Cambria County Airport last month than during any other May since 2012.

SkyWest Airlines carried 1,196 riders in May to or from either Washington Dulles International Airport or O’Hare International Airport in Chicago, according to general manager Samuel Faoliu.

Johnstown airport switching flight carriers in December

WJAC TV

The John Murtha Johnstown–Cambria County Airport has revealed when flights will be coming and going when they switch carriers in December.

The Federal Department of Transportation recently approved the airport’s recommendation to switch from Boutique Airlines to Skywest Airlines.

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