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FIRST IN THE WORLD-HERALD : Airport growth takes off With more flyers than ever at Omaha'sEppley Airfield, major renovations and an expansion aren't too far off

Jan 28, 2018 - Omaha World-Herald (Nebraska)

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As Omaha's Eppley Airfield draws a record number of passengers - 2017 was its busiest-ever year - significant upgrades to the airport are on the horizon.

Passenger counts are bumping up against levels that would trigger major renovations and, eventually, an expansion of the airport, which some people say is starting to burst at the seams as it gets closer and closer to its capacity.

About 4.6 million people used the airport in 2017, a 6 percent incre...