BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (AP) - An airport official says Bowling Green is closing in on bringing commercial air service to the area with a route to Atlanta a possibility.
Bowling Green Regional Airport manager Rob Barnett told The Daily News (http://bit.ly/XxN9D9 ) that five airlines at a recent conference expressed interest in flying from the southern Kentucky city to a hub in Atlanta.
Previous air surveys of businesses focused on a Bowling Green-to-Chicago flight, but because the interest from the airlines is for a Bowling Green-to-Atlanta route, a new survey is needed to see how much potential traffic there would be for that route.
Barnett said the airlines would be looking at a 30-passenger plane, either a regional jet or twin-engine turbo prop. Barnett expects a decision within three months from the interested airlines.
Information from: Daily News, http://www.bgdailynews.com
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