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Killeen airport April enplanements increase; usage lags slightly in 2014

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Enplanements at the Killeen-Fort Hood Regional Airport rose in April compared to April of last year. However, total enplanements, or boardings, are down for 2014.

“We are encouraged by the increase in enplanements and hope to see continued growth during the busy summer travel season,” said Hilary Shine, a Killeen spokeswoman.

More than 650 more people boarded planes at the Killeen-Fort Hood Regional Airport in April compared to the same month last year, according to a city report. The number of arrivals in April also was up by 420.

January, February and March experienced decreases in enplanements and deplanements compared to the same months in 2013.

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The slower months meant about 2,000 fewer people boarded planes at the airport and more than 3,000 fewer people flew into the airport, stated the report. Despite the airports’s decreased overall usage, Shine was optimistic about the rest of the year, especially with the summer travel season starting in June.

“Flying Killeen is convenient and pricing is competitive, so we hope that fliers will think of Killeen first when making their travel plans,” she said. “The more utilized our airport, the more attractive we become to airlines wishing to expand their services in our market.”

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