Everett Washington, 30 miles north of Sea-Tac International Airport, just opened
a regional airport terminal at Paign Field, where Boeing builds 747's and
other planes. Supported by Alaska Airlines as well as United, they will move
many of their domestic flights away from Sea-Tac to take advantage of easier
access, less traffic and more opportunities. For me, I am excited to have better
opportunities to fly more directly to where I want to go. Provo is one
destination that I would certainly be interested in traveling to if possible.
Utah needs an State Airport Authority to oversee all State airports and plan
Utah's airport future.
Finally, an airport that masquerades as a construction site.
Why would I not be surprised in a carrier like Spirit came to Provo?
Where Delta needs to go is West Texas where family members have a 5-hour drive
to either Albuquerque or Dallas to catch a Delta flight. American, United and
Southwest all fly to Amarillo, Lubbock, and Midland, but not Delta. So as a
passenger you get to have a long drive or pick from 3 airlines that 1) Are never
on time, or 2) Don't want to inspect their engines. or 3) Beat up
passengers who bought a seat and drag them off the plane so the airline company
employees can have your seat. (I'm not saying which airline fits each
problem, but I have identified 3 problems and 3 airlines so you decide who owns
each problem.) The sad part is Delta used to fly to Lubbock but claims they
can't make a profit there any more. Well, the same is holding true for
Frontier in Denver. Just look at how Southwest is taking over the airport there
and I wouldn't be surprised to hear Frontier was going out of business.
Southwest isn't as cheap as they used to be, in fact many times they are
higher, but people don't want to pay for that first bag. Frontier (on my
last trip to Denver from SLC) charged more for carry-on ($40) than they did for
checked baggage ($25). The whole industry is messed up.
@BYU Joe - MISSION VIEJO, CAMarch 15, 2019 4:57 p.m.Delta flights
needed. Long Beach to Provo please. Santa Ana to Provo please.Bay Area to
Provo, Las Vegas to Provo and LAX."Not going to happen. Delta
flies to those airports already, from SLC. SLC is an international airport.
Provo regional. Delta's not going to pay for extra equipment and personnel
to fly to the same places from 50 miles away. Very low budget airlines will fly
out of Provo. Southwest won't even fly to Provo. This is a waste of tax
Delta flights needed. Long Beach to Provo please. Santa Ana to Provo
please.Bay Area to Provo, Las Vegas to Provo and LAX.The
problem is SLC is a hub - many flight are justifiable because they are moving on
to other flights. Provo is a final destination. Not so many flights are needed
But I will keep wishing
We heard similar impact fallacies about St George.@impartial - the
Church sends missionaries by rail there now, at least all of the missionaries
I've known the past few years have gone via rail rather than bus.As for Provo, the best thing it could do to improve air traffic would be to
find a better airline. Even Frontier was better than Allegiant
""This would have a statewide impact — it would help keep cars off
of I-15 around Point of the Mountain, it would boost tourism to the state and
boost the economy," he said."Oh, good grief. This is a small
regional airport and always will be. 98+% of Utah county residents will still
fly out of SLC. "The" church will continue to send busloads of
missionaries to the SLC airport. How will this boost tourism to the state?
Ogden has an airport too. It's hasn't been a boost to the economy.