Winter Weather Causes Flight Delays

EUGENE, Ore. — A winter storm in other parts of the country is having a rippling effect on flights out of the Eugene Airport. With Christmas just around the corner, hundreds of people are traveling through the Eugene Airport Sunday. But while a number of flights out of the airport were delayed or canceled Sunday … Continue reading »

Record Passenger Airport Traffic

EUGENE, Ore. — Thanksgiving and Black Friday is over but business at the Eugene airport is not. Today is expected to be the airport’s second busiest passenger day ever. ¬†Administrators say more than 1,700 passengers are expected to roll through the terminal today. Travelers said things ran pretty smoothly for them. “I noticed the security … Continue reading »

Passengers React to Check-in Guidelines

EUGENE, Ore. — With construction beginning in the terminal, the Eugene Airport is recommending passengers arrive two hours before their scheduled flights. But some say ticket counters aren’t even open that early before take off. Individual airlines decide what time the ticket counters will open each day, but the airport says even if the ticket … Continue reading »

Airport Terminal to Receive Facelift

EUGENE, Ore. — The Eugene Airport terminal is getting a facelift, which will mean some changes for passengers flying out of the airport. Airport officials say although it’s been adding airlines recently, this multi-million dollar project has been planned for years and passengers say they’re excited to see the changes. For passengers who regularly fly … Continue reading »

Delays at Eugene Airport

EUGENE, Ore. — The deadly crash caused many delays and cancellations around the nation, including the Eugene Airport. The ripple effect lasted all weekend long and into Monday. The 7:37 p.m. flight to the San Francisco airport was cancelled Monday. Two afternoon flights to the Bay area were delayed. Travelers had to wait more than … Continue reading »

Eugene Airport Looks to Develop Hotel

EUGENE, Ore. — Travelers coming into the Eugene Airport won’t have to travel downtown or to Springfield to find a hotel in the near future. The airport will be looking for a developer to build a hotel on the corner of Awbrey Lane and Highway 99. Leasing the land would bring in extra revenue for … Continue reading »

San Francisco Crash Causes Flight Delays

EUGENE, Ore. — Dozens of passengers at the Eugene Airport faced flight delays or cancellations after a plane crash in San Francisco shut down that airport. Saturday afternoon a long line of travelers waited at the ticket counter to see when their flights would depart. “We’re just hanging out, waiting to find out if we’re … Continue reading »

Eugene Road Construction in Full Swing

EUGENE, Ore. — This week will be a busy one for road construction in Eugene. Work began Monday on Fifth Avenue from Blair Boulevard to High Street. Lincoln Street to Washington Street will be closed for reconstruction. Tenth Avenue from Jefferson to Olive streets will also be under construction, as well as some parts of … Continue reading »

Eugene Airport Adds American Airlines

EUGENE, Ore. — The Eugene Airport added its sixth airline under its wings Wednesday afternoon with American Airlines’ inaugural flight. City leaders and airport officials say it will bring passengers from farther places and add more diversity to the city of Eugene. “We’re really excited. It’s a great thing. American was here 20 years ago … Continue reading »

Plane Enthusiasts Compete at Airport

EUGENE, Ore. — It’s a competition of airplane speed and agility, but the pilots are all on the ground. About 100 participants are gathered at the Eugene Airport this weekend for the 43rd annual Northwest Control-Line Regionals. The pilots tested their model planes in a number of competitions, from racing and dog fighting to precision … Continue reading »

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