Golden Triangle Regional Airport and a handful of area businesses have formed a coalition aimed at reassuring travelers to the Golden Triangle area that the airport, rental cars, hotels and restaurants they’re using are taking rigorous safety precautions during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Golden Triangle Regional Airport Executive Director Mike Hainsey knew he had to do something productive with his building’s currently unoccupied space.
It’s been a tough year for airlines, and the Golden Triangle Regional Airport is certainly no exception as the industry struggles with the continuing effects of COVID-19.
Paul Binford stood on the curb outside the terminal, waiting for a bus that never came.
Binford, an assistant professor of secondary social studies education at Mississippi State, had just flown into Golden Triangle Regional Airport on Tuesday afternoon on his way back from a trip to visit family in Minneapolis, Minnesota.
When Lisa Lemasters boarded the 2:40 p.m. Delta Airlines flight from Golden Triangle Regional Airport to Atlanta Tuesday afternoon, she was one of only four passengers on the plane.
More than 5,000 passengers flew out of Golden Triangle Regional Airport in October, setting a new record for the Columbus airport.
When Delta Airlines announced in February it was adding another round-trip flight to Golden Triangle Regional Airport in Lowndes County, it was more than just a fourth daily flight.
The skies over Golden Triangle Regional Airport will be a little busier over the next six months. More than a dozen T-1 trainers from Columbus Air Force Base will make GTRA their temporary home while one of the CAFB runways undergoes construction work.
When drones hit the mass market about 10 years ago, those in the aviation industry didn’t know one thing but knew another.
Delta Air Lines will add a fourth round-trip flight out of the Golden Triangle Regional Airport, a move that bucks recent trends and reflects the growth of the area’s industries, said GTRA Executive Director Mike Hainsey.