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MFR: 80 – 85% decrease in passengers

MEDFORD, Ore. — Rogue Valley International Airport is, like all airports, feeling the impact of the coronavirus pandemic with traffic way down. Last month, the airport saw a 10% increase in passengers, compared to February of 2019. Though the full numbers aren’t …

Air travel slows amidst coronavirus pandemic

MEDFORD, Ore. — Amidst the coronavirus pandemic, less people appear to be traveling out of Medford’s airport. Today, we spoke with a man from Klamath Falls who just returned home from a trip to the Caribbean. Robert Fredericks says he left nearly …

MFR to hire airport biologist

MEDFORD, Ore. — Airports have to make sure many things are safe before planes hit the runway, which includes wildlife. The Federal Aviation Administration requires airports to have a wildlife plan. Because of that, funding was recently given to the airport to …

Boom in air travel continues

MEDFORD, Ore. — The Rogue Valley International-Medford Airport is continuing to smash local travel records this summer. In the month of July, nearly 106,000 passengers traveled through MFR. It’s about an 18 percent increase over last year. Additional flights throughout the week …

MFR expecting increased travel for Spring Break

Medford, Ore. — The Rogue Valley International Medford Airport is expecting a busy weekend, as families take off for Spring Break. Airport officials said they haven’t seen an uptick in spring break travelers yet, but they’re expecting the weekend to be busy …