travel

Travel trends: short trips rule

(NBC News)  Many Americans will be taking some very unique vacation trips this year.  Unique not only in where they’ll go or how they’ll get there, but also who plans the vacation. For turning 50 this year, former TV news producer Allison …

Large aircraft lands at Medford Airport

MEDFORD, Ore. —  A very large commercial plane has made a stop at Rogue Valley International Medford Airport. Chris Schuldt, Vice President, Marketing & Aviation Center of Excellence at Erickson Incorporated confirmed with NBC5 News the large aircraft was an Antonov AN 124.  …

Medford Airport opens new welcome center

MEDFORD, Ore. — If you’re traveling through the Medford Airport, you might have noticed a new addition to its lobby. A ribbon-cutting ceremony took place on Thursday as it opened a new Rogue Valley Welcome Center at the airport.  The desk will …

Medford airport hits record breaking travel numbers

MEDFORD, Ore.– More record-breaking travel numbers for the Rogue Valley International Airport this summer. In the month of July, the airport saw over 109,000 travelers coming and going through the airport. That’s a new record for a single month. Airport officials say …

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 …