Airport offering nonstop incentive

Airlines starting direct coastal service from Tulsa would get paid. In a move to attract more nonstop airline service, Tulsa Airport Improvement Trustees on Thursday approved a $50,000 marketing incentive payment to a carrier initiating service...

The $4.036 million Taxiway Echo extension project also was accepted, and the board approved the final $221,486 payment to Sherwood. The project was 1.6 percent above the original contract of $3.97 million.

Airline passenger traffic at Tulsa International in October totaled 303,031 travelers, up 7.8 percent from the same month last year.

For the first 10 months of 2007, airline passenger traffic totaled 2.79 million, up 2.4 percent.

D.R. Stewart 581-8451

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