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Business
2:20 pm
Thu August 22, 2013

Barkley Regional Airport's Numbers Plateau

The number of passengers flying through Barkley Regional Airport has plateaued, and according to Airport Marketing Director Eddie Grant, it's the result of sequestration. He says cutbacks in government travel have stunted the airport's growth.

“We’re not showing any kind of decline which is always a good thing. We’re not showing any growth either but, you know, treading water is better than drowning.”

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Government
3:36 pm
Fri May 10, 2013

Barkely Tower to Stay Open Through September

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Barkley Regional Airport tower is staying open through September instead of closing June 15.

The Federal Aviation Administration announcement affects 149 small airports and comes after President Barack Obama signed the Reducing Delays Act May 1. The bill originally allowed the FAA to divert $253 million from other funding sources to end furloughs and keep the towers open. But keeping towers open became optional when Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid objected to the provision.

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Politics
11:09 am
Mon February 25, 2013

Kentucky Regional Airport Towers Could Face Closure from Budget Cuts

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The control tower at Barkley Regional Airport in Paducah could be closed in the next few months if automatic federal budget cuts occur on March 1st. The Federal Aviation Administration would lose about $600 million dollars from the so-called "sequestration."

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Afternoon Update
4:17 pm
Wed May 16, 2012

Afternoon Round-Up 5/16/12

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Around the Commonwealth:

Kentucky Senate President David Williams says he had no idea what trouble his former gubernatorial running mate Richie Farmer was causing as agriculture commissioner.

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Regional Business
3:33 pm
Wed May 16, 2012

SkyWest Staying in Paducah for Two More Years

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Regional jet service provider SkyWest extended their contract for Chicago jet service with Barkley Regional Airport for another two years. 

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