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Traffic remains flat at Meridian Regional Airport

MERIDIAN — Passenger numbers have been flat for the past six months at Meridian Regional Airport.

Airport Authority president Tom Williams tells WTOK-TV compared to the rest of the state the numbers are good.

Williams says such steady numbers mean Meridian might not be faced with a change in air service.

He says Tupelo, Greenville and Laurel/Hattiesburg are trying to find service after Delta Air Lines announced plans to leave those areas.

Williams says airport passenger boarding numbers are down statewide, but the year started very strong for Meridian and held steady.

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