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Hattiesburg airport director: Essential Air Service program needs to be revised, not eliminated

By BECKY GILLETTE

The proposed elimination of the Essential Air Service (EAS) program under the budget proposed by President Donald Trump is of concern in rural states such as Mississippi, where four of the seven commercial service airports in the state receive EAS subsidies. Getting rid of the program is not a new idea.

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