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Traffic plummets at Great Falls airport

Traffic plummets at Great Falls airport
Posted at 2:53 PM, May 13, 2020
and last updated 2020-05-13 16:53:07-04

Great Falls International Airport traffic was down 95% in April due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

But if you're willing to travel now is the time to buy your tickets.

We spoke with airport chief John Faulkner, and he says to check dates on flights.

"If you're considering a flight, make sure you're booking early so you can get in there and navigate the flight schedules. This a tremendously challenging time for the airlines, and I think small communities like us it's going to be very interesting to see what comes out of the other side of this. I think there will be tremendous reductions in the amount of airline services to the small community". says Faulkner

He also tells us to make sure to check your airline to find out if they require you to wear a mask during the flight.