This morning Seaport Airlines announced it will start service on March 1 from Pangborn Airport to Yakima and Portland. Service will include three round trips each weekday and one weekend round trip. This is great news for our Valley, central Washington, and Pangborn MemorialAirport.
Before I go any further, time for full disclosure. In addition to my job as Chamber Director, I am an elected Chelan County Port Commissioner (since December 2006). The Port of Chelan County jointly owns and operates Pangborn Memorial Airport with the Port of Douglas County. One of my primary responsibilities as a Commissioner is Pangborn airport. I am very familiar with Pangborn and the impacts of this news. but shouldn’t be considered totally disinterested.
Let me start at the beginning of the Chamber’s support of Pangborn (at least since I have been Director). In October of 2004 a great conference Read More »