Springfield is about to get more good news about air travel options.
Abraham Lincoln Capital Airport has called a news conference for Wednesday morning to announce the addition of new flight service to and from Springfield. No details about the new service have been released yet.
Airport officials have been working to secure a carrier for regular flights between Springfield and Florida… but a grant that the airport recently obtained also can be used to work on air service to other destinations like Las Vegas or Phoenix.
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