Air travel plummets at Richmond airport

Posted at 7:40 AM, Mar 25, 2020
and last updated 2020-03-25 07:45:19-04

RICHMOND, Va. -- With a surge in cancellations reducing the number of flights into and out of Richmond International Airport, more than two years of record-breaking growth in monthly passenger traffic appears to have ended in the wake of the coronavirus.

The airport in recent days has been losing at least a third of its roughly 180 daily flights due to airline cancellations, RIC spokesman Troy Bell said Tuesday. Click here to keep reading on Richmond BizSense.