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Airport board prepares response to Essential Air Service proposals


A response to the two bids on Essential Air Service to Jamestown Regional Airport has been drafted, calling Great Lakes Aviation's proposal "vastly preferable" to that of Sovereign Air.

However, the letter -- presented at Wednesday's meeting of the Jamestown Regional Airport Authority -- does ask some questions about the Great Lakes bid for Jamestown's EAS contract.

EAS uses federal funds to subsidize commercial flights to small communities.

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Kari Lucin
Kari Lucin joined the Grand Forks Herald as a multimedia producer in August 2014. Previously, she worked for a few years at the Jamestown Sun in Jamestown, N.D., as a staff writer, and prior to that, for about six years as staff writer and later online content coordinator, at the Daily Globe in Worthington, Minn. A graduate of Jackson County Central High School and Augsburg College, she has a bachelor's degree in philosophy and English. Find more of her writing at her blog, Oh Look, a Shiny Thing! or on Twitter at @karilucin.
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