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New Northwest Florida airport hopes to entice direct international services


The US’ Northwest Florida Beaches Airport (NFBA) opened on 23-May-2010 with the claim that it is the first new green field airport in the US since Denver International Airport in 1995. The opening came just one year after Branson Airport, Missouri opened, with pretty much the same claim. What are the future prospects for NFBA and how has Branson performed one year on? [2175 words]

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  • “Florida’s Great Northwest”
  • Reach out
  • Transatlantic ambitions?
  • “Greenest airport in the nation”
  • Not low cost
  • Four differences between NFBA and Branson
  • 30-year lease deal – everyone a winner
  • Targeting LCCs

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  • Airport location map
  • Northwest Florida Beaches Airport
  • Southwest and Delta shared facilities
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