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The Springfield-Branson National Airport (SGF) has some advice for everyone flying from Springfield this summer: arrive at this airport at least two hours before your flight’s scheduled departure time. Those who don’t may miss their flight.

Regular customers tend to expect short lines at SGF. Historically, that’s the way it’s been, with wait times often less than 10 minutes. But things are rapidly changing — lines are longer and so are wait times. 20 to 30 minute waits are now common...


2017 was the busiest year in the history of the Springfield-Branson National Airport (SGF), with a record 993,129 total passengers. That’s up 4.2% from last year, and up 35.7% since 2011.

Ed Brady, chairman of the airport board of directors, says “Without our customers, and their decision to fly from Springfield, none of this would be possible. I want to thank everyone for supporting our local airport.”

“2017 broke all kinds of airport records,” says Brian Weiler, SGF’s...