FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
HAGERSTOWN REGIONAL AIRPORT TO ANNOUCE NEW AIR SERVICE
Formal announcement to be made in the Airport Terminal on Thursday
WHO: Representative, The Washington County Board of County Commissioners
Phil Ridenour, Hagerstown Regional Airport Director
WHAT: Hagerstown Regional Airport will offer a new commercial air service option
WHERE: Hagerstown Regional Airport
18434 Showalter Road
Hagerstown, Maryland 21742
WHEN: Thursday, March 22, 2012
WHY: Washington County has been committed to securing destination-oriented air service carriers and has been successful in landing a partnership to offer this service to area residents.
About Hagerstown Regional Airport (HGR)
Hagerstown Regional Airport (HGR), a financially self-supporting air complex managed by the County, is home to a variety of businesses that provide services to the general public at the terminal and airside services to the general aviation community. The 400-acre location includes a secured perimeter, an air traffic control tower, state-of-the-art navigational aids, and the second-longest public runway in the State of Maryland. Cape Air provides passenger service to Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport (BWI). Visit www.flyhagerstown.com for more information.
About Washington County, Maryland Government
Washington County, Maryland Government strives to fulfill its duty to the citizens of Washington County with regard to operational efficiency, fiscal responsibility, and responsiveness to the needs of the community. This vision is used to ably assist the Board of County Commissioners of Washington County in achieving goals for moving the County forward as present needs and future plans are addressed.
According to the Maryland Department of Legislative Services, the Washington County General Fund has the third lowest cost per capita for services provided of all 23 counties and Baltimore City. This is attributed to the efficiency, staffing levels, and cost containment exhibited in Washington County Government operations. Visit www.washco-md.net for more information.
Sarah Lankford Sprecher, Director of Public Relations & Community Affairs