Rising revenues, expansions have city weighing needs

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More planes are landing in Greenwood at the 230-acre, city-owned airport off County Line Road, filling up with more gallons of fuel, and three new businesses are renting hangars for their aircraft.

Since 2011, the Greenwood Airport has continued to earn more money off hangar rent and aircraft fuel.

Last year, the airport brought in $1.13 million in revenue, an 8 percent increase from the year before. City officials credit the increase in income to a change in leadership, which brought the airport under the city’s control.

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