ROCA

en.wikipedia.org

The Rhinelander Oneida County Airport is leading the state in the percentage of passengers using a special program to get checked before boarding a flight.

Travelers may leave on their shoes, light outerwear and belt, keep their laptop in its case and their  compliant liquids and gels bag in a carry-on in select screening lanes.

The  program allows U.S. citizens and lawful permanent residents to receive a “Known Traveler Number” and  have the opportunity to utilize lanes at select security checkpoints when flying on 11 participating carriers including Delta Air Lines.

fly-rhi.org

More of us are flying from the Rhinelander-Oneida County Airport.

Airport Director Joe Brauer says the switch to the Delta-connect airline SkyWest has improved the number of passengers flying out of Rhinelander...

 

"...through the first ten months of the year we're running about a 53 percent load factor. We started out slow in the first quarter. We had a very strong summer where (the number of passengers) were running in the high eighties..."