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More passengers use Medford airport in June

MEDFORD — Passenger traffic topped the 60,000 mark at the Medford airport in June, continuing a run of 12 straight months of year-over-year increases.

Halfway through the year, 302,498 commercial airline travelers passed through the gates, a 2.5 percent increase. June's increase was less than 0.2 percent above last year.

Alaska Air Group unit Horizon Air, which handled more than half of the passenger load in the Rogue Valley, was the only carrier to see a year-over-year gain in June, seeing a 10.5 percent gain.

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