Cargo activity at the Medford airport declined 5.6 percent in October. A total of 601,378 pounds was handled by commercial carriers at the county-owned facility.

Cargo activity at the Medford airport declined 5.6 percent in October. A total of 601,378 pounds was handled by commercial carriers at the county-owned facility.

The 5.879 million-pound total through nine months of 2007 is 9.3 percent lower than the same period last year. Nearly 56 percent of the arriving freight was shipped into the Rogue Valley.