Freight activity at the Medford airport continued its upward tick in February as 400,463 pounds of cargo were handled by the region's commercial operators.

Freight activity at the Medford airport continued its upward tick in February as 400,463 pounds of cargo were handled by the region's commercial operators.

Since last March, cargo numbers have trended up. In the first two months of this year, cargo weight was up 7.9 percent over 2010 figures at the Jackson County-operated airport. Outbound freight accounted for 50.6 percent of that activity.

— Greg Stiles