SeaPort Airlines Ending Service at Athens-Ben Epps Airport
Athens-Benn Epps airport is losing passenger service. SeaPort Airlines has notified the US department of Transportation and the Athens-Clarke County Government it plans to discontinue subsidized commercial service from Athens to Nashville.
September 30th is the last day of service.
SeaPort will contact passengers booked for travel on or after October 1st and provide full refunds as well as assistance in making other travel arrangements.
The move comes after federal officials notified the airport that it was ending a $1.6 million annual subsidy due to a lack of commercial customers.