According to the Gillette-Campbell County Airport, traffic there in 2015 increased 20%
from 2014. Over 62,000
people moved through the airport last year, compared to just over 50,000
passengers in 2014. The record for number of travelers was previously set
Flights to Denver increased 52% in 2015 from the previous year. United
flies from Denver to Gillette, and Delta services a Salt Lake City /
Gillette connection, but the addition of Jet service
from Skywest Airlines last
February is likely the source of the travel increase, according to Airport
Director Jay Lundell.
Gillette-Campbell County Airport was ranked #32 nationally according to
statistics from the Bureau of Transportation Statistics.