Supervisors weigh expansion plans for Sonoma County airport

Sonoma County’s airport is busier than ever, with daily flights ferrying hundreds of thousands of passengers annually to destinations up and down the West Coast.

But that popularity, officials say, sometimes comes at the expense of passenger satisfaction. On the busiest days, finding a place to park is a challenge and the airport’s terminal feels stiflingly crowded.

“With the growth we’ve had from Alaska (Airlines) we’re starting to reach capacity,” airport manager Jon Stout said.

Stout went before the Sonoma County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday to provide an overview of airport operations and to outline options aimed at easing overcrowded conditions. Read more of the article.