Flights Bring More New Visitors to Sun Valley in 2016

By April 24, 2017Featured

SUN Air Passenger Survey shows $113 million in economic
impact from air travel visitors last year.

HELLO! That’s a lot of impact!  

Increased air service to Sun Valley has continued to generate more visitors and economic impact for the community, according to the results of the recently completed 2016 air passenger survey at Friedman Memorial Airport (SUN) by Fly Sun Valley Alliance.   The flights brought in an estimated 15,200 new first-time visitors, resulting in over $21 million in estimated direct spend economic impact to the area from those first-time visitors.  Total estimated direct spend economic impact from all visitor and part-time resident SUN air travelers was $113 million in 2016. View the full powerpoint here