Great Lakes to FMN: Flights Cancelled

Great Lakes Airlines, FMN's only commercial air service provider until November 1, 2017.

Great Lakes Airlines confirmed today that the company will be ending commercial air service in Farmington as of November 1, 2017.  The carrier is the only commercial airline serving the Four Corners Regional Airport (FMN).  

Great Lakes Airlines confirmed today that the company will be ending commercial air service in Farmington as of November 1, 2017.  The carrier is the only commercial airline serving the Four Corners Regional Airport (FMN).  

In their message, confirming the ending of all commercial flights on November 1, Great Lakes did not give a reason for their decision.  The carrier has been providing regular flights to and from Denver, CO (DEN) and Los Angeles, CA (LAX) from Farmington, NM. 

City Responds

Farmington City Manager Rob Mayes says the city is continuing to have "multiple conversations" with Great Lakes and "no final determination has been made."  Mayes says if Great Lakes Airlines does, in fact, decide to end service to Farmington in November, the city has hired an air service consultant to assist them is identifying a replacement air service provider.

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