Watertown Airport Receives $500,000 for New Baggage Handling System
November 28, 2018 / AviationPros
Lawmakers announced Tuesday that the Watertown International Airport will receive an upgrade to its baggage handling in the spring, with a mechanized carousel replacing the current cramped checked luggage retrieval system. As the Watertown Airport has grown dramatically in recent years, many of the facilities have been expanded to accommodate the 50-seat commercial flights. This was one of the last pieces that were needed to catch up" to the expansions, said Jefferson County Legislator Philip N. Reed, chair of the County General Services Committee. "It's going to be a much better customer service.