Round-trip flights to Portland confirmed by Del Norte Airport

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CRESCENT CITY - The Del Norte County Airport has confirmed that round-trip flights to Portland are coming to Crescent City.

Redwood Airlines formally withdrew their bid Friday and the Border Coast Regional Airport Authority has accepted the bid from Pen Air. Pen Air will do business through Alaska Airlines and provide 14 round-trip, non-stop flights to Portland on their SAAB 340 aircrafts.

Once the Department of Transportation awards the contract, flights will be available for purchase for an estimated September 15th starting departure date.