Plattsburgh, NY – Today, Congresswoman Elise Stefanik (R-NY-21) issued the following statement on the news that Plattsburgh International Airport will be offering express service to Dulles Airport through the Essential Air Service:

“This is tremendous news for the growing Plattsburgh region and a great example of local officials partnering with the federal government to develop our region,” said Congresswoman Stefanik. “The Essential Air Service is a critical program for rural areas like ours and I’ve been proud to advocate on its behalf in Congress. With Plattsburgh Airport expanding service to Dulles, our region will be connected to more commercial opportunities and tourism in our area will be expanded.”