The first ever Allegient air flight from Rockford to Arizona will took off today. The flights will run twice a week, every Monday and Friday and starting December 14th Allegiants first flight to Fort Lauderdale will depart from Rockford.
A new destination isn't the only thing RFD flyers have to look forward to. The parts for a new arrival gate bridge arrived today.
Construction to lay the main components will start today and it should be finished by December. This means that international flyers from places like Cancun won't need to deplane and then battle the cold.
A federally funded bridge will now connect them to their gate.