SOUTH BEND, Ind. More travelers are heading to South Bend in order to fly the friendly skies.
Air traffic in St. Joseph County increased last year by close to 7 percent.
More than 629,000 passengers arrived and departed from South Bend Regional Airport.
This is the highest amount of travelers for the airport since 2008.
Airport officials says nonstop flights added by allegiant and frontier airlines help with the boost.