Yakima Votes To Add New Department

<p>Yakima Airport</p>

Yakima Airport

The Yakima City Council voted to add a new department last night.

The Department of the Airport will be created in order to run the Yakima Air Terminal.

Originally, an independent board ran the airport, before the county gave up its half of the ownership to the city.

The city will have to hire several new employees, including a director, which they hope to pay with the airport's revenue.

The city will now work on bringing more airlines to the airport and expanding it's flights to other cities.