Stories tagged: Larry Krauter
UPDATED: Mon., June 5, 2017, 8 p.m.
Spokane airport opposes privatizing air traffic control
Privatization of the nation’s air traffic control system was met Monday with skepticism in many quarters, including Spokane.
UPDATED: Wed., May 17, 2017, 11 p.m.
Spokane Airport CEO sees problems with push for private air traffic control
A proposal to turn air traffic control over to the private sector would put Spokane International Airport at risk of reduced staffing and higher fees, airport CEO Larry Krauter said …
Mon., May 25, 2015
Spokane airports have $791 million direct impact yearly, study finds
Spokane International Airport, along with the Airport Business Park and Felts Field, generates $791 million in direct economic impact a year, according to a new analysis commissioned by Spokane International …
Fri., April 24, 2015
Felts Field hangar to include museum, aviation services
Spokane airport and business officials Thursday announced construction of a $2.8 million hangar at Felts Field that will house aviation services and a long-sought aerospace museum. A group of three …
Thu., Dec. 25, 2014
Doug Clark: Treating Christmas fliers to random acts of kindness
Cathy Parker, of Wichita, Kansas, gave me one of those raised-eyebrow looks. You know, the kind you’d normally give to an intrusive panhandler, pushy politician or a sidewalk preacher who …
Thu., Nov. 20, 2014
Aero-Flite moving four airplanes to West Plains, creating 50 new jobs
A company that flies and maintains tankers that fight wildfires around the country will make its new home at Spokane International Airport. Aero-Flite Inc. will move four airplanes from Arizona …
Wed., Nov. 12, 2014
Military, aerospace museum seeks home at Felts Field
A prominent historic hangar at Felts Field that hosted a Veterans Day tribute ceremony Tuesday could become the new home of the Honor Point Military & Aerospace Museum. Tobby Hatley, …
Mon., Sept. 2, 2013
Getting There: FAA grant will fund new airport fire station
Spokane International Airport last week announced it has received a $7 million grant from the Federal Aviation Administration to build a new aircraft rescue and firefighting facility. The grant comes …
Mon., May 20, 2013
Spokane airport might add terminal if growth continues
A new airport costing $250 million or more might be in the region’s future, a 20-year master plan for Spokane International Airport says. But Airport Director and CEO Larry Krauter …
Mon., Oct. 8, 2012
Getting There: Group aims to build museum at Felts Field
A nonprofit organization is gearing up for a campaign to create a new military and aerospace museum at Felts Field in northeast Spokane. The Spokane Airport Board recently approved a …
Thu., Dec. 1, 2011
Renton chosen for new 737 aircraft production
Ending months of speculation, Boeing on Wednesday announced it will base future production of the new 737 MAX aircraft in Renton, Wash. State and area officials have worked months to …
Mon., May 30, 2011
Face Time: New airport chief sees room for improved service
Larry Krauter became director of Spokane International Airport and Felts Field on March 28. The 45-year-old Ohio native had been interim executive of the Lehigh-Northhampton Airport Authority in eastern Pennsylvania.
Tue., Feb. 22, 2011, 2:53 p.m.
New airport director confirmed
Spokane County commissioners join Spokane City Council in approving new director of Spokane International Airport.
Mon., Feb. 21, 2011, 9:26 p.m.
Airport another step closer to a new director
The Spokane International Airport is one vote away from having a new director.
Thu., Feb. 17, 2011
Board picks Krauter as airport director
The Spokane International Airport board of directors Wednesday recommended Larry Krauter be made the facility’s next executive director. The nomination of Krauter, interim executive director of the Lehigh Valley Airport …
Thu., Jan. 20, 2011
Three finalists for airport director named
Spokane International Airport will have a new director by March 1, and improved traffic flow sometime in 2012, if events follow timelines discussed Wednesday by airport board members. These are …