Stories tagged: Spokane International Airport
Fri., March 30, 2018, 9:25 a.m.
An attorney qualified to handle death penalty cases has been appointed to represent the Washington state man accused of stabbing to death a cab driver in northern Idaho.
Tue., March 27, 2018, 2:09 p.m.
Spokane is one of nine cities in Washington state and 29 in the western U.S. included in the program, available to the airline’s mileage plan members.
Sun., March 25, 2018, 6 a.m.
A $6.5 million, 51,400-square-foot, three-story hotel will be built near the Spokane International Airport, according to Spokane County permit data.
Thu., March 15, 2018, 6:51 p.m.
Catching a flight in Spokane? You’d better get to the airport at least 90 minutes before your scheduled boarding time during the peak of spring travel.
UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 28, 2018, 5:33 p.m.
Malfunctioning X-ray equipment used to screen carry-on baggage required overnight maintenance at the Spokane International Airport, leading to warnings of long lines from Transportation Security Administration and airport officials.
UPDATED: Mon., Jan. 8, 2018, 5:22 p.m.
Heavy fog circling Spokane International Airport Monday led to flight cancellations, delays and a number of passengers re-routed to Seattle.
Sat., Dec. 23, 2017, 6 a.m.
This winter, airports have more to worry about than just snowy weather and slick runways. There’s a new source of anxiety waiting under the Christmas tree: drones.
Sun., Nov. 12, 2017, 6 a.m.
Kootenai Health has been issued permits for a $4.3 million pharmacy expansion, the tail end of work on a $45.2 million project expanding the hospital’s emergency department and operating rooms.
Fri., Nov. 10, 2017, 7 p.m.
Spokane International Airport will see $153,000 in improvement work, including renovations to terminal restrooms and meeting rooms, according to city permit records.
UPDATED: Thu., Oct. 26, 2017, 7:40 p.m.
It might be time to rethink packing that extra e-reader or tablet during your holiday travels.
Fri., Sept. 1, 2017, 9:14 p.m.
A Washington state man accused of killing a cab driver in Idaho was ordered to undergo a mental health evaluation, putting criminal proceedings on hold.
UPDATED: Mon., Aug. 28, 2017, 3:04 p.m.
Southwest Airlines will begin offering daily, nonstop service to from Spokane International Airport to San Jose next year.
Sun., July 30, 2017, 6 a.m.
Tharaldson Hospitality Management, based in Decatur, Illinois, has discussed with airport officials a proposal to construct a four-story hotel with 110 rooms on a 2.6-acre site near the airport terminal.
UPDATED: Thu., July 20, 2017, 7:58 p.m.
Ride-hailing companies Uber and Lyft are being welcomed at Spokane International Airport, where parking revenue has remained steady.
Wed., July 19, 2017, 5 a.m.
Spokane International Airport officials are considering a $110 million expansion and renovation in coming years.
Mon., July 17, 2017, 6:24 p.m.
Airports in Spokane and Walla Walla received federal grants for improvements to rehabilitate runways, taxiways and lighting.
UPDATED: Tue., July 11, 2017, 12:16 p.m.
Spokane County, City Hall announce ‘historic’ economic partnership with Spokane International Airport
The establishment of a new public development authority will allow both governments to work to recruit businesses at the West Plains regional transportation and economic hub without fear of competing …
UPDATED: Wed., July 5, 2017, 8:58 p.m.
American Airlines had a sold-out flight for its Wednesday launch of nonstop service between Dallas-Fort Worth and Spokane International Airport.
Mon., July 3, 2017, 6 a.m.
Spokane resident Kim Loan Nguyen met her father for the first time Sunday through a program that helps Vietnamese Amerasians connect with their biological fathers.
Thu., June 8, 2017, 6:54 p.m.
United Airlines on Thursday kicked off its first new flights to San Francisco and Chicago
UPDATED: Mon., June 5, 2017, 8 p.m.
Privatization of the nation’s air traffic control system was met Monday with skepticism in many quarters, including Spokane.
Fri., June 2, 2017, 12:58 p.m.
Five new nonstop flights between Spokane International Airport and cities across the country take off this summer, beginning Sunday when Southwest Airlines launches daily service to San Diego. The seasonal …
UPDATED: Wed., May 17, 2017, 11 p.m.
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 …
Tue., April 4, 2017, 6 a.m.
Air travelers in Spokane are seeing changes in the way they check their bags at Concourse C
Sun., March 19, 2017, 6 a.m.
Spokane air travelers will now have more options for getting to faraway locations
UPDATED: Mon., Feb. 27, 2017, 4:47 p.m.
United Airlines will add new flights from Spokane to San Francisco and Chicago this summer.
UPDATED: Tue., Jan. 24, 2017, 5:02 p.m.
Travelers stepped on and off commercial planes 3.2 million times at Spokane International Airport last year, which was a 3.2 percent increase over 2015, year-end numbers show. That also was …
Sun., Jan. 8, 2017, 10:31 p.m.
Closure of Spokane International Airport runways because of weather conditions has delayed several flights scheduled to arrive late Sunday night, according to the airport’s website. Southwest Flight 3518 from Oakland, …
Mon., Nov. 21, 2016, 1 a.m.
Airport security officers want people with medical issues to know they can get through security without embarrassment
Mon., Nov. 21, 2016
At first, Spokane’s new airport was a Depression-era economic development project. Spokane County eventually bought 2 square miles on the West Plains in 1938 for a “super-airport” to be known …