Stories tagged: Spokane International Airport
Mon., Oct. 31, 2016
The upcoming holidays mark the busy season at Spokane International Airport
Mon., Sept. 19, 2016, 4:21 p.m.
The Park ‘N Jet airport parking lot on Sunset Highway is closing up shop by the end of the month
Mon., July 18, 2016
The FAA funding bill stops the termination of human weather observers at Spokane International Airport.
Mon., July 11, 2016
Spokane International Airport is about to undergo a major construction project on roads around the airport terminal
Sun., July 10, 2016, 4 a.m.
Unless you’re an architecture buff, you may not have heard of Warren Heylman, but you surely know his work. The Parkade, Spokane International Airport, the Spokane Regional Health Building. At …
Tue., June 7, 2016, 3:58 p.m.
Emergency responders are going to practice their skills in a mock airplane crash on Thursday at Spokane International Airport
Thu., May 26, 2016, 4:46 p.m.
The FAA wants to cut weather observer jobs at the Spokane airport, but airport officials fighting against it amid safety concerns.
Mon., March 14, 2016
American Airlines is moving its ticket counter and gate to the C Concourse at Spokane International Airport
Thu., March 10, 2016, 4:27 p.m.
Federal authorities arrested Russian national Vladimir Popov, 44, after finding child pornography on a laptop he owned and discovering he booked a flight out of Spokane after being questioned.
Tue., Jan. 5, 2016, 10:22 p.m.
Spokane International Airport is temporarily closed after a United Airlines 737 slid off part of a runway in icy conditions.
Fri., Aug. 7, 2015
U.S. Army Cpl. Donald Therkelsen died 62 years ago, 10 days before the Korean War armistice. The 23-year-old medic died two years after marrying his wife, Patricia, and three months …
Sun., June 28, 2015, 9:09 p.m.
A team of Northwestern University graduates lost their final game on Saturday so had to fight their way through eight grueling games under punishing conditions Sunday to defeat the defending …
Mon., June 8, 2015
Residents living on the South Hill of Spokane may be hearing a little more jet noise for the next several weeks. Spokane International Airport is closing its main runway, which …
Mon., June 1, 2015
De Leon Foods, known for its north Spokane Mexican deli and grocery store, has leased space in Spokane Valley to open another outlet. De Leon Foods will expand into about …
Mon., May 25, 2015
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., March 20, 2015
More than 3,700 Inland Northwest residents have been accepted for the speed lane at airport screening stations. The Transportation Security Administration has opened a new enrollment office at Spokane International …
Wed., March 18, 2015, 2:35 p.m.
Alaska Airlines will be offering daily flights from Spokane to Boise starting Aug. 24, the company’s president said Wednesday before the Boise Chamber of Commerce.
Mon., Feb. 9, 2015
You now have no excuse for leaving Spokane International Airport in a dirty car. The airport opened a courtesy car wash for people who park in one of the two …
Thu., Dec. 25, 2014
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
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 …
Mon., Nov. 3, 2014
Delta Air Lines today is launching five new daily round-trip flights from Spokane and Seattle. It’s part of Delta’s ongoing expansion into Seattle and the Pacific Northwest market.
Mon., Oct. 13, 2014
Spokane did such a good job hosting a one-day fly-in for pilots last summer that a premier maker of small aircraft is planning to return next year. Cirrus Aircraft, of …
Sun., Sept. 14, 2014
A picture’s worth has been appraised at a thousand words. But the photograph Lori Pence snapped of her nephew’s final homecoming speaks volumes. The mostly black-and-white photo shows a lone …
Mon., Sept. 1, 2014
Taxiway construction at Spokane International Airport has reached a stage at which the contractor needs to move into the main runway’s safety zone. As a result, the airport will close …
Mon., Aug. 25, 2014
A repaving project on U.S. Highway 2 is moving to a critical stage this week with work on the interchange serving Spokane International Airport. Ramps near the airport will undergo …
UPDATED: Mon., June 2, 2014, 10:52 a.m.
Both eastbound lanes of U.S. Highway 2 near the airport are blocked by a two-car collision requiring extrication, the Washington State Patrol said.
Wed., May 28, 2014
Alaska Airlines will once again face competition for flights between Spokane and Seattle. Delta Air Lines announced Tuesday that it will add four departure and four return flights between the …
UPDATED: Tue., May 27, 2014, 1:52 p.m.
Delta Air Lines will add four daily flights to Seattle from Spokane starting Nov. 3.
Mon., May 12, 2014
A new fire station at Spokane International Airport is rising from the grassy flat southwest of the Alaska Airlines terminal. The $8 million project will replace the existing fire station …
Wed., April 16, 2014, 11:52 a.m.
A hotel near the Spokane International Airport was cleared around 11 a.m. Tuesday after a man claimed his backpack contained a bomb, witnesses said. David James Maslo faces a felony …