Stories tagged: Spokane International Airport
UPDATED: Tue., Nov. 20, 2018, 11:15 a.m.
Spokane county, city and airport officials are building a $2 million short-line rail on the West Plains with hopes it can help attract more aerospace and manufacturing companies.
UPDATED: Fri., Nov. 16, 2018, 9:31 p.m.
Thanksgiving travel is expected to be at record high levels with thousands of people taking to the air or road during the holiday.
Sun., Oct. 28, 2018, 4:15 a.m.
Here are Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers’ recent bills that became law and her votes on high-profile legislation
The fourth-ranking Republican in the House of Representatives is touting a historically proficient record in this Congress, pointing to six legislative actions she’s worked to get signed into law at …
UPDATED: Fri., Oct. 19, 2018, 5:03 p.m.
A blanket of fog over the Seattle area was blamed for multiple flights being diverted to the Spokane International Airport, causing delays Friday for local takeoffs.
UPDATED: Sat., Oct. 6, 2018, 3:03 p.m.
A defense attorney said a man charged with first-degree murder in northern Idaho shouldn’t face the death penalty due to his young age.
Mon., Oct. 1, 2018, noon
Alaska Airlines on Tuesday begins direct service from Spokane to San Diego.
Sat., Sept. 15, 2018, 6 a.m.
A 109-room, $10 million Springhill Suites hotel will be built near the Spokane International Airport, according to city permit records.
UPDATED: Mon., Sept. 10, 2018, 2:57 p.m.
South Hill residents will notice more flights over their neighborhood through the end of September.
Sun., Sept. 2, 2018, 7 a.m.
During a recent interview, Spokane Airports CEO Larry Krauter discussed baseball, airline speed dating and wristwatches.
UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 10, 2018, 5:57 p.m.
Frontier Airlines starts nonstop service between Spokane to Las Vegas’ McCarran International Airport on Monday afternoon with a flight to the Nevada city.
Sun., July 29, 2018, 2:38 p.m.
Amazon roll-out in Spokane follows growth in Prime subscriptions; among 7 fulfillment centers announced this year
Amazon’s desire to be closer to your doorstep is behind the company’s plans for a massive distribution center near the Spokane International Airport.
Sat., July 28, 2018, 9:24 p.m.
Online retail giant Amazon is now officially putting down roots in Eastern Washington.
UPDATED: Fri., July 20, 2018, 8:46 p.m.
After months of speculation, Amazon confirmed it’s the entity behind a huge warehouse planned near Spokane International Airport.
UPDATED: Tue., July 10, 2018, 6:35 p.m.
Responding to record rapid growth, the Spokane International Airport is expanding its parking by nearly 1,300 spaces.
UPDATED: Wed., July 4, 2018, 8:30 a.m.
Additional security checkpoint lane at Spokane airport designed to accommodate increase in travelers
At ease, summer flyers. There’s a brand new fifth lane for security at the Spokane International Airport.
Thu., June 14, 2018, 6:40 p.m.
Alaska Airlines announced Thursday that it will offer nonstop flights daily between Spokane and San Diego beginning this fall.
UPDATED: Tue., June 5, 2018, 4:39 p.m.
Beginning in August, Frontier Airlines will offer twice weekly, nonstop service to Las Vegas from Spokane.
UPDATED: Wed., May 9, 2018, 4:37 p.m.
Spokane International Airport officials have announced installation over the next two weeks of new overhead signs on Airport Drive, both inbound and outbound the next two weeks. The work will …
Fri., April 13, 2018, 6 a.m.
An unnamed company has submitted conceptual plans for a huge warehouse near the Spokane International Airport. An Amazon spokeswoman declined to comment Thursday on whether the e-commerce giant was checking …
UPDATED: Wed., April 11, 2018, 9:34 p.m.
On Wednesday, Spokane participated in Tranquil Terminus, a drill to test a nationwide system. It’s the first federal exercise to simulate moving multiple patients with highly infectious diseases around the …
Mon., April 9, 2018, 5:26 p.m.
Frequent flyers to San Jose got a leg up this week, with Southwest Airlines beginning its daily, nonstop service between Spokane and the Bay Area city.
Thu., April 5, 2018, 6 a.m.
Spokane International Airport officials are moving forward with a $130 million reconstruction project to meet passenger growth by expanding terminals, remodeling security checkpoints and adding a central baggage claim hall.
UPDATED: Tue., April 3, 2018, 4:07 p.m.
After a three-year hiatus, Denver-based Frontier Airlines will resume flights to and from Denver on April 30.
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.