Stories tagged: larry krauter
UPDATED: Tue., March 26, 2019
The head of Spokane International Airport appealed to a congressional committee Tuesday to allow airports like Spokane’s to raise fees on passengers to fund development projects.
UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 20, 2019
Larry Krauter, chief executive of Spokane International Airport, has been named to Gov. Jay Inslee’s Choose Washington New Middle-Market Airplane Council.
Sat., Nov. 24, 2018
Next time you’re at the Spokane International Airport, you might see people in lilac suit coats helping direct passengers through security. The airport has hired “passenger assistants” to help inexperienced …
Sun., Sept. 2, 2018
During a recent interview, Spokane Airports CEO Larry Krauter discussed baseball, airline speed dating and wristwatches.
Sun., July 22, 2018
Beyond the Amazon fulfillment center’s 1,500-plus jobs, local officials see the company’s presence here as an opportunity to raise Spokane’s profile as a place to do business.
UPDATED: Mon., June 5, 2017
Privatization of the nation’s air traffic control system was met Monday with skepticism in many quarters, including Spokane.
UPDATED: Wed., May 17, 2017
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 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
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
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 …
Wed., Nov. 12, 2014
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
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
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
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
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
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
Spokane County commissioners join Spokane City Council in approving new director of Spokane International Airport.
Mon., Feb. 21, 2011
The Spokane International Airport is one vote away from having a new director.
Thu., Feb. 17, 2011
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
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 …