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Preparing the airport for takeoff: Tony Bean coordinated the $142.5 million effort to update Pullman-Moscow Regional Airport runway

When Tony Bean arrived in Pullman in 2011, the future of the airport was uncertain. Backed by his board, Bean has procured about $131 million in federal dollars to realign …

UPDATED: Mon., Sept. 10, 2018, 2:57 p.m.

Spokane airport runway work reroutes flight approach paths

South Hill residents will notice more flights over their neighborhood through the end of September.

Plane skids off rainy Manila runway, rips off engine, wheel

Passengers of a plane from China that veered off a runway at Manila’s airport and lost an engine and a wheel after landing hard in a rainstorm recalled Friday their …

UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 24, 2018, 10:09 p.m.

Mountain lion on runway delays flight at Idaho airport

An airplane approaching a rural Idaho airport had to abort its initial landing after a mountain lion was spotted on the runway.

UPDATED: Thu., July 13, 2017, 6:52 p.m.

Jet was within 100 feet of hitting two planes in San Francisco

An Air Canada plane with 140 people on board came within 100 feet of crashing onto two of four planes lined up to take off at San Francisco International Airport …

Leveling of main runway pushes air traffic to backup

A $25 million job to raise the northeast end of the main runway at Spokane International Airport begins today and will result in flights operating off the airport’s second runway …

Fairchild runway to be replaced

A California-based construction company will be in charge of a $43 million project to repave and raise Fairchild Air Force Base’s runway next year, the Defense Department said. AECOM Technology, …

Spokane airport’s longer runway to open

Spokane International Airport will open its new runway extension on Thursday morning after months of major construction.

Spokane airport using backup runway

Flights at Spokane International Airport will be routed to the backup runway for the next four months as the main runway is extended.