Stories tagged: 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.
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.