Stories tagged: Spokane International Airport
Fri., June 2, 2017, 12:58 p.m.
Five new nonstop flights between Spokane International Airport and cities across the country take off this summer, beginning Sunday when Southwest Airlines launches daily service to San Diego. The seasonal …
UPDATED: Wed., May 17, 2017, 11 p.m.
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 …
Tue., April 4, 2017, 6 a.m.
Air travelers in Spokane are seeing changes in the way they check their bags at Concourse C
Sun., March 19, 2017, 6 a.m.
Spokane air travelers will now have more options for getting to faraway locations
UPDATED: Mon., Feb. 27, 2017, 4:47 p.m.
United Airlines will add new flights from Spokane to San Francisco and Chicago this summer.
UPDATED: Tue., Jan. 24, 2017, 5:02 p.m.
Travelers stepped on and off commercial planes 3.2 million times at Spokane International Airport last year, which was a 3.2 percent increase over 2015, year-end numbers show. That also was …
Sun., Jan. 8, 2017, 10:31 p.m.
Closure of Spokane International Airport runways because of weather conditions has delayed several flights scheduled to arrive late Sunday night, according to the airport’s website. Southwest Flight 3518 from Oakland, …
Mon., Nov. 21, 2016, 1 a.m.
Airport security officers want people with medical issues to know they can get through security without embarrassment
Mon., Nov. 21, 2016
At first, Spokane’s new airport was a Depression-era economic development project. Spokane County eventually bought 2 square miles on the West Plains in 1938 for a “super-airport” to be known …
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.