Stories tagged: spokane international airport
Tue., March 27, 2018
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
It might be time to rethink packing that extra e-reader or tablet during your holiday travels.
Fri., Sept. 1, 2017
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
Southwest Airlines will begin offering daily, nonstop service to from Spokane International Airport to San Jose next year.
Sun., July 30, 2017
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
Ride-hailing companies Uber and Lyft are being welcomed at Spokane International Airport, where parking revenue has remained steady.
Wed., July 19, 2017
Spokane International Airport officials are considering a $110 million expansion and renovation in coming years.
Mon., July 17, 2017
Airports in Spokane and Walla Walla received federal grants for improvements to rehabilitate runways, taxiways and lighting.
UPDATED: Tue., July 11, 2017
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
American Airlines had a sold-out flight for its Wednesday launch of nonstop service between Dallas-Fort Worth and Spokane International Airport.
Mon., July 3, 2017
Spokane resident Kim Loan Nguyen met her father for the first time Sunday through a program that helps Vietnamese Amerasians connect with their biological fathers.
Thu., June 8, 2017
United Airlines on Thursday kicked off its first new flights to San Francisco and Chicago
UPDATED: Mon., June 5, 2017
Privatization of the nation’s air traffic control system was met Monday with skepticism in many quarters, including Spokane.
Fri., June 2, 2017
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
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
Air travelers in Spokane are seeing changes in the way they check their bags at Concourse C
Sun., March 19, 2017
Spokane air travelers will now have more options for getting to faraway locations
UPDATED: Mon., Feb. 27, 2017
United Airlines will add new flights from Spokane to San Francisco and Chicago this summer.
UPDATED: Tue., Jan. 24, 2017
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
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
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