Stories tagged: spokane international airport
UPDATED: Wed., April 15, 2020
Spokane International Airport is receiving a $29.6 million economic relief grant to support operations during the coronavirus pandemic, the U.S. Department of Transportation has announced.
Wed., March 25, 2020
The Spokane International Airport celebrated its sixth straight year of growth last year, when almost 4 million people traveled through its gates, but the growing number of passengers canceling flights …
UPDATED: Mon., March 2, 2020
Delta Air Lines is adding a second direct flight from Spokane International Airport to Los Angeles beginning Sept. 14.
UPDATED: Tue., Feb. 18, 2020
Boeing’s latest variant of the jumbo jet has been flying test runs in and out of Spokane International Airport this week.
UPDATED: Tue., Feb. 11, 2020
The Feb. 2 crash is the latest setback for the Klassen family. “We’re so used to dealing with tragedy,” said Autumn Klassen, “I feel like we’re good at it.”
UPDATED: Fri., Feb. 7, 2020
Wolff Architectural Group has filed a preliminary application with the city to build a $4.5 million aircraft hangar at Spokane International Airport.
UPDATED: Mon., Feb. 3, 2020
‘Eight heroes lifted the car’: Spokane airport bystanders rescue couple hit by suspected drunken driver
A man suspected of driving drunk struck a couple loading their car at the airport late Sunday night, leaving both with serious injuries.
UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 22, 2020
Spokane International Airport set a new record for passenger activity in 2019, exceeding more than 4 million travelers for the first time in its history. It’s the third consecutive year …
Mon., Dec. 23, 2019
Larry Krauter was named chief executive officer of the airport in 2011. Since those early days of dealing with decreased service due to the Great Recession, Krauter has made recruiting …
UPDATED: Mon., Dec. 16, 2019
Atlanta-bound Spokane travelers had their journeys made easier with Delta Air Lines’ announcement Monday that it will offer nonstop service between the cities.
UPDATED: Thu., Dec. 12, 2019
Spokane International Airport is anticipating an increase in passengers this holiday season, mirroring a nationwide projection that air travel will increase 3% compared to last year.
UPDATED: Thu., Dec. 5, 2019
Spokane, Spokane County approve $89 million airports budget, expect more than 4 million annual passengers
Spokane County Commissioners and Spokane City Council approved a $89 million Spokane Airport budget Tuesday, which is slightly smaller than last year due to less spending on infrastructure projects.
Wed., Nov. 6, 2019
The Spokane International Airport has been awarded a federal grant that completes funding for a rail and truck transload facility project designed to attract aerospace and manufacturing industries on the …
UPDATED: Fri., Nov. 1, 2019
Beginning in June, United Airlines will begin nonstop flights during the summer season from Spokane International Airport to George Bush Intercontinental Airport in Houston.
Thu., Oct. 31, 2019
The Spokane International Airport board is planning to submit a proposal to the Federal Aviation Administration that, if approved, extends the length of time it can collect passenger facility charges …
UPDATED: Thu., Oct. 3, 2019
Ernest “Mac” McCauley, 75, of Long Beach, California, had been flying the “Nine-o-Nine” B-17 for the Collings Foundation on several visits to Spokane of the Wings of Freedom Tour. The …
UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 2, 2019
The vintage B-17 Flying Fortress visited Spokane in July as part of the Wings of Freedom Tour crashed Wednesday during an emergency landing at an airport outside Hartford, Connecticut, killing …
Wed., Aug. 28, 2019
Alaska Airlines will fly direct from Spokane to Los Angeles and San Francisco beginning early next year, the Seattle-based airline has announced.
Sat., Aug. 24, 2019
The Spokane International Airport is considering changes to its proposed expansion project, with a scaled-down design at a reduced cost that still includes expanded gate capacity and a centralized security …
UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 23, 2019
Travelers passing through Spokane International Airport are being greeted with high-definition animated scenes of Spokane and Coeur d’Alene in terminals and ticket counters.
Wed., Aug. 14, 2019
The current schedule lists two daily flights. A flight from Spokane will leave at 7:40 a.m. and arrive in Everett at 8:55 a.m. A return flight will leave Everett at …
Fri., Aug. 9, 2019
Rockville, Maryland-based Choice Hotels International Inc. is expanding its Cambria Hotels brand to Washington state, with the first property under development on the West Plains.
UPDATED: Mon., July 29, 2019
Spokane International Airport is closing its primary runway for two days this week to conduct routine maintenance.
UPDATED: Sun., June 9, 2019
Travelers boarded Southwest Airlines’ new direct flight to San Diego, with some expecting their travel time cut in half.
Fri., June 7, 2019
Visitors will have the opportunity to see rare vintage aircraft up close, including a B-25 Mitchell and a TBM Avenger – two American bombers introduced and flown during World War …
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., March 20, 2019
U.S. Customs and Border Protection aims to utilize facial recognition at 20 major international airports on 16,300 flights per week by 2021. The technology is already being used at 17 …
UPDATED: Tue., March 12, 2019
Eight people have been arrested this year at Spokane International Airport for trying to bring a gun on an airplane.
Sun., March 10, 2019
After decades as Spokane’s low-profile neighbor, the West Plains is suddenly in the spotlight for employment, population growth and commercial development. Rapid development, bringing at least 2,000 new jobs, will …
Wed., Jan. 23, 2019
More Spokane travelers are taking flight from Spokane than ever, according to Spokane International Airport, which is reporting a 12.6 percent increase in passenger activity in 2018, with passengers totaling …