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PIA Announces Traffic Control Plan During Terminal Construction

Oct 31, 2008—The Metropolitan Airport Authority of Peoria (MAAP) announced today that during the construction of the new terminal building, a plan for changed traffic flow will be in effect…

PIA Groundbreaking and New Name/Logo Unveiled

Oct 13, 2008—The Metropolitan Airport Authority of Peoria (MAAP) held a groundbreaking ceremony today at the site of its new $65 million passenger terminal facility…

$1.5 Million DOT Grant for Greater Peoria Regional Airport

May 21, 2008—The U.S. Department of Transportation has awarded a $1,500,000 grant to construct a new terminal facility at Greater Peoria Regional Airport.

Peoria Tee's Off New Service to Phoenix

Oct 27, 2007—Central Illinois scores a hole-in-one as local residents take off on the first Allegiant Air flight from Peoria, Ill. to Phoenix-Mesa, Ariz.

United Airlines Begins Nonstop Jet Service between Peoria and Denver

Oct 04, 2007—United Airlines and the Greater Peoria Airport Authority announced that daily nonstop service between the Greater Peoria Regional Airport and Denver…

Allegiant Air Announces Nonstop Flights From Peoria to Both Fort Lauderdale and Phoenix

Aug 29, 2007—Allegiant Air will soon have two more ways to get some vacation sun with new, nonstop and low-cost flights to sunny South Florida and Arizona…

Northwest Airlines Begins Jet Service Between Detroit and Peoria

Aug 22, 2007—Northwest Airlines announced that daily nonstop service between its Detroit WorldGateway hub and the Greater Peoria Regional Airport begins today…

Greater Peoria Regional Airport Announces Non-Stop Flights To Denver on United Airlines

Jul 05, 2007—The new non-stop jet service to Denver is a clear indication that Peoria is the hub for business in Central Illinois…

Northwest Airlines Announces Jet Service Between Detroit And Peoria

May 31, 2007—Northwest Airlines will resume daily nonstop flights between Detroit and the Greater Peoria Regional Airport this summer…

ORLANDO A GO-GO!

May 23, 2007—Allegiant Air announces new, nonstop jet service to Orlando with introductory fares as low as $59* each way…

Allegiant Air Expands Peoria – Las Vegas Air Service

Mar 13, 2007—Allegiant announces the seasonal expansion of its popular low-cost, nonstop service to Las Vegas to eight flights a week…

Allegiant Air Expands Flights to Tampa Bay

Mar 08, 2007—Allegiant Air is making it easier to get away to the sunny beaches of the Tampa Bay area during the summer months.…

American Eagle Airlines Doubles Its Service From Dallas/Fort Worth to Peoria

Feb 14, 2007—American Eagle will add a second daily nonstop flight between Dallas/Fort Worth and Peoria beginning April 10.…

Allegiant Air Expands Flights to Tampa Bay

Dec 14, 2006—Allegiant Air announces the seasonal expansion of its popular low-cost, nonstop service to the Tampa Bay area…

Cargo Study Grant Awarded to Help Airport

Dec 03, 2006—Governor Rod R. Blagojevich announced a $166,500 grant to the Village of Bartonville from the Illinois Tomorrow Corridor Planning program…

Allegiant Air Announces Chance To Win A Fabulous $10,000 Vegas Makeover

Sep 26, 2006—Allegiant Air is giving away a Vegas makeover vacation to Las Vegas…

Congressman LaHood, Peoria Airport Officials Announce $6.2 Million in Federal Funding

Sep 22, 2006—Officials announced a grant from the FAA that will be used in a taxi-way relocation project…

Get Away to Tampa Bay!

Sep 13, 2006—Allegiant Air announces new, nonstop jet service to Florida

United Airlines to Upgrade to Larger Jets in Peoria

Aug 24, 2006—Beginning Sept. 6, United Airlines will upgrade two daily flights between Peoria and Chicago…

Peoria Hits the Vegas Jackpot!

Aug 07, 2006—Allegiant Air Expands Peoria–Las Vegas Air Service. Airline Celebrates with FLY FREE* to Vegas Offer.…

ASA/Delta Connection Celebrates Five Years in Peoria

Aug 01, 2006—Atlantic Southeast Airlines/Delta Connection is celebrating five years of service at the Greater Peoria Regional Airport…

No Tricks - Early Treat for Peoria Compliments of United Airlines

Jul 26, 2006—United Airlines’ expanded Peoria service will increase the number of departing seats available for sale from 200 seats to 250 seats.…

Greater Peoria Regional Airport Sets All Time Load Factor Record

Jul 24, 2006—The Greater Peoria Regional Airport and its five scheduled airlines set an all time record load factor in the month of June 2006…

UPS Launches Air Freight Network

Jun 15, 2006—UPS today began operating its new air freight network in North America and Europe, expanding the range of services available to its customers…

Greater Peoria Regional Airport Authority Names New Director Of Airports

Mar 08, 2006—The Greater Peoria Regional Airport Authority has named their new Director of Airports. Ken R. Spirito…

Peoria and Allegiant Air, What a Pair!

Mar 03, 2006—Allegiant Air, LLC, marks the two-year anniversary of nonstop, jet-service from Peoria to Sin City…

GPRA Reports Most Passengers in 27 Years

Jan 25, 2006—The Greater Peoria Regional Airport has reported the most passengers using the Airport in more than 27 years.…

SANTA is coming to the Airport

Dec 22, 2005—Santa is coming to town and will be at the Greater Peoria Regional Airport on Friday, December 23…

Passengers Appreciate New Passenger Boarding Bridges

Dec 14, 2005—Central Illinois travelers were the first passengers of Allegiant Air, American, Delta and United to utilize the new Passenger Boarding Bridges…

Astonishing “Announcement”

Dec 01, 2005—The Greater Peoria Regional Airport makes its first public announcement from a new state of the art sound system…

Holiday Travel Tips

Dec 01, 2005—To help you better prepare for your trip during the holidays, here is a check list you can use to make your travel easier…

Passenger Appreciation Day

Nov 22, 2005—On November 23rd, the Greater Peoria Regional Airport will host a “Passenger Appreciation Day.“…

Holiday Travel Made Easy

Nov 22, 2005—We have launched a new Flight Information Display System (“FIDS”) to provide real-time flight data…

More Options at American Airlines Self-Service

Sep 16, 2005—Passengers who want to check more than two bags can now do so at American Airlines Self-Service machines…

Greater Peoria Airport Receives Over $2.3 Million For Terminal Building Rehab

Aug 25, 2005—Congressman Ray LaHood announced today that the Greater Peoria Regional Airport has been awarded $2.36 million in federal funds…

Community Showcase Highlights Local and Regional Businesses

Aug 24, 2005—Reach thousands of airport visitors with dynamic new Advertising and Community Showcase Program…

Saturday Night’s Alright For Flying

Aug 17, 2005—Allegiant Air adds Saturday nonstop jet-service to Las Vegas beginning Nov.12, 2005…

Vegas Odds Get Even For Peoria: Allegiant Air Offers Chance to Fly Free to Vega$

Aug 05, 2005—Allegiant Air evens the Vegas odds with a sure bet to Vegas. For a limited time, Peoria can FLY FREE to Vegas…

Something New and Exciting at the Airport

Jul 19, 2005—On July 7th, the Greater Peoria Regional Airport launched its new flight information display system…

Peoria Kids Get Their Day In The Sun: “Kids Fly FREE” to ORLANDO with ALLEGIANT AIR

Jul 07, 2005—For a limited time children twelve and under can FLY FREE to Orlando when an adult buys an Allegiant Vacation air and hotel package…

All Hail Caesar!
Allegiant Air Partners with Caesars Palace Las Vegas and Aladdin Resort

Jun 29, 2005—Allegiant Air today announced the addition of two new hotel partners Caesars Palace Las Vegas and Aladdin Resort & Casino…

The Greater Peoria Regional Airport Summer Travel Tips

Jun 29, 2005—We want you to have fun and have an enjoyable travel experience out of the Greater Peoria Regional Airport. Your key to success is good planning and preparation.…

2005 Primary Airport of the Year

Apr 18, 2005—The Greater Peoria Regional Airport (“GPRA”) has become a gateway to the world for Central Illinois travelers…

Air Show Dates and Line-up Announced for 2005

Apr 06, 2005—Eagle Radio Prairie Air Show announced the line-up for their 2005 air show…

Allegiant Air Announces New Nonstop Service To Orlando From Peoria

Mar 30, 2005—Allegiant Air, LLC today announced new, nonstop jet service to the fun and sun of Orlando, Fla…

PIA Passenger Numbers Soar In September!

Oct 18, 2004—Greater Peoria Airport Authority announces another successful month for passenger travel…

Greater Peoria Regional Airport Gains Additional Daily Delta Connection Flight to Atlanta!

Sep 29, 2004—Greater Peoria Airport Authority proudly announces a fourth daily Delta Connection flight to and from Delta’s largest hub…

Greater Peoria Regional Airport Garners Double Digit Increase in Passengers; Six Months In a Row!

Sep 29, 2004—Greater Peoria Regional Airport has seen astounding growth in the number of passengers traveling through the airport…

American Eagle to Add Service from Peoria to DFW

Apr 30, 2004—American Eagle announced that the carrier will expand regional jet flying out of Greater Peoria Regional Airport…

The Prairie Air Show, Inc and the GPAA Announce Date and Entertainment for the Eagle Radio Prairie Air Show 2004

Feb 04, 2004—New dates and main attractions announced for the Eagle Radio Prairie Air Show 2004…

Delta Offers New Low Fares

Jan 16, 2004—Greater Peoria Airport Authority announces that Delta Connection is committed to providing GPRA with great air fares…

Allegiant Air Non-Stop to Las Vegas

Jan 12, 2004—Allegiant Air to Inaugurate Scheduled Non-Stop Service Between Greater Peoria Regional Airport and Las Vegas…

Wellness Day at GPRA

Nov 03, 2003—GPRA announces its 2nd Annual Wellness Day will be held on Tuesday, December 16th…

GPRA Goes Wireless!

Oct 30, 2003—The GPRA announced that computer users can now access the internet, at the airport, via the wireless service…

Local Woman Wins Trip to Nashville to See the CMA Awards Show Up Close and Personal

Oct 22, 2003—WAAG, Always Travel and the Greater Peoria Regional Airport are proud to announce the winner of the “Road to the CMA Awards Show.”…

Airport Authority Board to Introduce New Director of Operations

Oct 22, 2003—The Greater Peoria Airport Authority Board of Commissioners are pleased to announce that Brad Gantt, A.A.E. has accepted the position of Director of Operations and Maintenance…

Travel Tips for the Holiday Season

Oct 21, 2003—Travel and security tips that will help make your holiday travel easier and quicker at the airport…

Delta Offers Double Skymiles for a Limited Time Only

Jul 25, 2003—Delta has partnered with the Greater Peoria Regional Airport to offer Double Skymiles to our passengers who fly Delta Connection’s all jet service from Peoria to Atlanta…

PRAIRIE AIR SHOW POSTER CONTEST

Apr 11, 2003—The Greater Peoria Airport Authority, in cooperation with the Peoria Schools District 150, is sponsoring a Poster Contest for the Prairie Air Show…

UNITED ANNOUNCES FURTHER DETAILS TO REVISED TRAVEL POLICIES

Mar 20, 2003—The Airport Authority announces that United has revised its travel policy due to military action…

American Airlines Implements Comfort Level Policy Early

Mar 19, 2003—The Airport Authority announces that American Airlines is implementing a new travel policy in case of military action…

GIFT SHOP's GRAND OPENING

Mar 10, 2003—The Greater Peoria Airport Authority and Mrs. Shelia Tenbrook, owner of the Airport Gift Shop are excited to announce the Grand Opening of the newly relocated gift shop…

United Airlines Leads Industry In On-Time Performance In 2002

Feb 03, 2003—United Airlines proudly announced today that it ranked No.1 in the industry in domestic on-time performance in the full year 2002…

GPRA Moves Forward With Its 100% Check Baggage Initiative

Oct 31, 2002—The Greater Peoria Airport Authorithy is pleased to announce it has reached an agreement with the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) in moving forward with its 100% check baggage initiative…

GPRA Passenger Traffic Up 6.14%

Oct 29, 2002—Airport statistics show year-to-date figures for 2002 passenger traffic is UP 6.14% compared to 2001…

Northwest Airlines Schedules Flight to Accommodate the Business Traveler

Oct 25, 2002—Northwest Airlines announces plans to revise its schedule to accommodate the business traveler…

American Connection Enhances Your Travel Experience

Oct 25, 2002—Trans States Airlines/AmericanConnction is now pleased to provide travelers who connect through its St. Louis hub with two new enhancements that will no doubt bring a “smile” to your travel experience…

American Connection Reports a 99% Completion Factor in Peoria for September 2002

Oct 23, 2002—Trans States Airlines/American Connection reported a 99% flight completion factor for all flights operating between Peoria and St. Louis for September 2002…

AmericanConnection Adds Two New Flights In Peoria Starting September 2002

Aug 21, 2002—Trans States Airlines/AmericanConnection announced today the airline would add two new flights to and from Peoria…

Passengers Up 5.04%

Aug 16, 2002—GPRA increases its passenger traffic by offering all the amenities and a number of air service options to fit any schedule…

Delta Connection/ASA to Upgrade Flight Peoria-Atlanta

Jul 30, 2002—Delta Connection/ASA is pulling out all the stops to make your flying experience easy, enjoyable and hassle free by upgrading its 40 seat CRJ to a 50 seat CRJ…

GPRA Announces New Director of Airports

Jul 19, 2002—The Airport Authority Board of Commissioners is pleased to announce that Mr. Solomon F. Balraj has accepted the job as the new Director of Airports…

United Express to utilize CRJ's at the Greater Peoria Regional Airport

Jun 25, 2002—As of July 8, 2002 United Express serving the Greater Peoria Regional Airport will be utilizing 50 seat CRJ’s for ALL flights to/from Peoria to Chicago and Denver…

Central Illinois Travelers Continue To FLY PIA!

Jun 11, 2002—Air travelers continue to fly from Peoria as the Greater Peoria Regional Airport provides numerous features that have proven to make for hassle free travel…

Passenger Stats Soar & Travel to/from PIA to DEN Non-Stop

May 09, 2002—The Airport Authority Board of Commissioners are pleased to release the Airport’s statistics for April 2002, which shows a continual increase of passenger traffic…

Peoria Journal Star Article:

Apr 24, 2002—A recovering economy that’s spurring business travel and low fares that are luring vacationers to the skies are credited with making the Greater Peoria Regional Airport the most-used airport in central Illinois…

Peoria Journal Star Article

Apr 12, 2002—Tickets for Greater Peoria’s first air show in 13 years went on sale this week, as the line-up of events for the Prairie Air Show continued to come together for the Mother’s Day weekend event…

95% of Parking Facilities Reinstated at GPRA

Mar 18, 2002—Federal Aviation Administration approves the usage of 95% of the Greater Peoria Regional Airport’s parking lot facilities…

SHUTTLE SERVICE From Parking Lot to Terminal Building

Mar 18, 2002—The Airport Authority is excited to announce that it offers free shuttle service to patrons utilizing the parking lot facilities at the Greater Peoria Regional Airport…

Peoria Journal Star Article

Mar 13, 2002—The Greater Peoria Regional Airport is defying a nationwide air travel slump while Bloomington-Normal’s airport has been unable to shake the post-Sept. 11 travel malaise that is expected to linger through this year…

Travelers Show Support - GPRA Up 3.37%

Mar 06, 2002—Airport statistics for February 2002 show an increase in passenger traffic from the Greater Peoria Regional Airport up 3.37% year-to-date…

PEORIA IS FLYING HIGH - Passengers fly with confidence by utilizing the Greater Peoria Regional Airport

Jan 09, 2002—The Airport Authority has released its December 2001 operations report showing an 8.91% increase in passenger traffic compared to December 2000…

Convenient Parking

Jan 08, 2002—The Greater Peoria Regional Airport offers convenient parking, which is located in front of the Terminal Building on the Lower Level Drive at the meters…

Northwest Airlink adds 3rd Detroit flight & 4th Minneapolis arrival flight

Dec 14, 2001—Effective Monday, December 17, 2001 Northwest Airlines will add a new morning flight between Peoria and Detroit…

AmericanConnection adds 7th Flight in Peoria

Dec 14, 2001—Effective this Sunday, December 16, 2001 Trans States Airlines / AmericanConnection will add a new roundtrip flight between Peoria and St. Louis…

New Concourse Addition

Dec 13, 2001—The Greater Peoria Airport Authority announced today that expansion of the west concourse is completed, and that Delta Connection/ASA is currently operating from Gate 1…

Delta Connection ASA Launches Service

Aug 01, 2001—A year-long courtship between the Greater Peoria Airport Authority and Delta Connection ASA paid off this morning when the first of three daily flights left Peoria and headed for Atlanta…

TWE Record Number of Flights in Peoria, IL, for May

Jun 01, 2001—Trans World Express announces that 98% of the carrier’s flights operated between Peoria, IL, and Saint Louis, MO, during May 2001…

It's a Great Time to Fly Peoria and Central Illinois Agrees

Jun 01, 2001—The Greater Peoria Regional Airport announced today that numbers are up for May and for the year…

Northwest AirLink Adds Two Non-Stop Flights From Peoria To Detroit

Apr 01, 2001—The Greater Peoria Airport Authority recently announced the addition of two non-stop, daily Northwest AirLink flights from the Greater Peoria Regional Airport to Detroit, Mich.…

Peoria Airport Lands Delta Service to Atlanta

Apr 01, 2001—In a ceremony at the airport on Thursday, the Greater Peoria Airport Authority announced the addition of three daily Delta Connection ASA flights from the Greater Peoria Regional Airport to Atlanta, Georgia…

Northwest Airlines Slashes Prices, Increases Service for Peoria

Sep 01, 2000—Northwest recently announced that fares from Peoria to several top destinations have been dramatically reduced…

Northwest and United Slash Peoria Ticket Prices

Aug 01, 2000—Following recent price cuts by American Airlines and TWA, Northwest Airlines and United Airlines have followed suit…

American Airlines Slashes Peoria Ticket Prices up to 69%

Aug 01, 2000—American Airlines recently lowered Peoria ticket prices…

TWA Slashes Peoria Ticket Prices

Aug 01, 2000—TWA recently reduced Peoria ticket prices by an average of 54.2 percent…

Peoria Airport Offers Free Parking

Aug 01, 2000—New parking plan is part of a commitment to enhance travel experience out of Peoria…

Faster Baggage in Peoria

Jul 01, 2000—The airport authority has introduced a plan to encourage baggage personnel to serve customers even faster…