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GPRA Passenger Traffic Up 6.14%

Peoria, Illinois - The Greater Peoria Regional Airport continues to see blue skies!! Airport statistics show year-to-date figures for 2002 passenger traffic is UP 6.14% compared to 2001.

According to the Airport Authority, "Despite the adversities the airline industry has endured over the past 13 months, passenger travel from the Greater Peoria Regional Airport is as strong as ever. As of September 2002, 322,355 passengers have chosen GPRA as the airport to start their trips from. With the numerous flight options, upgrade in fleet equipment, free parking, and competitive fares, Peoria has gained momentum in becoming a world class airport."

The Greater Peoria Regional Airport offers a number of options for travelers to choose from, as Delta provides 3 flights daily to Atlanta; American and United provides 8 flights daily to Chicago; United provides 2 flights daily to Denver; AmericanConnection provides 8 flights daily to St. Louis; and Northwest provides 2 flights daily to Detroit and Minneapolis for a total of 25 departures daily from GPRA!

If your looking for a great place to begin your trip, look no further than the Greater Peoria Regional Airport - its your one stop to travel savings!