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SANTA is coming to the Airport

Peoria, IL — Spread the word! Santa is coming to town and will be at the Greater Peoria Regional Airport on Friday, December 23, 2005 from 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. to greet passengers leaving Peoria and welcoming those flying in. Also, the Airport Authority will be hosting "Passenger Appreciation Day," free coffee and cookies will be available throughout the day.

Interim Director, Mary DeVries stated, "this has been a very big year for Peoria Airport, and the support provided by central Illinois travelers has been phenomenal, as the statistics show for the Holiday Season (December 23-25) alone is an estimated 1,934 passengers enplaned and 1,881 passengers deplaning. We look forward to 2006 and announcing year end statistics."

If you require flight information please feel free to look at the Airport’s website at www.flypia.com. Just click on the arrivals and departures links to see a display of all flights and check the status of your individual flight.

The Airport Authority wishes you Happy Holidays!

Contact:
Mary DeVries, Interim Director of Airports
phone: (309) 697-8272
e-mail: mdevries@flypia.com