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PIA achieves Perfect Score from FAA

05/03/2022

The General Wayne A. Downing Peoria International Airport recently achieved another perfect score from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) during a rigorous annual certification and safety inspection. The FAA requires all U.S. airports providing commercial airline service to undergo a yearly examination.  This critical and comprehensive annual safety inspection covers: Airport Certification Manual (ACM) and […]

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Celebrating an Asset to our Region: the Peoria International Airport

04/25/2022

In celebration of Peoria International Airport’s 11th Anniversary, we invite everyone to share the following video to highlight a great regional asset in our own backyard. “We are pleased to celebrate the impact the General Wayne A. Downing, Peoria International Airport has made in the Peoria Region. Building the new terminal in 2011 is a […]

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COVID-19 Information

04/20/2022

The Metropolitan Airport Authority of Peoria, which operates and manages General Wayne A. Downing Peoria International Airport (PIA) and Mt. Hawley Airport (3MY), is following the guidance of the Center for Disease Control (CDC), the Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH), Peoria County Health Department (PCHD) as well as our airlines and tenants to help […]

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2021 | By the Numbers

02/14/2022

Located 7 miles West of Downtown Peoria, Peoria International Airport is a small-hub airport that served over 480,006 passengers in 2021. Passengers Number of Passengers: 480,006 in 2021 / 326,861 in 2020 / 689,416 in 2019Air Freight Weight: 20 million pounds in 2021Commercial Flights Scheduled: 7,023Aircraft Landings and Take-Offs: 44,801 Flights Most Flown American Flight: […]

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MAAP Announces the Launch of a NEW Website for PIA

05/20/2021

Peoria, IL – Metropolitan Airport Association of Peoria (MAAP) is proud to launch a completely redesigned website at flypia.com! The updated website will better serve our passengers and area residents offering increased functionality, ease of use and an overall enhanced experience.  As flights are booked online, we wanted to make sure we were competing appropriately, providing […]

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COVID-19 Information

02/02/2021

The Metropolitan Airport Authority of Peoria, which operates and manages General Wayne A. Downing Peoria International Airport (PIA) and Mt. Hawley Airport (3MY), is following the guidance of the Center for Disease Control (CDC), the Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH), Peoria County Health Department (PCHD) as well as our airlines and tenants to help […]

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PIA adds new nonstop flights to Nashville (BNA)

01/30/2020

Starting in June, the General Wayne A. Downing Peoria International Airport (PIA) will offer nonstop service to Nashville! “We are very excited about this new opportunity to connect Central Illinois travelers to another signature destination with Allegiant.  In addition to the leisure focus, Nashville is also a popular business destination for the Peoria Area.  We […]

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2019 A Record Setting Year for PIA

01/30/2020

General Wayne A. Downing Peoria International Airport finished the year with two more records!  Reporting a record high December with 56,328 passengers the airport culminated 2019 with an all-time yearly high of 689,416 passengers. After setting monthly records in February, March, April, May, June, July, August and December PIA finished 2.5% over 2018 (672,594), with […]

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Tour of the new terminal and discussion with Gene Olson

12/23/2010

A video tour conducted by Tyler Setchell, Airport Operations Director, of the new terminal at the Gen. Wayne A. Downing Peoria International Airport, and studio discussion with the Director of Airports on possible new destinations, full body scanners, the old terminal, etc.

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