Indianapolis International Airport will have the first enrollment site for an expedited screening program that allows airline passengers to leave on their shoes, light outerwear and belts, and keep laptop computers in cases at security checkpoints.
The $500,000 project at the Greenwood Municipal Airport will give it space for up to 10 planes inside the enclosed hangars.
The contract John Clark had for business development work and to oversee the Gary airport’s $166 million expansion project expired last week.
Gov. Mike Pence and executives from United Airlines on Wednesday formally announced that Indianapolis will receive nonstop daily service to San Francisco starting in January. IBJ first reported plans for the service last week.
The daily flights, which are expected to begin on Jan. 7, will fulfill a longtime wish of local tech firms eager for more direct access to the West Coast and Silicon Valley.
Indianapolis International Airport will be among the first two airports in the nation to participate in the TSA’s push to expand eligibility for quicker security lines.
The northwestern Indiana city's Airport Authority voted 5-1 vote Monday to give John Clark III broad authority to oversee other consultants and contractors hired for the $166 million project.
Indiana began exempting aviation fuel and maintenance and service work on planes from its 7-percent state sales tax effective Monday. It has substituted a flat 10 cents-per-gallon excise tax for fuel purchases.
Indianapolis International Airport continued a campaign to lure travelers to its parking services with an announcement Monday morning that it will offer a customer rewards program.
The Indianapolis International Airport will boost revenue with a new deal with its valet-parking provider and lease payments from a second 75-acre solar farm.
The airport, which has been trying to beef up its direct service, will have 32 nonstop-flight destinations from Memorial Day through Labor Day, down a total of one from summer 2012.
Gary-Chicago airport in northwest Indiana and Columbus Regional Airport south of Indianapolis were among 149 airports where towers had been scheduled to close beginning this weekend due to automatic federal spending cuts.
The Federal Aviation Administration says control towers at airports in Gary, Muncie, Bloomington, Terre Haute, Columbus and West Lafayette could close if federal budget cuts take effect Friday.
The air show was set for June 15-16 at Indianapolis Regional Airport near Mount Comfort east of Indianapolis. It has taken place annually since 1996.
American Airlines has signed a 12-year agreement for Republic Airways Holdings Inc. to operate 76-seat regional jets. It also agreed to purchase up to 94 new aircraft from Brazilian plane maker Embraer.
The former passenger terminal and administration building at Indianapolis International Airport could be rubble by this time next year. Offering a “blank slate” should improve marketability of the site, airport officials say.
Federal, state grants will fund study of project intended to serve growing corporate clientele.