Category Archives: News & Events

The Eastern Iowa Airport Sees a Third Straight Record Month in February

Cedar Rapids, IA: They have done it again, and again, and again! For the second time in a year, The Eastern Iowa Airport reached record passenger travel for three straight months. December 2013, January 2014, and February 2014 were record setting months. A total of 89,869 passengers traveled through the airport in December, beating the […]

The Eastern Iowa Airport to embark on a multi-year, $10.7 million pavement and parking lot improvement plan

Cedar Rapids, IA: Starting this summer, The Eastern Iowa Airport will begin a much needed pavement and parking lot repair project. Last fall, the airport hired Foth Infrastructure & Environment, LLC to conduct a study of the landside vehicular pavement. The findings outlines a 5 year, $10.7 million plan to fix and preserve the pavement […]

Allegiant announces service between CID and LAX!

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa. March 4, 2014 — Allegiant today announces new nonstop, seasonal jet service between Cedar Rapids and Los Angeles via Los Angeles International Airport beginning June 6, 2014. In celebration of the new summer service, the company, known for its affordable and convenient travel deals, will offer promotional one-way fares as low as […]

Big Announcement March 4th!!!!

PRESS CONFERENCE: The Eastern Iowa Airport has a BIG announcement   When:  March 4, 2014 at 10 am   Where: The Cedar Rapids Area Metro Economic Alliance offices 501 First Street SE Cedar Rapids, IA 52401

The Eastern Iowa Airport breaks the 1 million passenger mark with record passengers in December

The Eastern Iowa Airport breaks the 1 million passenger mark with record passengers in December   Cedar Rapids, IA: For the first time since 2007, The Eastern Iowa Airport ended the year with a total passenger count over one million at 1,042,291. This is the second highest year ever, just shy of the record set […]

The Eastern Iowa Airport unveils an Airplane at the NewBo City Market donated by the family of David C. Yeoman

Cedar Rapids, Iowa. – 11am, Thursday, October3, 2013 a small one-person hand built aircraft will be unveiled in the NewBo City Market.  Donated by the David C. Yeoman family to The Eastern Iowa Airport, the 460-pound experimental aircraft was built and frequently flown by the native Iowan and former Rockwell Collins engineer.  The Flagler “scooter” […]

The Eastern Iowa Airport announces direct service to Southwest Florida on Allegiant Air

Cedar Rapids, IA- The Eastern Iowa Airport and Allegiant Air are announcing direct service between Cedar Rapids and Punta Gorda/Ft. Myers Florida. The service will begin on December 18 with two non-stop flights per week. Allegiant will introduce the new service with fares as low as $99.99 each way. To take advantage of this special […]

Dodgeball Tournament August 17 – Sign up your team TODAY!

Come Dodge High Fares while supporting the Boys and Girls Clubs of Cedar Rapids! Not only will the winning team have bragging rights and a trophy, but each member will receive a ticket to the University of Iowa football game on October 5th against Michigan State, complete with a tailgate party package. Fans and competitors […]

The Eastern Iowa Airport Sees a Third Straight Record Month in April

Cedar Rapids, IA: They have done it again! The Eastern Iowa Airport reached record passenger travel in April for the third straight month. A total of 85,676 passengers traveled through the airport in April, beating the previous same-month record of 85,452 set in April of 2007. This included a record number of enplaned passengers for […]

The Eastern Iowa Airport reaches record passengers in March for the second straight month

Cedar Rapids, IA: For a second straight month, The Eastern Iowa Airport has reached record passenger travel. A total of 99,664 passengers used the airport in March, topping the previous same-month record of 98,435 passengers in March 2000. There were 48,948 departing travelers in March and 50,716 arriving passengers. February also produced a record number […]