Category Archives: News & Events

Stay tuned for important Hawkeye Bowl Charter Info

The Eastern Iowa Airport is eagerly anticipating – along with all our fellow Hawkeye fans – to learn where the football team will be traveling for a bowl game. As always, the airport team will collaborate with our partners who are coordinating charter travel to ensure charter passengers, as well as our regular commercial air […]

Airline Counters Moved to Temporary Location

The airline ticket counters have been moved to a temporary location as part of the airport’s $50 million terminal modernization project. Passengers will find the airline ticket counters in the center of the terminal. The permanent location is closed at this time while the area is remodeled. The terminal modernization project, which began in 2014, […]

Temporary Elevator Closure Begins Monday

The elevator located in the terminal’s parking lot entrance at The Eastern Iowa Airport will be closed from 7 a.m. – 8 p.m. daily Oct. 19 – 27.   Passengers or visitors who need to use the elevator to enter the terminal are encouraged to use the entrance along terminal drive. Skycaps will be available […]

The Eastern Iowa Aiport Tailgate Tour

 Friday nights during the fall are reserved for football and that means Friday afternoons are reserved for the Eastern Iowa Airport Tailgate Tour 2015! Each week our staff travels to area high schools to get staff, students and fans pumped up for that night’s game with a live on-site broadcast from 3-4 PM. KGYM’s Scott […]

The Jet Box opens as the newest concessions option

    The Jet Box opens as the newest concessions option at The Eastern Iowa Airport   Cedar Rapids, IA: Convenience and options are at the core of what passengers want while waiting to board their planes. The Eastern Iowa Airport is responding by adding the Jet Box to the B concourse for their newest […]

The Eastern Iowa Airport Named State’s First “Super Park”

Iowa’s Creative Corridor: The Eastern Iowa Airport has been certified as the State of Iowa’s first industrial Super Park, providing the region and state an important economic development asset that can be marketed globally. The Airport’s Super Park was one of two sites in Iowa’s Creative Corridor that Gov. Terry Branstad announced this morning during […]

The Eastern Iowa Airport celebrates being debt free with a Bond Burning

Cedar Rapids, IA: The Eastern Iowa Airport (CID) is celebrating the final payment on its debt service on Tuesday June 23 at 10:30 a.m. with a bond burning ceremony. The airport has a history of very forward thinkers who took calculated risks for the good of the airport and community. In 1983, the commission took […]

Update: Man in Custody After a False Bomb Threat

Cedar Rapids: A man is in custody after a bomb threat at the Eastern Iowa Airport early Wednesday morning. At 2:59 a.m. this morning, Cedar Rapids Joint Communications Center received a call from OnStar regarding an individual who notified them that he was on Wright Brothers Boulevard, had a bomb and was going to blow […]

Allegiant Air direct service to LAX returns to The Eastern Iowa Airport for summer service

Cedar Rapids, IA:  Allegiant Air, which ran direct seasonal service to LAX at The Eastern Iowa Airport from June to September of 2014, is returning with 2 weekly flights to Los Angeles through the summer. Allegiant Air is an ultra-low cost carrier that offers low fares with unbundled services that cater to the passenger’s specific […]

ISU Prairie STRIPS Planting with Mayor Ron Corbett

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Press Event: When:   May 22, 2015 at 10:30 am Where:   Follow signs to Federal Express entrance at The Eastern Iowa Airport, then follow signs to Event Parking Who:   The Iowa State University STRIPS team, Pheasants Forever, and The Cedar Rapids Mayor Ron Corbett will be at The Eastern Iowa Airport […]