Category Archives: News & Events

General Aviation Policy Revisions – Public Comment Period Open Until 3/15

Airport management met with members of the General Aviation Advisory Committee on February 23, 2016 to review proposed revisions to the General Aviation Minimum Standards, Airport Fuel and Lubricant Dispensing Policy, Nonpublic Aircraft Fuels Dispensing Permit, and the Airport’s Rules and Regulations. Public hearings on the proposed revisions have been scheduled for the next Cedar […]

Nonstop Service to LA on Allegiant & Nonstop service to Denver on Frontier are BACK!!

Frontier resumes its nonstop service to Denver (DEN) April 14! Flights are offered on Sunday, Tuesday and Thursdays. Go to www.FlyFrontier.com and book your tickets now! AND, that’s not all – Allegiant is bringing back its nonstop service to Los Angeles (LAX) June 15. Flights are offered Wednesdays and Saturdays. Go to www.allegiantair.com to book […]

Long-term parking spots still available

There are still many long-term and short-term parking spots available – even after the 14 Rose Bowl charters departed from The Eastern Iowa Airport Tuesday and Wednesday. The charter flights are scheduled to start arriving at 12:20 p.m. Jan. 2 and will be arriving all day into the the early morning hours of Jan. 3. […]

Airport prepares for 3,000+ Rose Bowl Charter Passengers

There will be more than 3,000 passengers flying out of The Eastern Iowa Airport for the University of Iowa Hawkeye football team’s game at the Rose Bowl. Airport officials began working with airport stakeholders, local travel agencies and tour operators before the Hawkeyes’ had even secured the Rose Bowl berth, knowing the team would travel […]

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 […]