Category Archives: News & Events

Martin Lenss named the new Airport Director for The Eastern Iowa Airport

Cedar Rapids, IA: The Cedar Rapids Airport Commission has named Martin Lenss as the new Airport Director at The Eastern Iowa Airport. Mr. Lenss comes to The Eastern Iowa Airport from his most recent post as Executive Director for the Rochester Airport Company (RST) in Rochester Minnesota. Prior to Rochester, Mr. Lenss served for five […]

For the 11th straight month in a row The Eastern Iowa Airport has had all time record passenger traffic

(Cedar Rapids, IA): This is an all-around record breaking year for The Eastern Iowa Airport! Since December 2013, The Eastern Iowa Airport has broken its all-time record passenger numbers month after month. October 2014 numbers came in and for the 11th straight month there has been more passenger traffic than ever before.   2014 Passenger […]

The Eastern Iowa Airport announces breach to parking facilities revenue control system

Cedar Rapids, IA:  The Eastern Iowa Airport recently learned of a security incident involving credit and debit card data collected at the Airport Parking Facilities between September 29 and October 29, 2014. Customers who utilized the public parking facility at the Airport could have had their credit card information compromised. As soon as the breach […]

Don Swanson named Interim Airport Director

Cedar Rapids, Iowa- The Cedar Rapids Airport Commission has officially named Don Swanson as Interim Airport Director. Tim Bradshaw, the previous airport director for The Eastern Iowa Airport, accepted a new position as the executive director of the Roanoke–Blacksburg Regional Airport in Roanoke Virginia. Don Swanson, Director of Finance at The Eastern Iowa Airport, has […]

Airport Director Tim Bradshaw leaving for Roanoke Virginia

Cedar Rapids, Iowa- Tim Bradshaw, airport director for The Eastern Iowa Airport since June 2010, has accepted a new position as the executive director of the Roanoke–Blacksburg Regional Airport in Roanoke Virginia. During his 4-plus years at The Eastern Iowa Airport, Bradshaw made several improvements to the airport, always focusing on ways to improve the […]

For the 8th straight month in a row The Eastern Iowa Airport has had all time record passenger traffic

(Cedar Rapids, IA): Thank you eastern Iowa! Since December 2013, The Eastern Iowa Airport has broken its all-time record passenger numbers month after month. July 2014 numbers came in and for the 8th straight month there has been more passenger traffic than ever before. 2014 Passenger Record Previous Record year Previous passenger record July 2014 […]

Terminal Modernization Project starts. Check out some tips to be prepared when you arrive.

Starting June 30, 2014, we will begin Phase 1 of the Terminal Modernization Project at The Eastern Iowa Airport. This will occur in several stages and will consist of replacing the existing canopy on the front of the terminal, adding weather protection to the covered walk in the parking lot, and doing repair work to our parking […]

The Eastern Iowa Airport reached its 5th straight record month in April

(Cedar Rapids, IA): It sounds like repetition, but for the fifth month in a row The Eastern Iowa Airport saw record breaking passenger numbers. This news came right after the results that showed The Eastern Iowa Airport has the largest decrease in fares from 2012 -2013 with a 16.5% decrease.   April saw a total […]

The Eastern Iowa Airport posts largest decrease in fares for top 100 airports in 2013

(Cedar Rapids, IA): The Eastern Iowa Airport had the largest decrease in fares for the top 100 airports from fourth quarter 2012 to fourth quarter 2013 according to the United States Department of Transportation. According to the Research and Innovative Technology Administration (RITA), The Eastern Iowa Airport fares dropped by 16.5 percent in the past […]

The year just keeps getting better for The Eastern Iowa Airport

(Cedar Rapids, IA): March made the fourth straight month of record passenger travel for The Eastern Iowa Airport. Starting in December 2013, The Eastern Iowa Airport has experienced month after month of record breaking numbers. Through the toughest winter in 20 years, the airport is weathering the storm very well.   March was the most […]