Transportation blogger David P. Jordan reports that “nonstop service linking Peoria with [Delta Air Lines'] Minneapolis/St. Paul hub will be reduced from three to two daily roundtrips on or about January 1, 2010.” This follows on the heels of last month’s Journal Star report that overall passenger travel is down. “Total passenger traffic in [...]
Now we have not one, but two new direct flight destinations: Phoenix (Mesa), Arizona, and Fort Lauderdale, Florida. That brings the number of direct flight destinations to 11, over twice as many as this time last year.
So I asked Greater Peoria Regional Airport Director Ken Spirito, “to what do you attribute your success? [...]
Yesterday I got my property tax bill.
Looking it over, I see that over half my taxes go to Peoria Public School District 150. They’re going to have another forum on the future plans for Glen Oak and White schools, this time just for parents of kids who attend those schools. Superintendent Ken Hinton [...]
WMBD Radio reports that the airport authority board has approved Ken Spirito as director of the Greater Peoria Regional Airport, succeeding Solomon Balraj, who left last fall. Before coming to Peoria, he was the Assistant Executive Director of the Gulfport-Biloxi International Airport in Mississippi.
Even though WMBD is reporting this today, the date on [...]
The last direct flight to St. Louis departedÂ January 31, 2006,Â from the Peoria airport.Â Trans States Airlines, d/b/a American Connection, had operated two daily roundtrip flights to St. Louis.
I never would have known we were losing flights were it not for David Jordan’s blog.Â In addition to the loss of St. Louis service, I learned that [...]