News & Events

The busy summer travel season is here and the Springfield airport encourages flyers to arrive at the airport at least two hours before their flight’s scheduled leave time.

The airline lobbying organization, Airlines for America, expects more than 257 million passengers will travel on U.S. airlines between June 1 and the end of August. It’s part of a continuing trend of robust growth in the airline business — in Springfield, for example, passenger numbers have grown 43% over the past...


Later this week airport customers should watch out for construction taking place on the west side of the airport terminal. Rental car parking lots are being expanded.

While construction work is expected to have little impact on airport customers, there could be traffic congestion on the west side of the terminal.

Additionally, drivers on State Highway EE should keep an eye out for construction vehicles and heavy equipment — especially at a new...