About Spokane International Airport
Spokane International Airport (GEG) is a 6,400 acre commercial service airport. Alaska, American, Delta, Frontier, Southwest and United Airlines operate at the airport and provide nonstop service to 17 nonstop destinations. The airport processed nearly 4 million total passengers in 2018. It is the second largest airport in the State of Washington and recognized by the FAA as a small hub airport. The Airport is an employment for over 3,000 people and has a $725 million annual economic impact on the Spokane Region.
The Airport is also served by FedEx and UPS. Together, they processed 70,807 U.S. air cargo tons in 2018. In terms of cargo handling it is in the top 50 airports in the U.S. The Airport also supports an important and expanding airfield aerospace industry cluster to include MRO activities, commercial aircraft painting, and aircraft parts manufacturing. It is conveniently located adjacent to four Interstate 90 interchanges and is served by Class 1 rail service in addition to The Airport’s commercial and cargo service, offering convenient trucking, rail and air freight transportation options.
Spokane International Airport is jointly owned by Spokane County and the City of Spokane and is operated through an interlocal agreement. The operating authority is the Spokane Airport Board, consisting of seven appointees from the two governmental bodies. The Board annually invests approximately $30 million in capital improvements utilizing various funding sources.
The Board also operates Felts Field Airport (SFF), a 400 acre general aviation reliever airport with 150 based aircraft, 95 tenants and 200 sub-tenants. Commercial operators include avionics services, fixed and rotary wing aircraft flight schools, aircraft maintenance training programs, regional medevac operator and an aircraft power-plant modification firm.
In addition to the two airports, The Board oversees the Airport Business Park, a 540 acre park adjacent to Spokane International Airport that houses the USPS’ Regional Processing and Distribution Center as well as office buildings and manufacturing, and recycling facilities.
Key Data Points:
- Record 3,998,272 total passengers in 2018
- 60 daily departures on six airlines
- 6,700 outbound seats per day
- Two onsite hotels with a third opening in late 2019
- 70,807 tons of cargo processed in 2018
- Easy access to Interstate 90, Class 1 rail service and commercial and cargo air freight transportation
Alaska Airlines Announces New Nonstop Service From Spokane to Los Angeles & San Francisco
August 28, 2019
Alaska Airlines will begin offering daily nonstop service from Spokane International Airport to Los Angeles and San Francisco next year. Los Angeles and San Francisco become the sixth and seventh destinations Alaska serve from Spokane and also provid... READ MORE
Scaled-down version of Terminal Renovation and Expansion Project Being Considered by Spokane Airport Board
August 24, 2019
In response to record passenger growth, Spokane International Airport has proposed a Terminal Renovation and Expansion Project. The project would provide a centralized screening checkpoint, expanded baggage claim areas and additional gate capacity to... READ MORE
Alaska Airlines Announces New Nonstop Service from Spokane to Everett’s Paine Field
August 14, 2019
Alaska Airlines has announced new daily nonstop service from Spokane International Airport to Everett's Paine Field beginning November 4th. Everett becomes the fifth destination Alaska serves from Spokane and the 17th nonstop destination overall off... READ MORE