About Spokane International Airport
Spokane International Airport (GEG) is a 6,400 acre commercial service airport served by Alaska, American, Delta, Frontier, Southwest and United Airlines. The airport processed a record 4,112,784 total passengers in 2019. 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 nearly 70,000 U.S. air cargo tons in 2019. 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 4,112,784 total passengers in 2019
- Six commercial airlines and two integrated air cargo airlines operate at the airport
- Two onsite hotels with a third opening in 2020
- 68,981 tons of cargo processed in 2019
- Easy access to Interstate 90, Class 1 rail service and commercial and cargo air freight transportation
Spokane International Airport Sets New Total Passenger Record in 2019
January 22, 2020
Spokane International Airport experienced a historic first in 2019 with a record 4,112,784 total passengers traveling through the airport. This is the third consecutive year of record-breaking passenger traffic, and the first time the airport has ecl... READ MORE
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