Quad City International Airport

Quad City International Airport

Traffic at the Quad City International Airport fell slightly between July and August as the summer travel season ended. But it's still down sharply from the same month a year ago before the pandemic.

Leisure travelers may be the reason traffic at the Quad City International Airport continues to recover. After dropping to just 2,700 total passengers in April, it's increased steadily, and reached 22,000 in July.

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Based on one indicator, the economy is improving despite the pandemic. Figures released by the Quad City International Airport show traffic in June was more than double the previous month, and several times higher than April.

Quad City International Airport

Traffic at the Quad City International Airport dropped sharply in May, as the pandemic continued to hurt commercial air travel. The total number of passengers dropped 89 per cent  - from 32,000 in May of last year to 3,500 last month.

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Traffic at the Quad City International Airport dropped sharply in April, the first full month of shutdowns caused by the pandemic. The total number of passengers fell 95 per cent - from nearly 30,000 in April of last year, to just 1,600 last month.

Work has started to protect the Quad City International Airport from flooding and to keep birds away from the planes. 

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Travelers at the Quad City International Airport may take advantage of a new service this spring.

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Planning has begun to renovate parts of the Quad City International Airport. This month, the board hired a Minneapolis-based architectural firm called Alliiance (yes, that's the correct spelling) to design and implement several improvement projects.

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Fellow passengers will thank you for double-checking your carry-on bag and leaving knives, guns, and pepper spray at home. This morning at the Quad City Airport, the Transportation Security Administration showed reporters a wide variety of prohibited items people try to take on flights.

Michelle O'Neill reports most people say they simply forgot their gun, pocket knife, or brass knuckles were still in their bags.

Friday, December 22, 2017

Dec 22, 2017

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