Record Year at Indy Airport

Posted: Updated:
The current airport terminal is in its 10th year in 2018. The current airport terminal is in its 10th year in 2018.
INDIANAPOLIS -

Indianapolis International Airport is reporting record passenger traffic in 2017. Nearly 8.8 million passengers breaks a 12-year-old high mark and included record months in January, May, June, October and November.

Last year also included the highest number of nonstop destinations out of Indianapolis since the Colonel Harvey Weir Cook Terminal opened in 2008. New Allegiant Air flights to Sarasota, Florida and Charleston, South Carolina announced at the beginning of this year have since boosted the nonstop flight figure to an all-time high at IND. On average, 145 daily flights now go to 51 nonstop destinations.

In all, 12 flights were added and the airport's first trans-Atlantic route - Paris - was announced. Other key accomplishments in 2017 include:

  • Securing an international nonstop flight (Cancun)
  • Alaska Airlines starting nonstop service to destinations including Seattle and San Francisco
  • Allegiant's planned $40 million investment in aircraft and a crew base, which is expected to create 66 jobs and bring in additional flights

View the IAA's annual report, which also includes cargo and carrier figures:

  • Perspectives

    • Taking Hyper-Growth and ROI in Key Sectors to The Next Level

      The Governor and our Legislature have already invested in programs that are delivering over 100X returns to Hoosiers. Prior efforts of Governor Eric Holcomb and the Indiana General Assembly to invest in our workforce have already positively impacted the lives of many Hoosiers, while building upon a solid foundation for economic growth. The 2019 General Assembly has the opportunity to leverage this to achieve exponential growth for Indiana.

    More

Subscribe

Name:
Company Name:
Email:
Confirm Email:
HTML
INside Edge
Morning Briefing
BigWigs & New Gigs
Life Sciences Indiana
Indiana Connections
INPower
Subscribe
Unsubscribe

Events



  • Most Popular Stories

    • TradeRev Makes Hires, Promotions

      TradeRev has hired Kayne Grau (pictured) as executive vice president, U.S. and commercial sales. Keith Crerar (pictured) has been named executive vice president of global operations. Also, Kathy Hopkins has been promoted to vice president of sales and Will Farmer has been promoted to vice president of sales.

    • Tech Company Closes on Early-Stage Funding Round

      An Indianapolis-based software company has closed on an early-stage round of funding. Woven, whose platform helps high-growth software teams hit hiring goals, says it has raised more than $500,000 from a group of investors, including venture studio High Alpha. The funding round also included several Indy tech veterans such as Ade Olonoh with Formstack, John Qualls from BlueLock and Christopher Clapp of Angel Learning. Woven says its goal is to reduce bias in...

    • Holcomb Unveils Teacher Pay Plan in State of The State

      Governor Eric Holcomb used his third State of the State address to unveil a plan to increase teacher pay. He called on legislators to use money from the state's reserves to pay off pension liabilities in a move he says will save all local schools $140 million over the next two years, and more in the following years. He says school districts should "allocate 100 percent of the $140 million to increasing teacher paychecks." In his speech, Holcomb also announced the...

    • Kenzie Graduates First-Ever Cohort

      Kenzie Academy has graduated it’s first-ever cohort of students. Eleven graduates received a joint certificate from the Indianapolis-based coding school and Butler University’s Executive Education program. "They are on their pathway to do good work," said Kenzie Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer Chok Ooi. "Half the class has already received full-time job offers, and they are getting jobs ranging from $50,000 a year to $70,000 ...

    • IU Kelley Tops U.S News and World Report Rankings

      Indiana University's Kelley School of Business is ranked first among online MBA programs and online master's programs in the most recent U.S. News and World Report Best Online Education Program rankings. Ball State University's Miller College of Business also reached the top 20 in the online MBA rankings.