About Us

The Quad City International Airport (QCIA) in Moline, IL, serves travelers throughout Eastern Iowa and Western Illinois with dozens of daily departures. There are currently four airlines serving 11 nonstop hubs, or connecting cities. There are hundreds of connections beyond both domestically and internationally. Cities served are: Atlanta, Chicago O'Hare, Dallas-Ft. Worth, Denver, Detroit, Las Vegas, Minneapolis-St. Paul, Orlando-Sanford, Phoenix-Mesa and St. Petersburg/Clearwater. Allegiant offers seasonal service from/to Punta Gorda, FL, serving the Ft. Myers regional area. The Quad City International Airport is operated by the Metropolitan Airport Authority of Rock Island County, Illinois.

Physical address:

Metropolitan Airport Authority of Rock Island County, IL
2200 69th Avenue
Moline, Illinois 61265

The mailing address is:

Metropolitan Airport Authority of Rock Island County, IL
P. O. Box 9009
Moline, Illinois 61265

Airport code: MLI

Administrative office hours:

Monday - Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Closed from noon - 1:00 p.m. and most major holidays.

Airport statistics:

              2017 Statistics:
              Enplaned: 333,975
              Deplaned: 331,716
              Total: 665,691
              Comments: down 7% compared to 2016.

               2016 Statistics
               Enplaned: 359,451
               Deplaned: 357,421
               Total: 716,872
               Comments: down 2% compared to 2015.

              2015 Statistics:
  Enplaned: 367,048
              Deplaned: 363,244
              Total: 730,292
              Comments: down 1% compared to 2014.

              2014 Statistics:
    Enplaned: 372,101
              Deplaned: 366,297
              Total: 738,398
              Comments: down 3% compared to 2013.

              2013 Statistics:
              Enplaned: 383,027
              Deplaned: 380,389
              Total: 763,416
              Comments: down 4% compared to 2012.

              2012 Statistics:
              Enplaned:  399,236
              Deplaned:  393,313
              Total:          792,549
              Comments: down 5.9% compared to 2011

  2011 Statistics:
  Enplaned: 423,070
  Deplaned: 419,563
  Total:         842,633
  Comments: Down 12% compared to 2010.

  2010 Statistics:
  Enplaned: 481,008
  Deplaned: 475,856
  Total Passengers: 956,864
  Comments: Up 4% compared to 2009.

Runway lengths:
9/27: 10,000 ft
13/31: 7,300 ft
5/23: 5,000 ft

Elevation: '589, Magnetic Var: 0 Dg, 42 min W
Latitude: N 41 degrees 26'/MIN 51.4 sec
Longitude: W 90 degrees/MIN 30 33.9 sec

Board of Commissioners

The Metropolitan Airport Authority of Rock Island County is governed by a Board of Commissioners. The commissioners are appointed by the Rock Island County Board Chairman, and the Mayors of East Moline, Moline, Milan, Rock Island and Silvis. To view Commissioner names, Board Meeting Notices and Minutes, please go to: http://www.qcairport.com/commissioners

Director of Aviation

Bruce E. Carter
Director of Aviation, A.A.E.







Benjamin J. Leischner, A.A.E.
Executive Director



Cargo Shippers
*List subject to change.

Company Phone No.
BAX Global (309) 799-8000

Danzas Air & Ocean

Danzas Air & Ocean offers a comprehensive range of freight solutions regardless of weight or dimension. Equipped with industry leading information management systems, our experienced teams of transportation professionals around the world guarantee the right solution for your business.

(309) 799-8648
(800) 234-2778
DHL Express (309) 799-5475
UPS Supply Chain Solutions (formerly Menlo, Emery) (800) 443-6379
(309) 799-3888

Emergencies at the Quad City International Airport

To report an emergency, call the Public Safety Department at (309) 757-1513.  Airport Public Safety Officers are on duty to serve you. Please call Public Safety Dispatch at (309) 757-1739 for non-emergency services.


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