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September 28, 2021

Clean Energy Comes to the QC Airport

The Quad Cities International Airport recently celebrated the installation of more than 4,500 solar panels. The panels, attached to the terminal roof and newly constructed carports, will provide the airport with 50% of its annual energy consumption. Thanks to a…

August 23, 2021

From the Director’s Desk: Stronger QC Airport, Stronger QC

The landside terminal of the Quad Cities International Airport is nearly 40 years old. Last updated in 1985, it is now one of the oldest primary airport terminals in our region. Aesthetics aside, the facility lacks some modern travel amenities…

August 23, 2021

The Latest COVID-19 Travel Requirements and Must-knows

COVID-19 mitigations are changing at faster rates than at the beginning of the pandemic – businesses, cities and states are using the available data to be more nimble in their decisions. That means the situation today could look different tomorrow…

July 22, 2021

From the Director’s Desk: Flight Academy QC

There is a serious pilot shortage and its impact on the aviation industry is looming. I want the Quad Cities to be part of the solution and, in turn, I think there are some surprising benefits to supporting a growing…

July 22, 2021

Answering your frequently asked travel questions

There are a lot of things to keep track of when you fly. Rental car companies, airlines, security agencies and more all have unique functions at the airport. But when you have questions or need help, it can be hard…

July 1, 2021

From the Director’s Desk: What Else Does an Airport Do?

The Quad Cities International Airport is probably best known for commercial air travel. But there’s so much more. Our nearly 2,300 acres touch three cities – Moline, Coal Valley and Milan. On those acres, more than 1,400 people come to…

June 30, 2021

3 Tips for Stress-Free Summer Travel

May was a big month at the Quad Cities International Airport and we can’t thank you enough for choosing your hometown airport. Nearly 43,000 people traveled in and out of QC Airport which is the most we’ve seen since the…

May 27, 2021

From the Director’s Desk: The Quad Cities’ Aviation Legacy

Harold Neumann (left) and George Kirk (right) I recently had the opportunity and the honor of attending a ribbon cutting and fundraising kick-off for an aviation pioneer. Geneseo’s own Harold Neumann led an incredible life and it was a reminder…

May 27, 2021

Now Boarding: MLI to Minneapolis is BACK!

After a break in service due to COVID-19, we’re excited to share that twice-daily service to Minneapolis-St. Paul (MSP) will restart June 6! We’re grateful that Delta continues to see the value in offering both eastern (through Atlanta) and western…

April 28, 2021

From the Director’s Desk: Advocating on Behalf of Our Region

I’ve mentioned before that I had a lot to learn when I arrived at the QC Airport. I didn’t want to be the guy that tells everyone what they ought to be doing without a deeper background, context and understanding…

April 28, 2021

Upgrades Coming Soon! Parking, Seating and MORE.

While we recently announced major renovations coming to the Quad Cities International Airport, there are projects much closer on the horizon that will lay the groundwork for modernizing the travel experience. Here is the latest on improvements you can expect…

March 30, 2021

Rendering Front of Airport

Terminal Facelift Will Wow You

We are excited to share concepts for the future of the Quad Cities International Airport. These historic terminal renovations will help propel us into the next era of travel. Over the next 3 to 5 years we will update the…

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