Pacing Toward a Record Year

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Scott Miller (717) 948-3900 ext. 4620 First Nine Months of 2019 Were the Busiest in Airport History (Middletown, PA – October 30, 2019) – More flights to more destinations has more passengers choosing Harrisburg International Airport (HIA).  Between January 1st and September 30th, 2019, a record 1,116,688 passengers have flown into…

HIA Hosts Susquehanna Service Dogs in Training and Allegiant for Event

On Saturday, September 9, 2019, Harrisburg International Airport and Allegiant hosted over 55 dogs from Susquehanna Service Dogs for a training event. The familiarization event is an annual outing for Susquehanna Service Dogs, but with partnership from Allegiant, is expanded to include on-board aircraft training. The first part of the training day included riding the…

HIA Sets New Passenger Traffic Record

First six months of 2019 were the busiest in airport history FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Scott Miller (717) 948-3900 ext. 4620 (Middletown, PA – June 26, 2019) – More flights to more destinations should mean more passengers choosing Harrisburg International Airport.  So far in 2019, it has. A record 721,427 passengers flew into and out…

May 2019: Busiest May Ever at HIA

Fourth busiest ever at HIA, and second consecutive monthly passenger traffic record (Middletown, PA – June 26, 2019) – May 2019 was the busiest May ever at Harrisburg International Airport (HIA) and the fourth busiest month in the 50-year history of the airport.  A total of 137,621 passengers used Harrisburg International Airport (HIA) throughout May…

April 2019: Busiest Ever at HIA

Year-to-date traffic up 15.8 percent (Middletown, PA – June 3, 2019) – The Susquehanna Area Regional Airport Authority (SARAA) reported a total of 128,830 passengers used Harrisburg International Airport (HIA) during April 2019 making it the busiest April in airport history.  Traffic was up 18.3 % vs April 2018 and up 6.9 % over the…

Sarasota: Be. More. Chill.

The last leg of my 6 day trip, we ended in sunny Sarasota, FL. A beautiful city located on the west coast of Florida, centrally located between Punta Gorda and Tampa St. Pete. A town full of arts and culture, home to the country’s #1 beach, and a circus arts conservatory. This coastal town is…

Dallas…It’s Not Just For Cowboys

Here we are on the second leg of our 6 day journey to some of the new and returning routes to Harrisburg International. Daily non-stop flights to Dallas Fort-Worth (DFW) begin on June 7th with American Airlines. After landing at DFW, and a stop at the hotel, I took off for the number one tourist…

HIA Awarded $20 Million for Airport Drainage Improvement

Project to rehabilitate airport dike built in 1958 (Middletown, PA – May 15, 2019) – U. S. Transportation Secretary Elain L. Chao announced today the intent to award $20,249,001 in supplemental funding to Harrisburg International Airport for the repair and rehabilitation of the airport levee along the Susquehanna River.    “We’d like to thank Secretary…

Denver. Stay Here, Play There.

To all of those Central Pennsylvanians that have seen the fare sales to Denver, and heard their friends and family talk about Denver, I am here to tell you, Denver is worth the trip. I am on a 6 day journey to 3 of our new and returning destinations from HIA, and my first stop…

TSA Media Event Scheduled For Wednesday, May 8th at 11am

TSA to share summer travel tips at Harrisburg International Airport and explain why TSA asks passengers to remove shoes, laptops and liquids (You can expect to see replica bombs concealed in carry-on bags) Summer travel season across the county is expected to be one the busiest on record for the airline industry. So how to…

Capital City Airport (CXY) Eliminates Landing Fee for Aircraft Less Than 5,000 pounds

Capital City Airport (CXY) Eliminates Landing Fee for Aircraft Less Than 5,000 pounds (New Cumberland, PA—March 25, 2019—The Susquehanna Area Regional Airport Authority (SARAA), owner and operator of Capital City Airport (CXY) in New Cumberland, PA, has eliminated the landing fee charged to any itinerant aircraft using the airport weighing 5,000 pounds or less Maximum…

March 2019 – General Press Release

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Scott Miller (717) 948-3900 ext. 4620 HIA January and February 2019 Traffic up 10.9 percent Busiest January and February since 2005 (Middletown, PA – March 27, 2019) – The Susquehanna Area Regional Airport Authority (SARAA) reported a total of 197,576 passengers have used Harrisburg International Airport (HIA) during January 2019 and…

REAL ID Mobile Verification Event at HIA

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEContact: Scott Miller(717) 948-3900 ext. 4620 REAL ID Mobile Verification Event at Harrisburg Intl. Airport (Middletown, PA – March 8, 2019) – PennDOT will be offering a REAL ID Mobile Verification event at Harrisburg International Airport on Tuesday, March 12 and Wednesday, March 13 from 5-8pm. The event will provide an opportunity for…

Allegiant’s “Winter the Dolphin” Plane Makes A Stop at HIA

Plane information courtesy of ClickOrlando.com Winter the Dolphin has appeared on the big screen and draws thousands of visitors to the Clearwater Marine Aquarium, but now Winter is going miles high with her latest milestone. To mark its partnership with the aquarium, Allegiant Airlines rolled out a new plane back in July 2018 featuring an image of the rescued bottlenose dolphin. According to Allegiant…

New Non-Stop Flights to Nashville!

ALLEGIANT ANNOUNCES NEW NONSTOP SERVICE TO NASHVILLE WITH FARES AS LOW AS $49* EACH WAY MIDDLETOWN, Penn. Feb. 12, 2019 — Allegiant (NASDAQ: ALGT) today announces service from Harrisburg International Airport (MDT) to Nashville International Airport (BNA) beginning June 6, 2019. To celebrate, the company is offering fares on the new route as low as…