Records, Rebounds, and Seats, OH MY!

History will record April and May 2020 as the two slowest passenger traffic months in airport history. However, passengers and flights are returning to HIA this summer.  April 2020 passenger traffic declined by 96% when compared to April 2019 as airlines reduced flight schedules and practically all non-essential business and leisure traffic nationwide came to…

HIA Ready for Busiest Thanksgiving Ever

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Scott Miller (717) 948-3900 ext. 4620 HIA Ready for Busiest Thanksgiving Ever 30,000 passengers expected at the airport during Thanksgiving Travel week (Middletown, PA – November 22, 2019) – More people than ever will have the opportunity to fly to and from Harrisburg International Airport during the Thanksgiving holiday travel week…

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…

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…

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…