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Passenger Traffic at Abraham Lincoln Capital Airport Continues Upward Trend in 2015; Allegiant Extends Late Summer 2016 Schedule to SW Florida

Passenger traffic at Springfield’s Abraham Lincoln Capital Airport in calendar year 2015 increased by 5.49% over 2014. This marks the third consecutive year for year-over-year passenger growth at SPI.
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Abraham Lincoln Capital Airport Invests $6 Million in Capital Improvements During Calendar Year 2015

The Springfield Airport Authority announced the completion of more than $6 million in capital improvements to taxiways, roadways, hangars, ramps, building facilities and equipment during the 2015 calendar year.
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Levi, Ray & Shoup, Inc.’s Large Financial Contribution Aids the Expansion of Lincoln Land Community College’s Aviation Programs at Abraham Lincoln Capital Airport

Levi, Ray & Shoup, Inc. has made a large financial contribution to assist Lincoln Land Community College expand its Aviation Program facilities located at the Abraham Lincoln Capital Airport in Springfield. LRS’s contribution of $850,000 will be invested
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Springfield Airport Authority Files Another Solid Financial Report and Receives an Award For Excellence in Financial Reporting

For the fiscal year ending June 30, 2015, Abraham Lincoln Capital Airport received an unqualified, or “clean opinion” of its financial report from the CPA firm of Eck, Schafer & Punke. Jim Hogge from the CPA firm said, “We found no deficiencies during the
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Abraham Lincoln Capital Airport Passenger Traffic Climbs Over 8% in September, Up Over 3.5% YTD

Passenger traffic at Abraham Lincoln Capital Airport increased by 8.45% in September 2015 as compared to September 2014. 11,854 passengers traveled through SPI in September 2015 as compared to 10,930 during September 2014. Through the first three quarter
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Abraham Lincoln Capital Airport Celebrates Excellent Rating on Federal Aviation Administration Inspection

Springfield, Illinois - The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) conducted a three day periodic Airport Certification/Safety Inspection last month and found Abraham Lincoln Capital Airport in full and complete compliance with applicable FAA Regulations.
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Early Days of Flight Come to Abraham Lincoln Capital Airport for the EAA’s 1928 Ford Tri-Motor 2015 Tour

Experience aviation history aboard a commercial air travel pioneer SPRINGFIELD, ILLINOIS…… A classic aircraft from the early days of commercial air travel re-creates those nostalgic days as the Experimental Aircraft Association (EAA) brings Liberty Avi
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