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Abraham Lincoln Capital Airport Celebrates Excellent Rating on Federal Aviation Administration Inspection

Springfield, Illinois…The Federal Aviation Administration has conducted its periodic Airport Certification/Safety Inspection and found Abraham Lincoln Capital Airport to be in full and complete compliance with FAA Regulations.
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Abraham Lincoln Capital Airport Earns Training Award

Abraham Lincoln Capital Airport has earned its second consecutive Airport News and Training Network (ANTN) Digicast Excellence in Airport Training Award.
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Abraham Lincoln Capital Airport Posts Large Passenger Traffic Gains

Airlines at Abraham Lincoln Capital Airport served 17,122 or 50% more passengers in April 2014 as compared to 11,384 in April 2013
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Abraham Lincoln Capital Airport Finishes 2013 With Increase In Total Passenger Activity

The Springfield Airport Authority announced today that total passenger activity in 2013 at Abraham Lincoln Capital Airport (SPI) increased by 4.67% over the previous year.
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Abraham Lincoln Capital Airport Completes Over $5.3 Million in Capital Investments during 2013

The Springfield Airport Authority announced the completion of more than $5.3 million in capital investments for the Abraham Lincoln Capital Airport during the 2013 calendar year.
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Abraham Lincoln Capital Airport in Springfield, Illinois Earns National Weather Service StormReady® Designation

Officials from the National Weather Service (NWS) Central Illinois Forecast Office in Lincoln, IL declared Abraham Lincoln Capital Airport StormReady® in a presentation at the Tuesday December 17th Airport Board meeting.
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Springfield Airport Authority Files Another Solid Financial Report

For the fiscal year ending June 30, 2013, Abraham Lincoln Capital Airport received a “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 audit. The Exec
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Transportation Security Administration to provide PRE-CHECK™ Security Screening Program at Abraham Lincoln Capital Airport

The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) recently implemented Pre-check Screening at Abraham Lincoln Capital Airport. TSA Pre-Check is a passenger pre-screening initiative that allows qualified passengers to go through an expedited security process
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Allegiant Begins Non-Stop Flights To Orlando on Friday

The inaugural non-stop flight from Springfield’s Abraham Lincoln Capital Airport (SPI) to Orlando / Sanford International Airport (SFB) on Allegiant will depart Friday, November 22 at 7:20 p.m. The new non-stop service to Orlando represents the second Flor
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Abraham Lincoln Capital Airport Receives Award

The Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting has been awarded to the Springfield Airport Authority by the Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada (GFOA) for its 2012 Comprehensive Annual Financial Rep
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Springfield Airport Authority Completes Solar Thermal Technology Project in Main Terminal Building

The Springfield Airport Authority recently completed the installation of four roof-mounted solar thermal collectors that are designed to capture solar heat to help decrease electric utility usage during the process of heating the hot water supply for the m
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Allegiant Resumes Non-Stop Service to Fort Myers / Punta Gorda from Springfield, IL

Abraham Lincoln Capital Airport and Allegiant Airlines announced the planned resumption of non-stop service to Fort Myers/Punta Gorda, FL beginning today, November 8th.
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Allegiant Announces Non-Stop Service to Orlando from SPI

Abraham Lincoln Capital Airport and Allegiant Airlines announced new non-stop service to Orlando, FL, beginning on November 22, 2013. Introductory Round-trip fares as low as $99.
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Airport and Allegiant Airlines To Sponsor Dodgeball Tournament for Local Charities.

Abraham Lincoln Capital Airport and Allegiant Airlines have partnered with the National Dodgeball League to sponsor a one-day Dodgeball Tournament on August 24th in Springfield to support local charities. The tournament, which is open to any team or group
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