Springfield Airport Authority to Host Groundbreaking for the
Commencement of Major Facility Upgrades
For immediate release: June 11, 2018
SPRINGFIELD, ILLINOIS…….The Springfield Airport Authority, owner and operator of the
Abraham Lincoln Capital Airport, will host a groundbreaking ceremony commencing the
beginning of two significant airport improvement projects.
Who: Springfield Airport Authority Officials, City and County
Officials, Stellar Aviation Representatives and Construction
What: Groundbreaking for General/Business Aviation Facilities and
associated terminal complex parking lot and roadway
When: Wednesday, June 13th at 10:00 a.m.
Where: Outside at the south end of Parking Lot C near the red/white
colored airport beacon light mast. Enter Capital Airport Drive
from J. David Jones Parkway/N. Walnut/Illinois Route 29.
Proceed to the four-way intersection then turn left (south).
Look for blue signs with white letters directing you to Stellar
Aviation and the General Aviation area.
Address: 900 Capital Airport Drive, Springfield, IL
All Local Media Outlets are invited to attend.
ABOUT ABRAHAM LINCOLN CAPITAL AIRPORT
Abraham Lincoln Capital Airport was named the 2010 Primary Airport of the Year by the Illinois Department of Transportation. In 2012 IDOT released an Economic Impact study indicating Abraham Lincoln Capital Airport generates $563.6 million in total economic output annually for the local economy impacting 4,797 jobs. The airport is home to many major tenants, which include the Illinois Air National Guard’s 183rd Wing, IDOT’s Division of Aeronautics, Lincoln Land Community College’s LRS Aviation Maintenance Training Center, StandardAero and Stellar Aviation. The airport’s main passenger terminal is also home to the Passenger Service Center and Sky Club, a membership-based club offering an unparalleled level of service for frequent travelers. Commercial passenger air service offerings feature daily service to Dallas/Ft. Worth on American Airlines, to Chicago on United Airlines and to Ft. Myers/Punta Gorda Florida on Allegiant. More information, including a complete listing of arrivals and departures, can be found online at www.FlySPI.com or by calling the Passenger Service Center at 217-788-9200.
For more information, please contact: Mark E. Hanna, A.A.E., Executive Director, Springfield Airport Authority/Abraham Lincoln Capital Airport. tel: 217-788-1060