Central Illinois Regional Airport Releases its 2018 Annual Report

Bloomington, Ill. – Central Illinois Regional Airport at Bloomington-Normal is pleased to release its annual report for 2018. This report showcases the progress that has been made within the airport on numerous projects, a brief financial overview, data regarding growth in air service, marketing and communication efforts and upcoming projects for 2019.

Central Illinois Regional Airport has experienced many positive events in 2018. This report highlights those events and aims to make the public aware of the current state of the airport. Highlights mentioned in this report include adopting a new tax levy that will result in an estimated property tax decrease of 15%, welcoming service on Frontier Airlines and earning a perfect FAA Part 139 Safety inspection.

The report also includes statistics regarding air service growth at Central Illinois Regional Airport. In 2018, the overall total passengers increased by 9.1 %, enplanements increased by 9.4% and online website traffic increased by 9.7%.  A link to the full report can be found on the airport’s website at https://cira.com/about-the-airport/airport-statistics/.

Central Illinois Regional Airport offers daily airline service on Allegiant, American, Delta, and Frontier Airlines, connecting travelers to the world for business and leisure travel.  FedEx operates its central Illinois regional sorting and distribution facility from CIRA with daily Boeing 757 aircraft operations.  Corporate aircraft and general aviation aircraft also rely on the facility for business and recreational use. For more information about CIRA, visit www.CIRA.com or find us on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram (@FlyCIRA).

For more information, please contact Fran Strebing, Deputy Director, Marketing – fran@cira.com, (309)834-7378.


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  • 3201 CIRA Drive, Bloomington, IL, 61704
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