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Peoria International Airport

Wayne A. Downing Peoria International Airport

Recently Renamed, Central Illinois' Busiest Airport is Getting a $65 Million Upgrade

Embarking on a new era of development-a new terminal and a new name honoring an American hero, Peoria International Airport will ensure your smooth arrival and warm welcome to the area. The original terminal was constructed in the 1950's. The new, state-of-the-art facility will be approximately 125,000 sq.ft. with eleven gates and will be able to service well over 2,000,000 passengers annually. Construction of the new terminal building will take approximately two years and should be complete by January 2011.

 The General Wayne A. Downing Peoria International Airport is conveniently located - only an 8 minute drive from downtown Peoria! Peoria's International Airport also possesses the  longest runway in the State of Illinois, after those at Chicago-O'Hare International Airport. Today, four airlines offer flights to eight nonstop destinations:    
Currently served by 4 passenger airlines including:
United, American, Delta and Allegiant Air

Nonstop destinations include:
Chicago, Dallas/Fort Worth, Las Vegas, Detroit,
Minneapolis, Denver, Phoenix and Tampa/St. Petersburg

Fly directly into Peoria!  With more than 4,000
hotel rooms in the area to choose from, one-of-a-kind shopping and dining, a beautiful riverside downtown bursting with culture and nightlife - all offered at a great value - You'll be glad you did!

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