2018 Year in Review: PTI’s Top 5 Events of the Past Year

  1: Run on the Runway 2018The ninth annual Run on the Runway at PTI was on March 24. This event featured a 10K, 5K, 1 mile, kid’s 100-meter dash and the all-new 5K Walk to Win Against Hunger. The run benefits three food banks that provide aid to the Triad: the...

News Around the Airport

Thanksgiving Holiday Recap

  Thanksgiving is a very exciting time of year for airports across the United States. The days around Thanksgiving are often referred to as the...

PTI Press Releases

Holiday Travel Tips

The Piedmont Triad International Airport is prepared to welcome travelers during the coming weeks. “PTI staff and our many partners are prepared to offer a safe, secure, and efficient customer experience during the holiday travel period,” said Executive Director Kevin...

FAA Announces $40.9 Million for New Tower at GSO

10/16/2018 PTI is excited to announce that the FAA is preparing to move ahead with a new Air Traffic Control Tower at our airport for approximately $40.9 million. Washington, DC—The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is investing...

Update on Hurricane Florence

For Immediate Release: September 13, 2018 The latest forecast from the National Hurricane Center continues to show Florence tracking toward the southeastern United States.   Most Airlines report that they plan to maintain normal flight schedules; however there...

Hurricane Florence

For Immediate Release: September 11, 2018 The latest forecast from the National Hurricane Center shows Florence tracking toward the southeastern United States by later in the week.  This event may have an impact on flights arriving/departing PTI. We strongly encourage...

First Week of September a Good Week for the Airport

For Immediate Release September 7, 2018 Piedmont Triad – The first week of September was a big week for Piedmont Triad International Airport. In the space of 48 hours, PTI added Spirit Airlines to its roster of passenger airlines, and saw FedEx increase its cargo...

FedEx Express Mid-Atlantic Hub to Hire 400 New Workers

Improving Economy and Greater Demand Spur Growth For Immediate Release: August 16, 2018   Piedmont Triad – The FedEx Express Mid-Atlantic Hub at the Piedmont Triad International Airport will add approximately 400 employees over the next several months, according...

Runway 5R/23L Rehabilitation and Closure

For Immediate Release: June 14, 2018 The next phase of the Runway 5R-23L Rehabilitation project will start on Monday, June 18, 2018. The Runway will be closed entirely for this phase. We anticipate the contractor re-opening the runway near the end of October 2018....

Passenger numbers are up more than 10 percent at PTI

Enplanements at the airport continue to show strong growth Piedmont Triad - The number of people flying from Piedmont Triad International Airport has continued a strong pattern of growth through the first quarter of 2018, and at least one airline is responding with...

FSX 2018

A Full Scale Emergency Exercise will be conducted at the Piedmont Triad International Airport on Wednesday, April 25th at 9:00 a.m. This exercise is required by the Federal Aviation Administration to be held every three years. The exercise is a joint training session...

4 Wrangler Jeansboro Jean Statues installed at PTI

The Piedmont Triad Airport Authority and Wrangler have joined forces to bring 4 Jeansboro Jean Statues to the interior of PTI.  Four artists living and working in the Piedmont Triad area were selected from a group of 25 submissions.  The goal is to encourage and...

9th Annual Runway Run Raises $130,000 to Fight Hunger

More than 60 sponsors and 1,400 runners step up for charities Piedmont Triad, NC – For nine years, runners have stepped out onto the 9,000-foot runway at Piedmont Triad International Airport to attempt a personal best time on the flat course and to raise money for...