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...

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Runway 5R/23L Rehabilitation and Closure

Over the next few years, PTI will be implementing a phased rehabilitation of the Runway 5R/23L system.  This will include repair/replacement of runway and taxiway pavement, electrical systems, signage, etc.  Runway 5R/23L is the primary runway at PTI and this work...

PTI 2017 passenger numbers up nearly 4 percent over previous year

Passenger enplanements show strength with continued growth in January The Piedmont Triad International Airport had a good year in 2017 with passenger enplanements growing nearly 4 percent over 2016, the Piedmont Triad Airport Authority learned at its regular meeting...

HAECO Opens New Hangar for Large Jets at PTI Maintenance Facility

$60 Million Aerospace Facility at Airport will Employ up to 500 New Hires Piedmont Triad - HAECO Americas, one of the world’s leading aircraft repair and maintenance organizations, has completed construction work on a new hangar at Piedmont Triad International...

Call for Artists – February 2018

The Project: The Piedmont Triad Airport Authority (PTAA) is now opening up the search for artists with a call for two-dimensional paintings, photographs, mixed media, small, three-dimensional sculpture and large outdoor sculpture.  This project is open to all artists...

Airport Authority Votes to Change Airport Name

PTI will soon become the Central North Carolina International Airport For Immediate Release: December 19 ,2017 The Piedmont Triad Airport Authority voted today to begin the process of changing the name of the Piedmont Triad International Airport to the Central North...

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...

Thanksgiving Holiday Travel Tips – Arrive Early

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

Sea Creatures and Water Bottles Brighten PTI Fountain

A Guilford County Schools Art Project Brings the Fountain to Life For Immediate Release - November 6, 2017 A student art exhibition that uses recycled plastic water bottles to create a colorful, water-inspired wonderland in the outdoor fountain at the Piedmont Triad...

Open Competition for Triad Artists!

4 Wrangler Jeansboro Jean Statues Coming to PTI For Immediate Release: September 26, 2017     The Project: The Piedmont Triad International Airport and Wrangler are joining forces to bring 4 Jeansboro Jean Statues to the interior of the Airport.   Artists living and...

TSA Pre-Check

TSA PreCheck For Immediate Release September 19, 2017 Greensboro, N.C. – Piedmont Triad International Airport will offer TSA Pre✓® enrollment sessions on-site from October 23 - 27, providing a convenient opportunity for air travelers to take part in the popular...

Bryan Boulevard Re-Opens

PRESS RELEASE: July 2017 New Traffic Pattern Entering/Exiting PTI from the West Piedmont Triad – The NCDOT plans to open the new roads around Piedmont Triad International Airport Sunday night July 2nd, 2017, between 8 p.m. and midnight (pending any major construction...

Bill Whiteheart – Master Pilot

For Immediate Release: April 25, 2017 Contact:  Kimberly Hodges 336-665-5669 PTI Board Member Bill Whiteheart Recognized by FAA as ‘Master Pilot’ Piedmont Triad Airport Authority member Bill Whiteheart was awarded one of the Federal Aviation Administration’s most...

Call to Artists – April 2017

The Project: The Piedmont Triad Airport Authority (PTAA) is now opening up the search for artists with an open call for large outdoor sculptures that can be installed on 4’ x 7’ concrete bases (there is space for overhang if slightly larger).  This project is open to...