All About PTI’s K-9 Unit

If you have traveled through Piedmont Triad International Airport before, you may have noticed a few of the Airport Police Officers roaming around the terminal accompanied by their canine companions who have a special job. We are very proud of our K-9 unit and the...

PTI encourages passengers to be prepared as air travel begins to return

The Piedmont Triad Airport Authority is encouraging passengers to come to the airport prepared as the number of travelers has begun to increase. The uptick in travelers at the airport is steady, airport officials say, though the overall numbers are still low. “We have...

Send Us Photos of Your Chalk Art!

The Piedmont Triad International Airport is initiating a campaign to collect creative sidewalk chalk art from around the Piedmont Triad to put on display inside terminal as inspiration for PTI’s travelers and employees. A committee of employees including TSA,...

PTI PREPARED….but still EASY

The Piedmont Triad Airport Authority is developing a comprehensive initiative called “PTI PREPARED” to help protect the safety of its current passengers, guests and employees during the COVID-19 pandemic, and to be prepared for the days when passenger traffic at the...

Ambassador Appreciation Week

In honor of National Volunteer Appreciation week, we would like to take this time to celebrate and thank our amazing team of Airport Ambassadors! Our Airport Ambassadors do a great job in helping passengers from the information booths in the terminal. We take this...

News Around the Airport

All About PTI’s K-9 Unit

If you have traveled through Piedmont Triad International Airport before, you may have noticed a few of the Airport Police Officers roaming around...

Ambassador Appreciation Week

In honor of National Volunteer Appreciation week, we would like to take this time to celebrate and thank our amazing team of Airport Ambassadors!...

Garage Parking Only

Effective March 30th, 2020, both the north and south long-term parking lots are closed. Shuttles will continue to run and serve passengers whose...

PTI Press Releases

Send Us Photos of Your Chalk Art!

The Piedmont Triad International Airport is initiating a campaign to collect creative sidewalk chalk art from around the Piedmont Triad to put on display inside terminal as inspiration for PTI’s travelers and employees. A committee of employees including TSA,...

PTI PREPARED….but still EASY

The Piedmont Triad Airport Authority is developing a comprehensive initiative called “PTI PREPARED” to help protect the safety of its current passengers, guests and employees during the COVID-19 pandemic, and to be prepared for the days when passenger traffic at the...

Garage Parking Only

Effective March 30th, 2020, both the north and south long-term parking lots are closed. Shuttles will continue to run and serve passengers whose vehicles are still parked in the lots. The long-term parking garage will remain open, and it has plenty of spaces...

PTI Run on the Runway has been Canceled

The Piedmont Triad Airport Authority has canceled the Run on the Runway that had been scheduled to take place 9 a.m. Saturday, March 28th. The 2020 Run on the Runway will not be rescheduled. The Run on the Runway typically draws 1,400 to 1,500 people to the airport...

Information for Travelers Using PTI regarding COVID19

Piedmont Triad – If you are flying from Piedmont Triad International Airport over the next few weeks, you may notice more staff than usual wiping down handrails on escalators, cleaning door handles, sanitizing baggage claim areas and disinfecting seats at gate areas....

Airport Boards 1 Million Passengers in 2019

Piedmont Triad – Officials at Piedmont Triad International Airport announced at the monthly Board Meeting today that more than 1 million passengers have boarded passenger aircraft at the airport, making 2019 the first year the airport has boarded more than 1 million...

VOTE for PTI as Best Small Airport! – CONTEST IS NOW CLOSED

CONTEST IS NOW CLOSED ATTENTION EVERYONE! PTI needs your help! Piedmont Triad International Airport has been nominated as one of twenty contenders for Best Small Airport in USA Today’s 10BEST Reader’s Choice Travel Awards. We need your help to win this contest! Each...

Holiday Travel Tips – 2019

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...

Archer Western Federal presents checks to local Autism Agencies

Kevin Ballog, Senior Project Manager of Archer Western Federal (currently working on the new FAA Air Traffic Control Tower), will present checks for $1,200 each (total $6,000) to five Triad area Autism Agencies at an event on November 11, 2019 at 3:00 p.m. The...

Message Regarding Chairman Steve Showfety

Greensboro, NC - Steve Showfety, chairman of the Piedmont Triad Airport Authority, passed Wednesday night after a valiant battle with brain cancer. Showfety was 72 years old. Showfety was serving his 10th year on the Airport Authority and his sixth year as the Board’s...

Statement Regarding Vandalism to Automobiles at PTI

Greensboro, N.C. - Piedmont Triad International Airport Police and Greensboro Police are investigating vandalism to over 20 automobiles that were parked in long-term parking at the airport early Sunday morning. The automobiles involved in the incident had windows...

PTI to Hold Public Workshop for Airport Noise Study Update

The Piedmont Triad Airport Authority (PTAA) has begun an update of the Airport Noise Compatibility Planning study for Piedmont Triad International Airport. The original study was approved by the Federal Aviation Administration in November 2008 per Title 14 of the Code...

Airport to begin Part 150 Noise Study Update

Greensboro, N.C. - The Piedmont Triad Airport Authority is preparing to update the Noise Compatibility Planning Study for the Piedmont Triad International Airport that was approved by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) in November 2008 per Title 14 of the Code...

Renovation Work will close Main Runway at PTI this Summer

For Immediate Release: April 29, 2019 Greensboro, N.C. - Renovation work will close the main runway at Piedmont Triad International Airport for the summer months, temporarily shifting noise patterns around the airport, according to PTI officials. The work is scheduled...

Level 3 and 4 Parking Garage Closures

For Immediate Release: February 28, 2019 Beginning February 28, 2019, repair work will begin on level 3 and 4 of the parking garage. Spaces on level 3 and 4 will not be available for use during this construction. Levels 1 and 2 will remain open an unaffected. Please...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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