PTI Gears Up for Annual Run on the Runway

It’s not every day that you get a chance to get out on a runway, but running a 5K or 10K runway is an opportunity you don’t want to miss. Piedmont Triad International Airport is hosting its annual charity event, 5K / 10K on the Runway, on September 18th beginning at...

Passenger Numbers Saw a Rise over Fourth of July Weekend

June saw an uptick of passengers marked by the Transportation Security Administration’s (TSA) report that June 11th the agency screened more than 2 million people at airport security checkpoints which marked the highest number of screened individuals in one day since...

Travel Volume is on the Rise

On Friday, June 11th, the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) screened over 2 million people at airport security checkpoints marking the highest number of screened individuals in one day since the start of the pandemic last year in early March. Prior to...

Long Term Parking Lots Re-Open May 15th

Beginning May 15, 2021, the North and South long-term parking lots will re-open. The lots were temporarily closed last March as a result of the pandemic and its impact on air travel. “As passenger traffic continues to grow, we are monitoring conditions and working to...

PTI Wants You to Fly Local

As more people return to air travel, the Piedmont Triad Airport Authority encourages Piedmont Triad residents to Fly Local, Fly Easy, and Fly from PTI. Continued progress in combatting COVID-19 is prompting airlines to re-start service that was suspended during the...

News Around the Airport

Travel Volume is on the Rise

On Friday, June 11th, the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) screened over 2 million people at airport security checkpoints marking the...

PTI Wants You to Fly Local

As more people return to air travel, the Piedmont Triad Airport Authority encourages Piedmont Triad residents to Fly Local, Fly Easy, and Fly from...

Spirit Returns with Bonus!

  Spirit Airlines will resume nonstop flights between PTI and Orlando (MCO), beginning Wednesday, May 5.  They will also add nonstop service to...

PTI Press Releases

PTI Gears Up for Annual Run on the Runway

It’s not every day that you get a chance to get out on a runway, but running a 5K or 10K runway is an opportunity you don’t want to miss. Piedmont Triad International Airport is hosting its annual charity event, 5K / 10K on the Runway, on September 18th beginning at...

Passenger Numbers Saw a Rise over Fourth of July Weekend

June saw an uptick of passengers marked by the Transportation Security Administration’s (TSA) report that June 11th the agency screened more than 2 million people at airport security checkpoints which marked the highest number of screened individuals in one day since...

Travel Volume is on the Rise

On Friday, June 11th, the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) screened over 2 million people at airport security checkpoints marking the highest number of screened individuals in one day since the start of the pandemic last year in early March. Prior to...

Long Term Parking Lots Re-Open May 15th

Beginning May 15, 2021, the North and South long-term parking lots will re-open. The lots were temporarily closed last March as a result of the pandemic and its impact on air travel. “As passenger traffic continues to grow, we are monitoring conditions and working to...

PTI Wants You to Fly Local

As more people return to air travel, the Piedmont Triad Airport Authority encourages Piedmont Triad residents to Fly Local, Fly Easy, and Fly from PTI. Continued progress in combatting COVID-19 is prompting airlines to re-start service that was suspended during the...

Emergency Exercise on April 9, 2021

An Emergency Disaster Exercise will be conducted at the Piedmont Triad International Airport on Friday, April 9 from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. The exercise will cause some additional traffic around the airport for approximately 3 hours. Smoke and fire may be seen on the...

The Piedmont Triad Airport Authority is turning 80!

Please read the following statement from Piedmont Triad Airport Authority Chairman Paul Mengert regarding the PTI's 80th anniversary:   I would like to note that this year the Piedmont Triad Airport Authority is celebrating 80 years of existence. The North...

Employment Numbers are Growing at PTI

The Piedmont Triad International Airport, which has established itself as a regional employment center with approximately 8,600 jobs, is seeing even more employment growth, according to Kevin Baker, the airport’s executive director. “Two of our major tenants – FedEx...

Spirit Returns with Bonus!

  Spirit Airlines will resume nonstop flights between PTI and Orlando (MCO), beginning Wednesday, May 5.  They will also add nonstop service to Fort Lauderdale (FLL) on May 6. Tickets are on sale now at www.spirit.com. MCO schedule PTI: Wednesday, Friday,...

PTAA Statement Regarding Drone

Piedmont Triad - At approximately 9:15 pm on March 9, 2021, a drone operating illegally in controlled airspace at the Piedmont Triad International Airport was detected by Air Traffic Control (ATC).  After a number of subsequent sightings on or near the airport, the...

Delta Air Lines to resume nonstop flights to Detroit

Delta Air Lines will resume nonstop flights between PTI and Detroit, beginning Thursday, March 4. The airline has announced it will use an Embraer 175 aircraft for the reinstated daily service. Tickets are on sale now at delta.com. The flight schedule, between PTI and...

Call for Artists 2021

The Project: The Piedmont Triad Airport Authority (PTAA) is now opening the 2021 search for artists with a call for two-dimensional paintings, photographs, mixed media, small, three-dimensional sculpture, and large outdoor sculpture.  This request is open to all...

New System Will Make Airport Parking More Convenient

Piedmont Triad - People parking at the Piedmont Triad International Airport while dropping off or picking up passengers will soon find it easier to pay for short-term parking thanks to action taken by the Piedmont Triad Airport Authority at its regular meeting last...

Allegiant to start PTI to Nashville non-stop service

Piedmont Triad – Allegiant Airlines has announced that it will begin non-stop service from the Piedmont Triad International Airport to Nashville this summer, signaling some good news for air service at PTI. “Direct service to Nashville has been on our radar for a long...

State Report: PTI pumps $8.6 billion annually into local economy

Piedmont Triad – The Piedmont Triad International Airport contributes $8.6 billion to the local economy and supports more than 30,000 local jobs, according to a report released today by the North Carolina Department of Transportation’s Division of Aviation. The...

Vote for PTI as USA TODAY’s 2021 Best Small Airport!

Piedmont Triad – Piedmont Triad International Airport has once again been nominated in USA TODAY’s 2021 10Best Readers' Choice travel awards. PTI is one of the current front runners in this nationwide contest in which individuals can vote online for the Best Small...

2020 PTI Art Program

The Public Art Committee of the Piedmont Triad International Airport is pleased to present the 2020 Art Walking Tour. https://flyfrompti.com/art-walking-tour/ This collection includes eight permanently placed works of art, ten temporarily placed indoor and outdoor...

PTI’s Holiday Travel Tips for 2020

Piedmont Triad - 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...

Airport Movie Night will Benefit Local Food Banks

October 6, 2020 – Want to go to a movie? How about a movie at the airport? Piedmont Triad International Airport will hold a Movie Night at the Airport featuring the Disney movie Up on Saturday night, November 7th. The movie will be projected on two 40 x 20-foot...

Chalk Art Contest Results

Thank you to all of the individuals who sent photos of their chalk art to us! We would like to give special recognition to the top ten pieces that were selected by our committee to be featured on screens throughout the airport terminal: Children: Abigale, Caroline,...

PTI Airport Authority to Present $96,619 to Hunger Charities

Proceeds come from the airport’s 11thAnnual 5K/10K Run on the Runway that was unable to be held due to the pandemic  Piedmont Triad, NC – Paul Mengert, Chairman of the Piedmont Triad Airport Authority, announced that Triad area hunger charities received $96,619.00 at...

Online Airport Scams

  Over the past few years, the police at PTI have seen an uptick in the number of people who have become victims of online scams. This blog will inform you about airport-related scams and alert you to the warning signs of certain scams.   COMMON AIRPORT...

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...

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