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2022 Holiday Travel Tips

Piedmont Triad International Airport understands that the holiday season can be hectic and stressful for travelers. While PTI always makes flying easy, we recommend the following tips for a safe, efficient, and pain-free travel process. Have your boarding pass ready....

Piedmont Triad International Airport Tower Comes Online, Project led by All-Woman Team

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                  November 15, 2022 pressoffice@faa.gov Piedmont Triad International Airport Tower Comes Online, Project led by All-Woman Team  First in FAA History WASHINGTON — Besides being the newest air traffic...

Triad Honor Flight: Second Flight of 2022 Scheduled for October 12th from Piedmont Triad International Airport

PIEDMONT TRIAD, NC, October 10th, 2022 – Triad Honor Flight, a member of the Honor Flight Network, has scheduled their fall Honor Flight for October 12th, 2022. Nearly 100 veterans from the Triad area will be traveling from the Piedmont Triad International Airport to...

Valet Parking is Available At PTI!

Valet parking, operated by SP+, is another easy service at PTI. The daily cost is  $20 with a 1 day minimum. Utilizing valet services at PTI is simple. As you enter the airport, follow signs for valet on the departures level, and park your vehicle in the drop-off...

PRESS RELEASE: Runway 5R / 23L Rehabilitation and Closure

PIEDMONT TRIAD, NC, March 28th, 2022 – Over the past few years, PTI has undergone a phased rehabilitation of Runway 5R / 23L. The next phase of runway rehabilitation will take place in two parts and is scheduled to begin Monday, April 11th, 2022. This year’s...

News Around the Airport

Parking at PTI is Easy!

Parking at the Piedmont Triad International Airport for your trip is easier than ever with our automated parking system. The parking system makes it...

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 patrolling...

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...

PTI Press Releases

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...

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...

New Non-Stop Service to Chicago on American Airlines

Daily service between the Piedmont Triad International Airport and Chicago O’Hare (ORD) will increase dramatically beginning this summer. American Airlines has announced plans to add three daily non-stop flights between PTI and Chicago, bringing the total number of...

PTI’s 5K/10K Run on the Runway Will Keep its June Date

Piedmont Triad, NC – The Piedmont Triad Airport Authority will hold its eighth annual Run on the Runway 8 a.m. Saturday, June 3rd. The event includes a 5K run, a 10K run, a mile run/walk and a kids’ dash, with the proceeds going to fight hunger in the Piedmont Triad....

To Get Low Fares at PTI, Be Sure to Book Early

Fare survey shows that PTI has more low fares when you book 39 days out Piedmont Triad – If you book your flight early from Piedmont Triad International Airport, chances are you will get a better fare than you would get at Raleigh or Charlotte. A fare comparison...

Call for Artists – January 2017

The Project: The Piedmont Triad Airport Authority (PTAA) is now opening up the search for artists with an open call for two-dimensional paintings, photographs, mixed media and small, three-dimensional sculpture (Plexiglas cover is 24”x24”x30”) and large outdoor...

2016 Thanksgiving Holiday Travel Tips/Arrive Early

Thanksgiving Holiday Travel Tips/Arrive Early                                                                               Contact:  Stephanie Freeman 336-665-5644 The Piedmont Triad International Airport is prepared to welcome travelers during the Thanksgiving...

PTI Officials Expect No TSA Delays As Summer Travel Increases

April 29, 2016 Piedmont Triad, NC - Despite warnings from a number of larger airports to expect delays clearing TSA security this summer, local airport officials say no anticipated delays are expected at Piedmont Triad International Airport (PTI). According to Kevin...

Piedmont Triad International Airport Becomes Member of Plug-in NC

February 22, 2016 - PTI recognized for efforts to support electric vehicles Greensboro, N.C. – The Piedmont Triad International Airport has become a member of Plug-in NC, a state-wide program to recognize locations that are supporting electric vehicles. Plug-in NC was...

PTI 5/10K on the Runway – 2016

The PTI Run on the Runway 5K/10k will be held on June 4, 2016 on the airport’s 9,000 foot runway. This certified run will benefit The Second Harvest Food Bank of Northwest NC, Greensboro Urban Ministry and Open Door Ministries of High Point. All are invited to come...

Frontier to Resume Nonstop Denver Service from PTI

Greensboro, NC – Passengers flying from Piedmont Triad International Airport to Denver will continue to enjoy low fares and nonstop service to Denver thanks to news this week from Frontier Airlines. Frontier will resume seasonal service from PTI to Denver May 5, 2016,...

Travel Tips

Limit your stress by limiting your carry-on baggage. Airlines are enforcing tighter restrictions on the amount of baggage you may carry onto planes. Bring only one bag that will fit under the seat or in the overhead bin and one personal item, such as a purse or...

Important Parking Information

On Monday, September 14, 2015, the lower level south metered (short term) parking area will be closed for repairs and paving.  This work will take approximately 2 weeks.  Upon completion of these repairs the work will move to the lower level north metered (short term)...

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