Greensboro Among First to Fly on World’s Only Two-Cabin, 50-Seat Aircraft

Greensboro, N.C. - United will fly revolutionary CRJ 550 from Piedmont Triad International Airport starting on October 27; New aircraft offers more legroom, storage and amenities than any other regional aircraft. United customers in Greensboro will soon enjoy a...

Airport Ambassador Program

If you have been to PTI Airport, you have probably seen the four information booths that are located around the terminal in the pre-security area. These information booths are staffed by a team of dedicated volunteer Airport Ambassadors. These volunteers are trained...

New Art Displays at the Airport

Visitors to PTI may notice that there are some new and interesting art pieces on display at the airport. What some visitors to the airport may not know is that PTI has a dedicated art program that has been around since 2015. The PTI Art Master Plan creates a set of...

PTI at Jumpstart® 2019 in Nashville for Air Service Development

Keep reading to get the inside scoop on one of the ways that PTI works to boost air service development! From June 3rd through June 5th, 2019, marketing representatives from the Airport Authority attended a conference called Jumpstart® in Nashville, TN. Jumpstart®...

Federal Aviation Administration Breaks Ground for a New Air Traffic Control Tower at PTI

FAA NewsFederal Aviation Administration, Washington, D.C. 20591FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: June 5, 2019Washington, DC -- The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) will hold a groundbreaking ceremony today for a new Air...

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...

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...

PTI Press Releases

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...

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