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September 2018 Meeting - Sponsored by Alaska Airlines

September 11, 2018
11:30 AM to 1:00 PM
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Hampton Inn
2010 S Assembly St
Spokane, WA 99224

Airport Update - Larry Krauter, A.A.E., AICP, Chief Executive Officer, Spokane Airports

Larry Krauter serves as the Chief Executive Officer overseeing three facilities, including Spokane International Airport, Felts Field Airport, and the Airport Business Park. Spokane International Airport is a 6,400-acre commercial service airport served by six passenger airlines and two air cargo carriers.  The airport processed 3,234,095 total passengers and 67,376 U.S. air cargo tons in 2016. It is the second largest airport in the State of Washington and recognized by the FAA as a small hub.  Felts Field is a 400-acre general reliever airport that had 54,313 aviation operations in 2016 and is home to over 250 aircraft and fifty-seven tenants.  The Airport has two paved runways and a turf landing strip as well as the ability to accommodate water landings on the adjacent Spokane River. The Airport Business Park is an industrial and business park development that comprises 600 acres. Strategically located adjacent to the airport facilities and Interstate 90, it has 28 buildings and 22 tenants.


Meeting Sponsor - Alaska Airlines

Alaska Airlines and its regional partners fly 44 million guests a year to more than 115 destinations with an average of 1,200 daily flights across the United States and to Mexico, Canada and Costa Rica. With Alaska and Alaska Global Partners, guests can earn and redeem miles on flights to more than 900 destinations worldwide. Alaska Airlines ranked "Highest in Customer Satisfaction Among Traditional Carriers in North America" in the J.D. Power North America Airline Satisfaction Study for 11 consecutive years from 2008 to 2018.

Alaska Airlines adds daily nonstop service between San Diego and Spokane, Washington, offering a convenient way to travel between Southern California and Eastern Washington. The new service, which is scheduled to begin on Oct. 1, will be the only nonstop flight offered between the two cities.  


Start Date

City pair





Oct. 2

Spokane - San Diego

7:10 a.m.

9:55 a.m.



Oct. 1

San Diego - Spokane

5:40 p.m.

8:25 p.m.




Flight times based on local time zones.

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$35.00 INBTA Member

$45.00 Non-Member