Peoria General Wayne A. Downing International Airport PIA
serves the City and County of the State of Illinois. It is located on Dirksen Parkway, 4 miles west of the busines district of Peoria and is accesible from Interstate Hwys 474 & 74.
With two long runways and 640,000 passengers a year, Peoria International Airport is presently served by Allegiant, American Eagle, Delta & United, offering nonstop flights to major U.S. hubs, with worldwide connections.
The Terminal Complex of Peoria Airport consists of a spacious Main Terminal opened in 2011, and the new Ray LaHood International 'Terminal', opened in May 2016:
The Main passenger terminal at Peoria International Airport,
covers about 125,000 square feet, has 12 departure gates and is able to handle over 2 million passengers annually. Inside the new terminal are landside and airside restaurants, a giftshop, free Wi-Fi access throughout the terminal, an area in each of the wings for child activity, and an information kiosk near the baggage claim area for area hotels & attractions. Vending machines are next to the Premier Lounge which is near the restaurant. An ATM machine is across from the ticket counters & self-service kiosks. The Conference Suite can be contacted at 309-697-8272. For Lost & Found call 309-697-8272.
The new 2-level Ray LaHood International Terminal - connected to the Main Terminal by walkway
- covers an area of 22,000 and houses a full-service Customs & Border Protection facility and 2 more dual-purpose gates for both domestic or international flights.
Airlines currently serving the terminal:
Allegiant - tel. 702-505-8888; to Las Vegas, Mesa, Orlando, Puta Gorda & St. Petersburg.
American* - tel. 800-433-7300; to Charlotte, Chicago & Dallas
Delta - tel. 800-221-1212; to Atlanta, Detroit & Minneapolis
United - tel. 800-241-6522; to Chicago.
* NOTE: American Airlines
will be using the new LaHood Terminal for all of its flights during ongoing construction work on the apron. Also, as of February 16, 2017, American Airlines and its regional partners will commence service to DFW twice daily on its larger jets CRJ900 with 9 first-class seats & 67 coach seats, a bit more legroom and WiFi access.
Aside from Limo & taxi service, there is no public transportation available at Peoria Airport.
Present and future Airport developments:
Replacement work on the concrete between gate 5 east to Byerly Aviation has been/ will be done in two phases during both summers of 2016 /2017.