Airport http://peoriapublicradio.org en Peoria airport closer to getting new control tower http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/peoria-airport-closer-getting-new-control-tower <p></p><div>The General Wayne Downing Peoria International Airport is a step closer to having a state-of-the-art control tower. The&nbsp;Metropolitan Airport Authority approved a contract with a Chicago architecture and engineering firm to design the structure.&nbsp;</div><p> Mon, 16 Dec 2013 23:05:20 +0000 Denise Molina 16413 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Peoria airport closer to getting new control tower Federal funding coming to Peoria International airport http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/federal-funding-coming-peoria-international-airport <p>Senator Dick Durbin and Congresswoman Cheri Bustos have announced federal funding for repair projects at the Peoria International Airport. &nbsp;The $1.4 million in funding is through the Department of Transportation. &nbsp;It will help repair the apron near Byerly Aviation.&nbsp;</p> Fri, 06 Sep 2013 03:00:08 +0000 Alex Rusciano 11513 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Federal funding coming to Peoria International airport Gov. Pat Quinn announces Peoria, Pekin airport investment http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/gov-pat-quinn-announces-peoria-pekin-airport-investment <p>Governor Pat Quinn announced today nearly one million dollars is being invested in Peoria and Pekin airport improvements.</p><p> Thu, 15 Aug 2013 17:40:29 +0000 Orko Manna 10469 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Gov. Pat Quinn announces Peoria, Pekin airport investment Quinn reviewing airport gaming measure http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/quinn-reviewing-airport-gaming-measure <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Illinois Governor Pat Quinn says he’ll be reviewing a new gambling expansion bill that passed the state senate this week. In particular the part about adding slot machines to Chicago’s airports. </span>IPR’s<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> Tony Arnold reports.&nbsp;</span></p><div> Fri, 03 May 2013 21:07:09 +0000 Deborah Oldenkamp 5045 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Quinn reviewing airport gaming measure