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Pittsburgh International Airport to host annual public auction

Pittsburgh International Airport to host annual public auction

Michael Delehanty, Contributor

October 18, 2019

PITTSBURGH - The Allegheny County Airport Authority will be holding its annual public auction on Saturday. Items such as abandoned vehicles, used Airport Authority vehicles and equipment, as well as many other unclaimed items from the airport will be auctioned off at the event. Not all the unclaimed...

George Washington and Franco Harris statues return to Pittsburgh International Airport

George Washington and Franco Harris statues return to Pittsburgh International Airport

John Blinn, News Editor

September 20, 2019

PITTSBURGH - After a six-month absence, President George Washington and former Pittsburgh Steeler Franco Harris have returned home to the Pittsburgh International Airport. The iconic statues of the two idols were removed in March to be refurbished at the Senator John Heinz History Center. And just ...

George Washington and Franco Harris statues at Pittsburgh International Airport under restoration

George Washington and Franco Harris statues at Pittsburgh International Airport under restoration

John Blinn, Assistant News Editor

March 25, 2019

PITTSBURGH — The nation's founding father and a famous Pittsburgh Steeler are currently missing from the Pittsburgh International Airport. Statues of first president George Washington and former Pittsburgh Steeler Franco Harris have briefly been removed from the Pittsburgh International Airport...

Pittsburgh International Airport to receive updates and modernizations

Pittsburgh International Airport to receive updates and modernizations

John Blinn, Assistant News Editor

March 7, 2019

PITTSBURGH -- The Pittsburgh International Airport is expected to receive a makeover and modernization. On Feb. 20, the Allegheny County Airport Authority revealed a new plan that they believe will match the changing needs of passengers and the travel industry. The Terminal Modernization Program...

Guns detected at Pennsylvania airport checkpoints slightly increased in 2018

Guns detected at Pennsylvania airport checkpoints slightly increased in 2018

Marlisa Miller, Contributor

February 18, 2019

MOON TOWNSHIP - More guns were found at TSA checkpoints than ever before. In total, 4,239 firearms were discovered in carry-on bags at checkpoints across the country last year, averaging about 11.6 firearms per day. This was approximately a 7 percent increase nationally in firearm discoveries from...

Pittsburgh International Airport saw monumental growth in 2018

Pittsburgh International Airport saw monumental growth in 2018

John Blinn, Assistant News Editor

January 23, 2019

PITTSBURGH -- During 2018, the Pittsburgh International Airport saw its busiest year for the first time in more than a decade, with passenger traffic up nearly 4 percent. According to a press release from the Allegheny County Airport Authority, Pittsburgh received up to 9.66 million passengers, which...

Officials break ground on ‘Pittsburgh Airport Innovation Campus’

Officials break ground on ‘Pittsburgh Airport Innovation Campus’

Michael Delehanty, Contributor

December 6, 2018

PITTSBURGH -- Local officials broke ground Thursday on one of Pennsylvania's newest development sites, which plans to bring hundreds of new jobs and help fuel the regional economy. Secretary of the Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic Development Dennis Davin joined Allegheny County Executive...

Pittsburgh International Airport continues passenger traffic growth

Pittsburgh International Airport continues passenger traffic growth

Gage Goulding, Assistant News Editor

October 26, 2018

PITTSBURGH -- Pittsburgh International Airport continues to increase passenger traffic for the 29th consecutive month. This past September has been the busiest since 2005, said the airport in a statement to media. Citing continued growth in seats and new nonstop flights, the airport reported traffic...