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THE R.I. AIRPORT CORP. says it is seeking legislation to change the name of T.F. Green Airport to the Rhode Island International Airport. / PBN FILE PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO

RIAC seeks legislation to rename T.F. Green Airport following survey

WARWICK - The R.I. Airport Corp. said it is seeking legislation to change the name of T.F. Green Airport to Rhode Island International Airport,...
BOTH PASSENGER AND CARGO traffic at T.F. Green Airport in November increased year over year. / COURTESY R.I. AIRPORT CORP.

T.F. Green passenger and cargo traffic continue upswing in Nov.

WARWICK – T.F. Green Airport has been getting busier. Passenger traffic at T.F. Green in November rose 21.5 percent year over year to 374,265 enplaned...
FRONTIER AIRLINES has added two nonstop seasonal flights at T.F. Green Airport to and from Atlanta and Austin, Texas. / COURTESY FRONTIER AIRLINES

Frontier announces seasonal flights to Atlanta, Austin, Texas

WARWICK – Frontier Airlines will add two new nonstop, low-fare routes from T.F. Green Airport to Atlanta and Austin, Texas, beginning in April, the...
NORWEGIAN AIR announced adjustments to its flights from T.F. Green, including discontinuing its flights to Bergen, Norway. / COURTESY NORWEGIAN AIR

Norwegian Air to discontinue flights from T.F. Green to Bergen, Norway

PROVIDENCE - Norwegian Air has discontinued its flights to Bergen, Norway, the R.I. Airport Corp. announced Monday. Norwegian also announced it is adding a flight...
PASSENGER TRAFFIC at T.F. Green Airport increased 18.6 percent in October while the amount of cargo processed through the airport increased 73.6 percent year over year. / COURTESY R.I. DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

Traffic’s up at T.F. Green, while cargo processing skyrockets

WARWICK – Traffic at T.F. Green Airport increased 18.6 percent year over year in October, according to the R.I. Airport Corp.’s monthly airport passenger...
PASSENGER TRAFFIC AT T.F. GREEN Airport increased 6.25 percent year over year in September to 321,282 passengers. / COURTESY R.I. AIRPORT CORPORATION

Sept. traffic up 6% at T.F. Green

WARWICK – Passenger activity at T.F. Green Airport increased 6.25 percent year over year in September, according to the R.I. Airport Corp. In September, 321,282...
THE RHODE ISLAND Infrastructure Bank, along with R.I. Airport Corp. and R.I. Department of Environmental Management, was awarded the 2017 Pisces Award by the U.S Environmental Protection Agency, for its role in establishing equipment at T.F. Green Airport designed to prevent the runoff of harmful pollutants.

Rhode Island Infrastructure Bank receives national recognition

PROVIDENCE – The Rhode Island Infrastructure Bank received national recognition for its role in establishing equipment at T.F. Green Airport designed to prevent the...
THANKSGIVING-WEEKEND TRAVEL is expected to increase this year, to the highest its been since 2005, according to AAA Northeast. / BLOOMBERG FILE PHOTO/TIM BOYLE

Thanksgiving travelers expected to increase this year

PROVIDENCE – An estimated 50.9 million Americans will travel 50 miles or further away from home for Thanksgiving weekend, according to AAA Northeast. The...
ON THE HORIZON: An aerial view of the completed expansion of the main runway at T.F. Green Airport, lengthened from 7,200 feet to 8,700 feet, allowing for the ability to fly nonstop to the West Coast, as well as opening up opportunities for expanded international trade and domestic commerce. / COURTESY R.I. AIRPORT CORP.

Passenger growth hasn’t met initial projections, but T.F. Green Airport supporters...

Fifteen years ago, when the planning process for extending the ­primary runway at Warwick’s T.F. Green Airport had already started, projections of airport use...
LONG-TERM INVESTMENT: $250 million of federal and state funds have gone into upgrading T.F. Green Airport, which extended the main runway and added other safety and environmental health improvements. The full payoff for the investment is not clear yet. / COURTESY R.I. ­AIRPORT CORP.

Payoff starts on $250M upgrade to T.F. Green, more must come

Nearly 20 years ago, planning started for extending the runways and footprint of T.F. Green Airport. And now the project, much scaled back from...

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