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Richmond Int'l Airport (RIC) to Conduct Full-Scale Emergency Response Exercise This Weekend

June 13, 2013

Richmond International Airport, VA (June 13, 2013) -

Emergency Exercise Facts

  • As mandated by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), airports are to conduct full-scale tests of their Airport Emergency Plan (AEP) every three years. Such drills not only test the AEP, but also create a real-time practice environment for multi-agency,...
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Following Early A.M. Evacuation Caused by Phone Threat, Operations Resume at Richmond International

June 11, 2013

Richmond International Airport, VA  (June 11, 2013) - This morning Richmond International Airport (RIC) received a call of a threatening nature. At about 6:20AM, an orderly evacuation of the terminal was conducted as a precautionary measure.  Working with numerous local, state, and federal agencies, the terminal and nearby public areas were...

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Travel Advisory UPDATE - Repair Work Completed. RIC's Upper-Level Roadway Reopened

November 19, 2012

RICHMOND, Virginia (November 28, 2012) –Richmond International Airport’s (RIC) upper-level (Departures) roadway will be closed to all vehicle traffic from 7:00 am – 4:00 pm for three days, Tuesday, November 27th, through Thursday, November 29th, due to necessary maintenance on the terminal building exterior.

UPDATE: Terminal building repair...

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South Garage Maintenance Advisory

November 28, 2011

RICHMOND, VA (November 28, 2011) - From now through the end of December, the original South Garage at Richmond International Airport (RIC) will be closed to inbound traffic due to scheduled maintenance and repair work. Maintenance activities will include sweeping and power washing interior floors, walls and ceilings, any necessary repairs to...

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Richmond International Airport Holiday Travel Tips

November 16, 2011

RICHMOND, Virginia (November 16, 2011) - With Thanksgiving signaling the start of the busy holiday travel season, Richmond International Airport (RIC) reminds travelers to plan ahead and allow extra time to ensure a more enjoyable holiday travel experience. We recommend following these simple travel tips for a safe and stress-free travel...

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Hollowell's "Middle Ground" Exhibition Opens at Richmond International Airport

November 1, 2011

RICHMOND, Virginia (November 1, 2011) - An exhibition of paintings by Virginia artist Loie Hollowell opens today at Richmond International Airport (RIC). The show will be on view in the first level of the terminal through February 2011.

The paintings presented in Middle Ground are mediations on sleep, created by Hollowell as a coping mechanism...

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Richmond International Airport to Host Business Opportunity Forum

July 8, 2011

RICHMOND, Virginia (July 8, 2011) - Richmond International Airport (RIC) will host a Business Opportunity Forum on Wednesday, July 13, 2011, from 11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. at the Doubletree Hotel Richmond Airport (5501 Eubank Road, Sandston, Virginia), located approximately 1/2 mile from the terminal building.

Participants will learn about...

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VMFA's "Faces of Sustainability" Exhibition Opens at Richmond International Airport

June 28, 2011

RICHMOND, Virginia (June 28, 2011) - An exhibition of photographs by Virginia resident Jason Horowitz opens today at Richmond International Airport (RIC). The show will be on view in the first level of the terminal through October 2011.

The photographs are part of a portrait series focusing on people involved in the "green" movement in...

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RIC's March 2011 Aviation Activity Report

April 26, 2011

RICHMOND, Virginia (April 26, 2011) - At the monthly meeting of the Capital Region Airport Commission, Richmond International Airport released the following information for March 2011 aviation activity:

Passenger Traffic: For March 2011, Richmond International Airport (RIC) reports a 1.6 percent increase in total passenger traffic versus the...

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VMFA's "Nothing But Blue Skies" Exhibition Opens at Richmond International Airport

March 1, 2011

RICHMOND, Virginia (March 1, 2011) - An exhibition of text panels and related works by Virginia resident Alyssa C. Salomon opens today at Richmond International Airport (RIC). The show will be on view in the first level of the terminal through June 2011.

Salomon is a photographer and sculptor who explores the use of photographs as objects...

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RIC's January 2011 Aviation Activity Report

February 22, 2011

RICHMOND, Virginia (February 22, 2011) - At the monthly meeting of the Capital Region Airport Commission, Richmond international Airport released the following information for January 2011 aviation activity:

Passenger Traffic: For January 2011, Richmond International Airport (RIC) reports a 0.4 percent increase in total passenger traffic...

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Delaware North Companies Opens Club Level Grill at Richmond International Airport

January 24, 2011

RICHMOND, Virginia (Jan. 25, 2011) - Delaware North Companies Travel Hospitality Services, one of the world's leading airport food and retail providers, has opened the new Club Level Grill in Richmond International Airport. The fast, casual eatery is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner and is located in Concourse B.

The restaurant features an...

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Richmond Airport Connector Road Opens

January 14, 2011

RICHMOND, Virginia (January 14, 2011) - The Richmond Airport Connector Road opened today, offering many southside Richmonders a shorter, more direct route to Richmond International Airport.

The 1.6-mile Airport Connector is an extension of Pocahontas 895 and links directly to Airport Drive at Charles City Road. The new road can save travelers...

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TSA: Helpful Hints for Holiday Travelers

November 17, 2010

RICHMOND, Virginia (November 17, 2010) - Since Thanksgiving typically marks the start of the busiest travel time of the year, the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) wants to remind passengers of the security procedures in place and help travelers be prepared for security, before they leave home.

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TSA: Guidelines for Traveling with Food or Gifts

November 17, 2010

RICHMOND, Virginia (November 17, 2010) - When it comes to bringing items through checkpoints, The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) has seen just about everything. And as the holiday season approaches, traveling with food or gifts can be an even bigger challenge. Everyone has favorite foods from home that they want to bring to holiday...

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VMFA's "Subtlety and Truth" Exhibition Opens at Richmond International Airport

October 12, 2010

RICHMOND, Virginia (October 12, 2010) - An exhibition of paintings by Richmond resident Justin Kroman opens today at Richmond International Airport (RIC). The show will be on view in the first level of the terminal through February 2011.

About perception, subtlety and finding truths in moments, Kroman's work is a study of simplification,...

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Small Aircraft Landing Incident (UPDATE)

July 22, 2010

RICHMOND, Virginia (July 22, 2010) - At approximately 2:00PM EDT, a small single-engine aircraft, a Beechcraft BE35, landed at RIC on Runway 2 with an issue that apparently led to the landing gear becoming disengaged.  With the collapsed landing gear, the aircraft skidded 584' before coming to a rest just off the side of the runway.

One person...

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Richmond International Airport (RIC) to Conduct Full-Scale Emergency Response Exercise This Weekend

July 8, 2010

RICHMOND, Virginia (July 8, 2010) -

Emergency Exercise Facts

  • As mandated by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), airports are to conduct full-scale tests of their Airport Emergency Plan (AEP) every three years. Such drills not only test the AEP, but also create a real-time practice environment for multi-agency, multi-jurisdictional...
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USO of Hampton Roads and Central Virginia Opens Center at Richmond International Airport

July 2, 2010

USO of Hampton Roads and Central Virginia Opens Center at Richmond International Airport

RICHMOND, Virginia (July 2, 2010) - Due to the current and planned significant increases in military population and the large number of military personnel being trained at the specialized schools operating at Fort Lee, there is a clear demand for USO...

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Delta Air Lines Launches New Nonstop Richmond-Minneapolis/St. Paul Flights

June 10, 2010

RICHMOND, Virginia (June 10, 2010) - Starting today, Delta Air Lines offers new nonstop service between Richmond (RIC) and its Minneapolis/St. Paul (MSP) hub. The once-daily flight is operated by Delta Connection carrier Compass Airlines on 76-seat Embraer 175 aircraft, which features First Class and Economy seating.

Delta's flight schedule...

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Airport Safety and the Feral Cat Population: Update

June 3, 2010

RICHMOND, Virginia (June 3, 2010) - Adoptive homes have been found for all ten of the feral cats that were turned over by Richmond International Airport to Henrico County Animal Control. County officials say that with the help of community groups, there was a significant response from area citizens who were interested in adopting the cats.

The...

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Airport Safety and the Feral Cat Population

May 19, 2010

RICHMOND, Virginia (May 19, 2010) - During the past several weeks, Richmond International Airport has been confronted with the problem of a rapidly growing and unmanaged feral cat population on airport property. Unfortunately, the feral cats have been found on the airfield, including runways and loading areas, and have been injured or killed on...

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Larger, Better-Located Center Will Serve Richmond Region Visitors

March 31, 2010

RICHMOND, Virginia (March 31, 2010) - The Richmond Metropolitan Convention and Visitors Bureau (RMCVB) is pleased to announce the opening of its relocated and revamped Visitor Center at Richmond International Airport (RIC). Now centrally located in the arriving baggage claim area, the new location offers better visibility of the Visitor Center...

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RMCVB Opens Expanded Richmond Region Visitor Center at Richmond International Airport

March 31, 2010

RICHMOND, Virginia (March 31, 2010) - The Richmond Metropolitan Convention and Visitors Bureau (RMCVB) is pleased to announce the opening of its relocated and revamped Visitor Center at Richmond International Airport (RIC). Now centrally located in the arriving baggage claim area, the new location offers better visibility of the Visitor Center...

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VMFA's "New Light & Rust: Michael Clark and Erling Sjovold" Opens at Richmond International Airport

February 16, 2010

RICHMOND, Virginia (February 16, 2010) - In this exhibition, Michael Clark (American, born 1965) and Erling Sjovold (American, born 1961) use their work to convey a sense of place - by underscoring the commonplace and by the use of memory and myth.

Sjovold sets out to describe his idea of place through the use of light and color, but the...

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TSA Guidance for Passengers Following Dec. 25 Incident

December 28, 2009

RICHMOND, Virginia (December 28, 2009) - On Dec. 25, 2009, an individual on board Northwest Airlines Flight 253 set off a device and was subdued by passengers and crew.

As a result of this incident, TSA has worked with airline and law enforcement authorities, as well as federal, state, local, and international partners to put additional...

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Cantor, Scott, Forbes to TSA: Pay Richmond Airport Back

December 17, 2009

RICHMOND, Virginia (December 17, 2009) - Congressmen Eric Cantor (VA-07), Robert C. "Bobby" Scott (VA-03), and J. Randy Forbes (VA-04), sent a letter yesterday to Gale D. Rossides, Acting Assistant Secretary, Transportation Security Administration, requesting reimbursement to the Capitol Region Airport Commission for the installation of the...

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VMFA's "Postcards from the Real" Opens October 23 at Richmond International Airport

October 23, 2009

RICHMOND, Virginia (October 23, 2009) - "Postcards from the Real," an exhibition of paintings by Virginia artist Josephine Haden, opens today at Richmond International Airport. The show will be on view through Feb. 15.

Haden lives in Arlington, Va., and was the winner of a 2009 VMFA Fellowship. Her paintings are included in public and private...

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Capital Region Airport Commission Reports July 2009 Passenger Traffic for Richmond International Airport, Favorable USDOT Fare Findings

August 25, 2009

Richmond International Airport, VA - August 25, 2009

News Facts:

  • At the monthly meeting of the Capital Region Airport Commission, Richmond International Airport (RIC) today released passenger traffic data for July 2009. Total passenger traffic decreased 1.8% versus the same month a year ago, with the airport reporting 308,984 passengers...
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"My Italy" Photographs by Norfolk's Glen McClure to be on View in VMFA Exhibit at Richmond International Airport

June 15, 2009

RICHMOND, Virginia (June 15, 2009) - Glen McClure's photography exhibition "My Italy" offers a personal interpretation of a country he has visited many times.

The exhibition of the Norfolk artist's images opens June 15, at Richmond International Airport and is on view through Oct. 13, in a continuation of a collaboration between the Virginia...

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Richmond International Airport and VMFA Partner for "Art at the Airport" Project

March 5, 2009

RICHMOND, Virginia (March 5, 2009) - An exhibition opening today of photographs made primarily in national parks and forests will inaugurate a collaboration between the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts and the Capital Regional Airport Commission.

Eight display cases in the baggage-claim area at Richmond International Airport are showcasing...

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RIC Reports Nearly 3.5 Million Travelers in 2008

January 27, 2009

Richmond International Airport, VA, January 27, 2009:  Richmond International Airport reports that 3,490,356 passengers utilized the airport in 2008, a 4 percent decrease from the calendar year record of 3,634,544 established in 2007.  Despite the decrease, the 2008 count represents the second-highest annual total in the airport's 80-year...

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Economic Impact Study

November 17, 2008

Richmond International Airport (RIC), the gateway to Virginia's Capital Region, plays a vital role in the Central Virginia regional economy. RIC and its tenants contribute annual sales of more than $800 million to the local economy based on the measurable benefits of airport operations, business efficiencies, visitor spending, and their...

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Richmond Lands New Air Service! JetBlue Begins Nonstop Service to Orlando, Florida

October 30, 2008

RICHMOND (October 30, 2008) - Customer-friendly JetBlue Airways this weekend expands its popular service from Richmond International Airport with the launch of the daily nonstop service to Orlando, Florida. JetBlue's first arrival from the "Vacation Capital of the World" is scheduled to touch down at RIC at 11:15 a.m. on Sunday, while the first...

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RIC Reports FY08 Passenger Traffic Up 4.6% to 3.63 Million

July 29, 2008

Richmond International Airport, VA., (July 29, 2008): Richmond International Airport (RIC) reports total passenger traffic for Fiscal Year 2008 (FY08) surpassed the previous record set last year as 3.63 million travelers used the airport during the July 2007 through June 2008 period, up 4.6 percent over FY07's 3.47 million.

"We continue to see...

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JetBlue Adds Richmond to Orlando Nonstop Service

July 14, 2008

RICHMOND, Virginia (July 14, 2008) - JetBlue Airways (Nasdaq: JBLU) today announces an expansion at Richmond International Airport with the addition of daily nonstop service to Orlando, Fla., beginning November 2. Fares for travel between the capital of Virginia and the "Vacation Capital of the World" - complete with unlimited free snacks, the...

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New Free Lot Offers Easy Terminal Access to Pick Up Arriving Guests, Reduces Curbside Congestion

April 22, 2008

Richmond International Airport, VA., (April 22, 2008): Picking up guests arriving at Richmond International Airport? Then the airport's new Cell Phone Waiting Lot may be just what you've been hoping for. The new 40-space lot is located just off Terminal Drive near the South parking garage, about one minute's drive from the terminal.

"Richmond...

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Skybus Ceases Operations Effective April 4, 2008

April 4, 2008

Richmond International Airport, VA, (April 4, 2008): Richmond International Airport has become aware this evening that Skybus Airlines, providing nonstop service between Richmond and Columbus, OH, since May 2007, will cease all operations as of Saturday, April 5, 2008. A statement on the airline's website at www.skybus.com reads as follows:
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JetBlue to Fly RIC-Ft. Lauderdale Year-Round

February 6, 2008

NEW YORK (February 6, 2008) - JetBlue Airways (Nasdaq: JBLU), the leading airline between the Northeast and Florida, will extend previously seasonal service on six Florida routes to year-round service effective immediately. Customers can now enjoy the convenience of nonstop flights in winter, summer, and every day in between on these six new...

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Air Canada Adds New U.S.-Canada Non-Stop Flights

January 25, 2008

Montreal, January 25, 2008 - Air Canada today announced it is further expanding its extensive transborder U.S. network with the introduction in May 2008 of four new non-stop routes between the United States and Canada: Washington National-Ottawa, Austin-Toronto, Richmond-Toronto and Chicago-Calgary. With the addition of these new non-stop...

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Air Canada Announces Richmond-Toronto Service Starting May 1st

January 25, 2008

Richmond International Airport, VA, January 25, 2008: Air Canada today announced plans to offer Toronto-Richmond twice daily, year-round non-stop service using a 37-seat, Jazz Dash 8 aircraft, starting May 1, 2008. It will be the only non-stop service between the two cities and the only international route out of Richmond. Flights will depart...

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Richmond International Airport Awards Advertising Contract to Departure Media

September 26, 2007

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (September 26, 2007) -Richmond International Airport (RIC) has awarded management of its advertising services contract to Departure Media, one of the top four airport advertising management firms in the United States.

Under a competitive process, Departure Media was selected to manage the airport's advertising program and was...

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RIC Reports Record 3.47 Million Travelers for Fiscal Year 2006-07 (FY07)

August 8, 2007

Richmond International Airport, VA, August 8, 2007: RIC Reports Record 3.47 Million Travelers for Fiscal Year 2006-07

Healthy regional economy, arrival of low-cost carriers AirTran and JetBlue fuel record traffic at RIC.

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Skybus Announces Richmond-Columbus Service Starting May 23, 2007

April 24, 2007

COLUMBUS, Ohio, April 24, 2007 – With $10 tickets* available on every flight, Skybus Airlines will take to the skies May 22 and, beginning May 23, offer daily nonstop service between Columbus, Ohio and Richmond.

Skybus also announced it will offer nonstop service from Columbus to the Boston, Los Angeles, San Francisco Bay and Seattle/Vancouver...

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TSA Revises Policy for Liquids, Gels and Aerosols at Checkpoints

September 26, 2006

Richmond International Airport, VA, September 26, 2006: Effective today, the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) adjusted its permitted/prohibited items list for carry on articles as follows:

No liquids, gels, and/or aerosols are permitted EXCEPT one clear transparent resealable 1 quart (1 liter) size plastic bag which may contain...

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RIC, Park 'N Go Reach Agreement

January 31, 2006

Richmond International Airport, VA, January 31, 2006: Today, the Capital Region Airport Commission, owner and operator of Richmond International Airport (RIC), and Park ‘N Go of Virginia, LLC, jointly announce that the parties have agreed to a gross revenue fee concession agreement phased in over an eight-year period, as follows:
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Air Travel Price Index Notes Falling Fares at RIC

October 26, 2005

The USDOT's Air Travel Price Index notes RIC's falling fares, among sharpest decreases in the US.

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Op/Ed: We're Building A Better Way To Fly

September 1, 2001

Richmond International Airport doesn't look the same these days. Our airport is undergoing the most comprehensive expansion in its history, an investment of more than $250 million over the next five years.

At this writing, the Capital Region Airport Commission is increasing parking spaces, improving terminal roadways, building ten new airline...

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Commission Thanks Air Service Development Partners

May 30, 2001

Richmond International Airport, VA, May 30, 2001: Commission Recognizes Air Service Partners
The Capital Region Airport Commission is never flying solo as it works to build a better way to fly, thanks to the tremendous support of organizations such as the Greater Richmond Chamber, the Greater Richmond Partnership, the Richmond Metro Convention...

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