Iowa City Area Air Service
The Iowa City area has multiple domestic and international connections through direct flights available at two regional airports. Nearly one-third of the country's population is within an hour flight of our area.
Eastern Iowa Airport (CID)
The Eastern Iowa Airport ranks in the Top 10 of airports in the seven-state Midwestern region, based on number of passengers served, number of non-stop destinations and number daily flights. This ranking includes airports in major metropolitan areas including Chicago, Minneapolis/St. Paul and St. Louis.
The Eastern Iowa Airport is served by Allegiant Air, American Airlines, Delta/Northwest Air Lines, Frontier, and United/Continental Airlines. Nonstop commercial service is provided to 11 cities, including Atlanta, Chicago, Dallas/Fort Worth, Denver, Detroit, Las Vegas, Minneapolis, Orlando-Sanford, Phoenix-Mesa, St. Petersburg-Clearwater, and Houston.
The Eastern Iowa Airport is also a major air cargo hub, shipping approximately 20,000 tons of cargo annually.
Quad City International Airport (MLI)
The Quad City International Airport (QCIA) serves travelers throughout Eastern Iowa and Western Illinois. Allegiant, American, Delta and United fly nonstop to 10 hub, or connecting cities, including Atlanta, Chicago, Dallas/Ft. Worth, Denver, Detroit, Las Vegas, Minneapolis/St. Paul, Orlando Sanford, Phoenix/Mesa and St. Pete/Clearwater. The airport code is MLI.
Iowa City Municipal Airport
The Iowa City Municipal Airport provides general aviation services on two hard surface runways. Jet-Air is the fixed base operator. The airport offers a terminal building, two corporate hangar buildings, and five buildings with 60 individual hangars (T-hangars).