The main responsibility of the Air
Service Development Division is to promote and market Fort Wayne
International Airport to current and potential customers both within and
outside the community. The Air Service Development Division is available to
make presentations to any group who wishes to explore the advantages the
airport offers and the challenges that lay ahead.
The Air Service division also regularly holds community events to further promote FWA, including the Regional Air Service Luncheon,a "state of the industry" presentation from a nationally renowned air service expert.
In continuous operation since 1948, Fort
Wayne International Airport supports both commercial and private aircraft as
well as providing support for the 122nd Fighter Wing of the Air National Guard.
Thanks to the longest landing strip in the Midwest, FWA is capable of handling
even the largest aircraft reliably and with operational integrity. Fort Wayne
International Airport has been repeatedly recognized for its efforts in these
Known for convenient travel, FWA’s tagline is “ A whole new altitude.” FWA supports non-stop direct flights on
Allegiant, American, Delta, and United Airlines, providing service to Atlanta, Chicago, Dallas/ Fort Worth, Detroit, Minneapolis, Myrtle Beach, Orlando/Sanford, Fort Myers/Punta Gorda, Phoenix/Mesa, and Tampa/St. Pete.
The Friendliest Airport in the United
Often referred to as the “Friendliest
airport in the United States,” FWA volunteers and staff promote a welcoming
spirit by providing each arriving passenger a locally produced cookie that symbolizes their commitment to
friendliness and community. To date, FWA volunteers have handed out over one
million cookies. Opportunities are open to anyone who wishes to join FWA’s
enthusiastic group of volunteers by helping to welcome airline passengers
to Fort Wayne.
In addition to being nearby and
convenient for residents, the staff at FWA is committed to customer service
from departure to arrival. So from the moment you step into the airport, you’ll
experience the warm, friendly attitude that sets FWA apart. Situated on more
than 3,500 acres with multiple developmental opportunities, supported by United
States Customs and Foreign Trade Zone designation, FWA provides not only easy
access for the over 1.2 million people in the region, but for cargo and
logistics as well.
Althoug it is well
positioned to serve the current and future travel needs of the residents of
Northeast Indiana, NorthwestOhio, and Southern Michigan, FWA and Greater Fort Wayne Inc.'s Air Service Development
division continues to aggressively pursue opportunities that will add to its
menu of services and provide enhanced and expanded flight opportunities for the