Waterloo Airport Seeks Your Input
The City of Waterloo, the Greater Cedar Valley Alliance & Chamber, and the Waterloo Regional Airport are seeking public input and comment in the selection of an air service provider.
Proposals from two airlines are being reviewed to serve the Waterloo Regional Airport for a two-year term beginning May 1, 2018. All interested parties are encouraged to provide input at public meetings being held throughout the area, as follows:
- Tuesday, November 14, 2017 from 3:00 – 5:00 P.M., The Bremer Room, Waverly Public Library
- Tuesday, November 14, 2017 at 6:00 P.M. Schoitz Room No: 2, at the Waterloo Center for the Arts
- Wednesday, November 15, 2017 at 6:00 P.M., Schoitz Room, at the Waterloo Center for the Arts
- Thursday, November 16, 2017 from 3:00 – 5:00 P.M., Second Floor Meeting Room, Cedar Falls Public Library
- Thursday, November 16th, 2017 at 6:00 P.M., Schoitz Room, at the Waterloo Center for the Arts
Those who cannot attend should send comments to Airport Director, Keith Kaspari at: Keith.Kaspari@waterloo-ia.org
A recommendation of the community will be forwarded to the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Office of Aviation Analysis no later than Monday, November 20th, via the Office of Mayor Quentin Hart.
“With air service proposals received by both American Airlines and United Airlines, our goal is to receive and collect as much public comment as possible in order to provide a recommendation that will best serve the air service needs of Waterloo, Black Hawk County, and the Airport’s 14-County passenger catchment area not just in the Cedar Valley Region, but all of Northeast Iowa.” - Keith Kaspari, Airport Director at Waterloo Regional Airport
“The Waterloo Regional Airport provides that critical link for business travelers, and it is critical that Waterloo continues to stress the need to retain, improve and expand air service offerings for Cedar Valley area passengers.” - Steve Dust, Chief Executive Officer of the Greater Cedar Valley Alliance and Chamber
“Waterloo Regional Airport is the front door to not just the Waterloo-Cedar Falls communities, but also the front door to air travel for area passengers located throughout the Cedar Valley and all of Northeast Iowa. The ability to have a reliable air service partner is critical to moving Waterloo and other Cedar Valley communities and businesses forward.” - Quentin Hart, Mayor for the City of Waterloo