Category: News & Events

NIFA gets set to land in Terre Haute

The 2018 edition of the National Intercollegiate Flying Association’s SAFECON event is approaching. This year’s national event will be hosted at Terre Haute Regional Airport. ABC WAWV filed this report in advance of the competition. SAFECON 2018 – College Pilots Ready For Takeoff [WAWV Indiana]

Fly-in Cafe at Terre Haute Regional Airport

Jan 1 – The airport is a destination. Walk into the THRA terminal on a typical day and you’ll feel the energy. Glance up and you’ll see planes criss-cross the tarmac and fill the airspace above. Each corner of the property hums with activity, whether it’s a collegiate flight program, business or military installation. On […]

Terre Haute Regional Airport Wins 2017 Indiana Airport of the Year

Terre Haute Regional Airport was recognized as “Airport of the Year” by the Aviation Association of Indiana. Aviation Indiana gave the award to the Terre Haute Regional Airport October 11th at the association’s annual conference in Michigan City. The competition rates airports on economic development, aviation education, aesthetics and environmental improvements. Local coverage: Tribune Star, Inside Indiana […]

Terre Haute Air Show is Coming Back – Coverage

The Terre Haute Air Show is coming back. Coverage of the recent announcement and the official site are below. WTHI-TV  WTWO The Tribune Star The official air show site and :30 second intro video can be found here: https://www.thairshow18.com/ https://videos.hibustudio.com/2017/terre-haute-air-show-jjmkd8zzw-a217e9.mp4

Main Terminal Ribbon Cutting

June saw an unveiling of the renovated Main Terminal at Terre Haute Regional Airport. Mayor Duke Bennett, airport leadership, airport board members and the public attended the event which highlighted the important role of the airport in the local economy. Press from the event can be found below: http://www.mywabashvalley.com/news/changes-at-terre-haute-airport/379914075 http://www.tribstar.com/news/local_news/airport-unveils-work-to-stand-up-stand-out/article_2e3a960b-71f0-5dc2-ae9e-98dd71136f16.html

Aviation Indiana Holds Quarterly Meeting at THRA

Visiting members, a mix of enthusiasts, engineers, pilots and municipal airport staff, were treated to breakfast-hour social time and a tour of the Indiana State Flight Academy. Terre Haute Chamber President, David Haines gave a few remarks of welcome, followed by an address from THRA Executive Director, Jeff Hauser. Mr. Haines stressed the importance of [...]

The Shortest Pilot in the Navy

Indiana native, Jim Graham, came to Terre Haute to speak to the crowd at the Aviation Indiana quarterly meeting. A sparkling storyteller, Mr. Graham self-deprecatingly refers to himself as the “Shortest Pilot in the Navy” – both as a way of introduction and as a hint at one of his best stories. His talk and [...]