Category: News & Events

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:

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:

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 [...]

Aviation Legislation Pending in Indiana

Aviation Action in the Indiana House and Senate Of potential interest to our readers are a handful of proposals first read in early January and now moving through to committees in the upcoming legislative sessions in Indianapolis. House Bill 1165, House Bill 1280 and Senate Bill 299 deserve attention from regional airports and connected stakeholders. […]

Regulations in Place, Commercial Drone Growth Set to Soar

Analysts see trend toward massive growth fueled by multiple industries. New regulations have made a significant impact on drone usage in the US. The specter of forthcoming rules had put a mild damper on enthusiasm for commercial use. Now that regulations are in place, business and consumers are able to act. And they are. Unmanned activity […]

Year In Review

Terre Haute Regional Airport Renews Commitment to Region Terre Haute Regional Airport will look back on 2016 with fondness. Yes, that’s right – in case you missed it – the new name of Terre Haute’s Airport is Terre Haute Regional Airport. That new name reflects a renewed focus, investment and commitment to the Wabash Valley [...]

Airport Terminology Explained

Reader, you are cleared for takeoff Airport Terminology – beyond what you hear in a movie.  “You can be my wingman anytime.” This is a quote you might hear in a 30-year old movie about some cocky fictional flyboys. You might not hear this around a regional airport, but spend enough time on our website […]