May 2016

BREAKING: American Airlines to add larger CRJ-900 planes to Charlotte beginning June 1st.
Airfield Construction
Upgrades Begin May 7th

Crews will begin work on an airfield construction project that will require rolling closures of the runways which could result in flight pattern changes.  The project will reconfigure taxiway locations to improve airfield safety.​  The construction work is expected to continue through the summer, however minimal runway closures are anticipated.
Delta Cuts Ticketing Fee

Delta Air Lines will no longer charge a fee for customers who purchase their tickets over the phone through Reservation Sales or in person at airports.

Delta previously charged a fee of $25 per ticket when purchased over the phone through Reservation Sales and $35 per ticket when purchased at airports and other ticket office locations. Read more...
Airport Lost & Found

If you lose an item, here are a few ways to track it down: 

1.  Stop at the Airport Administration office on the second floor between gates 8 and gate 9. Airport Administration hours are Monday through Friday 8:00 a.m. to 4:15 p.m. 

2.  If you have already left the airport, call the airport lost and found hotline (608-661-4809) and leave a message including your full name, phone number, and a description of the item.

3.  If you left an item at the TSA checkpoint, call 608-395-6015.
4.  If an item was left on a plane, contact that airline.
Lost and found is not for baggage incidents.  To file a claim for baggage or a lost or damaged bag, go directly to your airline's website.
National Travel & Tourism Week

May 1-7, 2016 is National Travel & Tourism Week.  The Greater Madison Convention & Visitors Bureau (GMCVB) and Madison Area Sports Commission (MASC) are celebrating in a big way -- because tourism is big business for the Greater Madison community.

Every year, travelers who visit Dane County for business, leisure, convention, and sporting events contribute more than $2.0 billion in total business spending, which supports more than 20,000 full-time equivalent jobs in Dane County.

We're offering sweet treats to travelers throughout the week, so simply stop by the Visitor Information desk near the baggage claim area to join the celebration.  For details on all there is to see and do in Madison, check out 
Make Music Madison - June 21

Celebrate the Summer Solstice with Make Music Madison (MMM). MMM is a one-day citywide, free, musical experience held on June 21. Music lovers will generate a continuous wall of music to be enjoyed by everyone simultaneously throughout the city.  The festival will include performances at the airport, featuring a variety of genres including Bluegrass, Irish, Folk, and Barbershop. Airport performances are scheduled throughout the day beginning at 9:00 a.m.

Badger Honor Flights Scheduled

On April 30 and May 21, a chartered plane with more than 90 World War II and Korean War veterans will depart for Washington, D.C.  This VIP group will have a special tour of the war memorials and D.C. monuments.  The Badger Honor Flight, part of a nationwide nonprofit organization, provides this life-changing memory at no cost to the veteran.  For more information, visit:
4000 International Lane  Madison, WI  53704
Phone: 608-246-3380