The Eastern Iowa Airport (IATA: CID, ICAO: KCID) is a commercial airport in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, in the United States. The airport serves Cedar Rapids, Iowa City, and other communities in eastern Iowa. It is located along Wright Brothers Boulevard on the southern edge of Cedar Rapids, about two miles (3.2 kilometers) west of Interstate 380.
THE EASTERN IOWA AIRPORT HISTORY
The Cedar Rapids Municipal Airport was completed with military funding in 1944 but was not officially dedicated until April 27, 1947. The Cedar Rapids Parks Department operated the airport until a new Airport Commission was established in 1945; Donald Hines, who led the effort to build the airport, was the commission’s director until he retired in 1973 (he died in 1975). Scheduled east-west passenger service from United Airlines began in 1947, and north-south passenger service from Ozark Airlines began in 1957. By 1969, the airport handled 31 commercial flights per day and recorded 353,000 passengers a year.
THE EASTERN IOWA AIRPORT LOCATION
The Eastern Iowa Airport (IATA: CID, ICAO: KCID) is a commercial airport in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, in the United States.
THE EASTERN IOWA AIRPORT FACTS
Elevation: 869 ft.
Runway length available: 09/27 8601×150 ft. :: 13/31 6200×150 ft.