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Quad City Airport Director Honored With National Distinguished Service Award

MOLINE, ILL. – Bruce E. Carter, A.A.E., Director of Aviation at Quad City International Airport, has been selected as the recipient of the American Association of Airport Executives (AAAE) Distinguished Service Award, presented to airport executives in recognition of career-long … Continue reading

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Quad Cities International Airport… A Quick Look Back In History

In 1910, a Rock River valley pasture known as “Franing Field” near Moline, Illinois, was selected for the first coast-to-coast flight by U.S. Army aircraft. Three men leased 30 acres in this pasture, and it officially became an airport. One … Continue reading

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