Jul 13 2017 "That Carpet is Decidedly Chill" BY admin TAGS

What do you call a selfie of your feet — a footsie?

Never mind …

Feet selfies are a popular social media thing. But when people do it at this airport it usually has more to do with the carpet.

Yes, the terminal carpet has become a social media thing, but it hasn’t always been so …

 

 

Nov 26 2013 Just Google It! BY admin TAGS

 

Image of map

The folk at Google have made it a little bit easier to navigate our terminal building — take a look at this screen shot:

This screen shot is from an iPhone. It shows the floor plan of the terminal as viewed on Google Maps. It's part of Google's Indoor Map program.

Aug 16 2012 Listen to the Sound of FiFi BY admin TAGS

 

As many of you know the B-29 bomber nicknamed "FiFi" was in Springfield the past couple of days. It's a World War II vintage bomber and the last of its kind that still flies. We thought you might like to see some of our home video of the old warbird. While the plane certainly looks good, be sure to listen to the old beast. Hard to imagine that a machine of war can sound almost like an old farm tractor... And how about those squeaky brakes?

 

Not sure how many of you have a hankering to go to Dubai, but it just got a whole lot easier to get there from Springfield. Starting today, Emirates Airline flies direct from Dallas to the Middle East megalopolis. That means you can fly to Dallas, from Springfield, and then jump over to the Emirate flight. To put it another way, fly to Dubai with just one stop.

Sep 16 2011 Rare Bird Comes for Bears at SGF BY admin TAGS

 

We sent the Missouri State Football Bears on their way this morning to Eugene, Oregon. Tomorrow they'll play the Oregon Ducks at Eugene. The type of airplane taking them there is rare around here because the airlines rarely fly them to small air markets like Springfield. So take a good look at these photos of the Boeing 757-200. Go Bears!