The Eastern Iowa Airport (IATA: CID, ICAO: KCID) is a commercial airport operation on the territory of Cedar Rapids, Iowa, United States. The airport covers approximately 1.331 hectares and is located two miles west of Interstate 380.
The Cedar Rapids airport has two asphalt runways 2.622 meters and 1890 meters relatively. The runway 9/27 was closed for reconstruction on July 18, 2010, and was reopened later on September 23. Meanwhile, the temporary runways were built to replace the closed one. The operation of that runway (13/31) had lasted for only four weeks and was closed when the reconstruction of the runway 9/27 was finished.
History of Eastern Iowa Airport
The Eastern Iowa Airport (IATA: CID, ICAO: KCID) also known as Cedar Rapids Airport is the second commercial airport built in Cedar Rapids.
The first Cedar Rapids' airport, the Hunter Field, was established in the 1920s by Dan Hunter on Bowling Street. The airfield was serving pilot training, private charter flights, and airmail that was not available during the bad weather.
Cedar Rapids, Iowa is the second-largest city of the Iowa State and the administrative center of Linn County. The town is situated on both banks of the 544-kilometer long Cedar River.
The population of the city reached 126.326 people in 2010. Notably, Cedar Rapids is the part of the three-county Metropolitan Statistical Area. The overall population of the Metropolitan Area that consists of Cedar Rapids, Hiawatha, and Marion was 255.452 in 2008.
Several companies provide shuttle service to and from the Eastern Iowa Airport.
Express Limousine Services provides door-to-door services not only to and from Cedar Rapids Airport but to some other airports as well. The chauffeur will meet the passengers at the arrivals terminal and assist with the luggage. The fee for car rental shall be discussed with the operator directly.
The Eastern Iowa Airport is located in Cedar Rapids, the second-largest city in Iowa. The address of the airport is 2121 Arthur Collins Pkwy SW, Cedar Rapids, IA 52404, USA. That is on Wright Brothers Boulevard located in the south of the city. That is also about 2 miles away from the Interstate 380 Highway (I-380).