Welcome to the Erie Regional Airport Authority’s Runway Improvement website. This website is your window into the evolution of Erie International Airport, Tom Ridge Field (ERI).
ERI serves the aviation needs of the region including Western Pennsylvania, Western New York State and Northeast Ohio. The Runway 6-24 Improvement Program is intended to complement the current facilities and accommodate future air transportation demands relating to the transitional economic growth of the region.
As you navigate through this website you will be able to see the progress made on construction; glimpse the challenges to extending a runway 1920 feet in a populated area and gain a better understanding of the importance of the Runway 6-24 Improvement Program.