Reporters at Rochester International Airport (RST) covering news.

Rochester International Airport Announces Call for Artists

November 6, 2023

Rochester International Airport (RST) in partnership with Greater Rochester Arts and Cultural Trust is launching a call for artists and accepting submissions for consideration in the Arts Elevated program showcasing local and regional artists within the main terminal. Artists can submit works of art using CaFE for consideration between November 6 and December 3. Selected…

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Rochester International Awarded $22M in Airport Improvement Grants

November 1, 2023

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Aviation Administration recently awarded two grants to Rochester International Airport’s Runway Safety Project 2/20 totaling $22,438,732. This critical investment in our airport’s infrastructure allows RST to continue Phase IV and develop design plans earlier than anticipated for Phase V through VII. About Project 2/20 Runway Safety Project 2/20 is…

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Sun Country Airlines Connects Rochester To Msp At No Additional Cost To Customers Through Landline Motorcoach Service

September 22, 2023

MINNEAPOLIS, September 22, 2023 – Sun Country Airlines (NASDAQ: SNCY) is offering its “Rochester to MSP for No Fee” promotion aboard Landline motorcoach service for trips booked to and from Rochester International Airport (RST) to any of Sun Country’s 90+ destinations, connecting through Minneapolis/St. Paul International Airport (MSP). Sun Country is waiving the fee on…

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Girl giving the thumbs up with pilot on take off.

Rochester International Airport to Host Young Eagles Rally

September 7, 2023

Rochester International Airport (RST) in partnership with the Experimental Aircraft Association (EAA) Southeast Minnesota Chapter 100 will host a Young Eagles Rally for ages 8-17 on Saturday, September 16 from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. offering education and free flights to inspire the next generation into aviation. “Inspiring interest in aviation is the purpose of…

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Delta Service Counter at RST

Rochester International Airport (RST) to announce Delta Air Lines’ restoration of a third daily flight to and from Minneapolis Saint Paul Airport (MSP)

July 10, 2023

Rochester International Airport (RST) is ecstatic to announce Delta Air Lines’ restoration of a third daily flight to and from Minneapolis-Saint Paul Airport (MSP).  When coupled with the two existing Delta flights to MSP, this daily air service will offer passengers additional options and ease of travel, resulting in decreased layover times and increased connecting…

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Three pieces of art displayed behind two chairs at Rochester International Airport.

Rochester International Airport Opens Third Arts Elevated Exhibit

May 24, 2023

May 23, 2023 - Rochester  International Airport (RST), in partnership with the Greater Rochester Arts and Cultural Trust, celebrates the opening of the third Arts Elevated exhibit. The program showcases local and regional artists to create a sense of place and enhance the airport experience for passengers. The exhibit displays 39 pieces of art valued…

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Rochester International Airport Hires New Finance and Administration Manager

December 13, 2022

(Rochester, MN) December 12, 2022 — Jason Stini, CPA, has joined the Rochester International Airport (RST) as manager of finance and administration. In his new role, Stini is responsible for business operations and financial activities for RST, including overseeing accounting, budgetary, payroll/benefit and capital improvement programs. “Jason comes to us with solid financial experience in…

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Rochester International Airport Executive Director John Reed

Rochester International Airport Executive Director Named President of Great Lakes Chapter American Association of Airport Executives

October 31, 2022

Rochester, MN—October 28, 2022—John C. Reed, A.A.E, Executive Director of Rochester International Airport, was named president of the Great Lakes Chapter of the American Association of Airport Executives (AAAE) for a one-year term, from 2022-2023. “It’s an honor to serve as the Great Lakes Chapter President,” said Reed. “I have been a proud member since 2002 and actively…

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Airline worker and aircraft

Rochester International Airport Receives $850,000 Federal Grant to Recruit New Air Service

August 3, 2022

Rochester, MN (August 3, 2022) — Rochester International Airport (RST) has been awarded a Small Community Air Service Development Program (SCASDP) grant from the Department of Transportation. The $850,000 grant will be used to recruit new nonstop service to a western hub from RST. “We are thrilled with the news of this important award and…

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Rochester International Airport Announces Tailwind Concessions Ribbon Cutting & Grand Opening Celebration

July 15, 2022

Rochester, MN July 15, 2022 — Passengers at Rochester International Airport can now enjoy an enhanced customer experience with convenient and delicious new food, beverage, and gift shop in partnership with Tailwind Concessions. RST will host a ribbon cutting and grand opening celebration on Wednesday, July 20 at 12:00 p.m. to officially welcome the organization…

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