About Boise Airport
Boise Airport (airport code: BOI), also known as Boise Air Terminal or Gowen Field, is a joint civil-military, commercial and general aviation airport located 3 miles south of downtown Boise, Idaho. In addition to being a commercial and general aviation airport, Boise also sees usage by the Idaho Air National Guard on the Gowen Field Air National Guard Base portion of the airport.
Boise Airport Facts
- In 1926, the first municipal airport in Boise was built on gravel where the Boise State University campus now stands.
- Boise played host to Charles Lindbergh's Spirit of St. Louis on September 4, 1927.
- By 1938, Boise had the longest runway in the United States at that time.
- The field was named Gowen Field on July 23, 1941, after 1st Lt. Paul R. Gowen (1909–1938).
- Between 2003 and 2005, the Boise Airport was remodeled.
- The Boise Airport was ranked fourth in passenger satisfaction by the J.D. Power and Associates 2004.
Boise Airport Top Destinations
- (DEN) Denver Ft. Worth, Southwest, United
- (SEA) Seattle-Seatac, Alaska
- (SLC) Salt Lake City, Delta
- (PDX) Portland, AirTran, Alaska, Southwest
- (PHX) Phoenix, Delta, Southwest, US Airways
- (MSP) Minneapolis St. Paul,Delta
- (SFO) San Francisco, United
- (LAS) Las Vegas, Southwest
- (OAK) Oakland, Southwest, Southwest
- (ORD) Chicago O'Hare, United