South Bend International Airport Reports Increased Passengers in 2015

South Bend, IN. – South Bend International Airport (SBN) is pleased to report increased passenger numbers in 2015. Year-end reports show that enplanements grew 4.11% to 314,300. Enplanements are the aviation industry’s measure used to count the number of people getting on a commercial aircraft at the departure airport. Each carrier experienced growth at SBN.…
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Brock Zeeb as New Director of Administration And Finance

South Bend, IN. – Following a nationwide search, the St. Joseph County Airport Authority has selected Brock Zeeb to be the new director of administration and finance at South Bend International Airport (SBN). Zeeb steps into his new role on Thursday, January 28, 2016. Zeeb will report to SBN’s executive director, Mike Daigle. In this…
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Presentation of $6000 Collected from Bears in the Air Program

South Bend, IN. – In addition to 1266 newly purchased teddy bears, $6000 was collected from donors to South Bend International Airport’s (SBN) fourth annual Bears in the Air program to assist local veterans. On Friday, January 8, 2016, at 10:30 a.m. St. Joseph County Airport Authority Board President Abraham Marcus will present the check…
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Delivery of over 1200 Bears Collected from Bears in the Air Program

South Bend, IN. – More than 1200 newly purchased teddy bears have been collected at South Bend International Airport (SBN) as a result of the fourth annual Bears in the Air program. On Tuesday, December 22, 2015, SBN’s Executive Director Mike Daigle and SBN team members will present the bears to representatives from the pediatric…
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SBN Completes Geothermal Project and Receives Recognition

Earlier this year, South Bend International Airport (SBN) contracted with Griffen Plumbing and Heating, Inc. for the installation of a geothermal heating and air conditioning system in the terminal. This system replaced a traditional boiler system that was nearly 20 years old. Geothermal heat pump systems are used to provide heating and cooling energy for…
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Fourth Annual Bears in the Air Kickoff Party on Friday at SBN

South Bend, IN. – The fourth annual Bears in the Air kickoff party takes place at South Bend International Airport (SBN) on Friday, December 4, 2015 from 6:00 – 9:00 p.m. The event is open to the public. Admission is one newly purchased teddy bear or a $10 donation. A teddy bear will be delivered…
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First Bears to be Donated to SBN’s Bears in the Air Program

South Bend, IN. – The fourth annual Bears in the Air program lands at South Bend International Airport with South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg, St. Joseph County Airport Authority Board of Directors President Abe Marcus and retiring St. Joseph County Airport Authority Director of Administration and Finance Michael Guljas donating the first three bears to…
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Officials Take Part in International Facilities Construction Commencement Ceremony

South Bend, IN. – Local officials will use golden hammers and nails to celebrate the construction commencement of the Federal Inspection Station (FIS) and General Aviation Facility (GAF) at 10:00 a.m. on Thursday, November 12, 2015 at South Bend International Airport (SBN). The ceremony will take place inside the terminal just east of the Delta…
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St. Joseph County Airport Authority Welcomes South Shore Train with a Ribbon Cutting Ceremony Celebrating the Reopening of the Boarding Platform

South Bend, IN. – The completion of the South Shore Train boarding platform will be celebrated on Monday, October 5, 2015 with a ceremony including remarks from representatives of the St. Joseph County Airport Authority and Northern Indiana Commuter Transportation District (NICTD). When the South Shore Train #7 arrives at 12:08 p.m., the train itself…
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