Business Opportunities

Opportunities for Businesses at Waterloo Regional Airport in Waterloo, Iowa

Located on the north end of Waterloo, Iowa, Waterloo Regional Airport serves the Waterloo-Cedar Falls metro area and 14-county Cedar Valley Region as a convenient alternative to larger regional and hub airports. We provide twice-daily American Airlines service to Chicago O’Hare International Airport (ORD), where passengers can access the Windy City or connect to countless international and domestic flights to reach their final destination. We’re proud to partner with local and national businesses alike to provide exposure to airport patrons and help them attract a new clientele.

Why Partner with Waterloo Regional Airport?

As a public-use airport open 24/7 and 365 days per year, Waterloo Regional Airport sits just about 6.3 miles northwest of the central business district of Waterloo. Comprising roughly 2,600 acres, the airport sees approximately 20,000 air traffic operations (ATOs) per year and is home to roughly 75 based aircraft. For your organization, this means endless opportunities to expand your existing clientele, develop new business, and forge additional partnerships, with many passengers residing in the Waterloo-Cedar Falls metro area and Cedar Valley Region, including the following counties:

  • Black Hawk
  • Bremer
  • Buchanan
  • Butler
  • Chickasaw
  • Fayette
  • Grundy
  • Floyd
  • Franklin
  • Hardin
  • Tama

Available Business Opportunities

The airport’s modern, clean passenger terminal building features two gates, a passenger boarding bridge, space for a restaurant and lounge concessionaire, and spacious aircraft storage hangars, measuring over 40,000 sq-ft. These areas contain an abundance of potential for businesses looking to gain exposure to the tens of thousands of travelers that pass through Waterloo Regional Airport. Speak with a representative from the airport’s team about the following opportunities and more:


From in-terminal signage to car rental concession opportunities, Waterloo Regional Airport offers a host of advertising options for your business. Speak with a member of the Airport Staff for specific details and pricing information.

Project Bids and Specifications

Want to be a part of the future of Waterloo Regional Airport? Though the annual operating budget is roughly $1.15 million, we have an aggressive Airport Capital Improvement Plan (ACIP) in place that will take nearly five years on a budget of about $10 million. These funds are focused on the reconstruction and restoration of priority airfield pavement areas, though businesses are welcome to submit a project bid as well. Speak with the AirPort Staff directly to learn more about the project bidding process and requirements

Learn More about Doing Business with Waterloo Regional Airport

By partnering with Waterloo Regional Airport, your business can enhance its brand image, become exposed to prospective clients or patrons, and begin a meaningful relationship with the Airport Staff, which is always there to support your needs. The airport’s business opportunities are among the most effective strategies for promoting your business to the residents of Waterloo-Cedar Falls, the Cedar Valley Region, and other areas of Iowa. For more information about advertising, project bids, or other opportunities available at Waterloo Regional Airport, contact us today.

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