Abraham Lincoln Capital Airport

 

1200 Capital Airport (Cross Street: J. David Jones Pkwy.)
(217) 788-9200
www.flySPI.com

Located just minutes from downtown, Capital Airport is a small, convenient terminal that continues to upgrade its facilities. Daily nonstop jet service to Chicago O'Hare, a one hour flight, is available from American Eagle and United Express. Direct Air also connects SPI to the warm weather destinations of Punta Gorda/Ft. Myers, FL and Myrtle Beach, SC. Parking is free, as is wireless Internet service in most terminal areas. At the Passenger Service Center and Gift Shop, travelers can make airline reservations and purchase tickets, request business services and pick up local tourism information. For departures, use Door B or C; for arrivals, Door D.

Parking/Loading Zone

  • Accessible loading zone
  • Private parking lot—designated accessible spaces
  • Note: Free parking at airport

Ground Transportation

  • Rental Car Agencies—Door D
    • Avis, (800) 831-2847, (217) 522-7728
    • Budget, (800) 527-0700, (217) 523-9215
    • Hertz, (800) 654-3131, (217) 525-8820
  • Accessible Van Transportation
    • Joyful Transport, (217) 381-9422
    • R Squared Transport, (217) 525-9069
  • Complimentary Hotel Shuttles

Features for People with Service Animals

  • Natural surface/grassy dog relief area
    • Location—opposite drop-off area

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Features for People with Hearing Loss

  • Captioning of airport TVs
  • Visual indicators in elevator—to executive offices
  • Strobe fire alarms in public areas and restrooms
    • Newer airside restrooms only
  • Public phone with volume control
  • TTY public phone
    • Location(s)—Gate 2 and Door D
    • TTY for hotel courtesy phone—Door D

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Features for People with Vision Loss

  • Escort to and from gate—on request from airline
  • Elevator has audible indicators—to executive offices
  • Tactile Signage—elevator controls, hoistways, restrooms
  • Interior Signage—large print, high contrast, non-glare
  • Height clearance at least 80
  • No undetectable protruding objects in path of travel

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Accessible Entrance

  • Level entry
  • Door has at least 32" clearance
  • Threshold less than 1/2" beveled
  • 2 doors in series—adequate space between
  • Automatic doors

Assistive Equipment for People with Physical Disabilities

  • Wheelchairs
  • Boarding chairs
  • Ramp for remote boarding
    • Used when all jetways are occupied
  • Automatic External Defibrillator—Door B
  • Note: All wheelchair assistance provided by airlines

Interior Access

  • Corridor/path of travel at least 36" wide
  • Ramps provide access to one or more areas
    • Jetways to planes
  • Smoking area near Door C

Elevator

  • Door clearance at least 36"
  • Car size at least 54" x 80" with centered door or 54" x 68" with side door
  • Elevator controls 54" or less
  • Note: Elevator to Airport Executive Offices

Accessible Facilities/Amenities

  • Information Counter—36" max.
    • Passenger Service Center
    • Located between Doors B and C
    • Open Mon-Fri, 8am-4:30pm
  • Brochure rack
  • Seating
    • Chairs without arms
  • Gift Shop—In Passenger Service Center
  • Public Phone—54" max. to top control for side approach
  • Courtesy Phone—Door D
  • Drinking Fountain—Door C
  • Vending Machines
  • Sky Club
    • Locations inside and outside security
    • Security code panel on entry doors is high
  • Note: Airline and Rental Car counters, except Hertz, are 49" high. ATM is not wheelchair accessible.

Accessible Cafe/ Snack Bar

  • Subway—Door B
  • Counter service only
    • Staff will assist
  • Accessible tables
  • Note: Cashier counter 39" high

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Accessible Public Restroom

  • Men's and Women's
  • Location
    • Near Gate 3
  • Access symbol identifies facility
  • Entry door at least 32" clearance
  • Threshold less than 1/2" beveled
  • Space in restroom to maneuver-5' by 5' or T-shaped space to turn
  • Wheelchair stall 60" by 58"/60" minimum
  • Stall door at least 32" clearance
  • Stall door swings out
  • Grab bar behind and alongside toilet
  • Lateral transfer space at least 30" wide
  • Toilet height 17" to 19"
  • Roll under sink with knee clearance at least 27" high and 30" wide
  • Insulated sink pipes
  • Mirror 40" or less from floor or tilted
  • Towels/soap/vending within reach—48" or less from floor
  • Faucet controls automatic or lever type
  • Latch operable with closed fist
  • Easy grasp/lever handle or none
  • Note: Restrooms near Doors B and D lack side grab bar. Airport has no family/single use restroom.

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