Nestled 3 miles south of the central business district of Moline, in Rock Island County, Illinois, Quad City International Airport is a public-use airport and the third busiest one in the state. The airport is operated and owned by the Metropolitan Airport Authority of Rock Island County. Covering an area of about 2,021 acres, Quad City International Airport features three concrete and asphalt paved runways, as well as a great variety of other facilities.
There are 85 aircraft based on the field of Quad City International Airport, such as multiple-engine airplanes, jet airplanes, helicopters, and single-engine airplanes. The major aircraft operations Quad City International Airport provides are local general aviation, commercial, air taxi, military, and transient general aviation.