Albany International Airport (ALB) is a public airport that is located 7 miles northwest of the City of Albany in New York. This facility is owned and operated by the Albany County Airport Authority. In one year it is estimated to provide over 2,300,000 passengers with more than 150,000 flights to and from the city. The airport is separated into four Concourses which help to provide more efficient travel services for hundreds of passengers each day.
Albany itself is the state capital of New York, famous for the Hudson River and the Empire State Plaza.
Airlines and Destinations
There are several major US-based airlines that provide flights through Albany International Airport. These airlines include Cape Air, Delta Air Lines, Delta Connection, JetBlue Airways, Southwest Airlines, United Airlines, United Express, US Airways and US Airways Express. These airlines offer flights to various destinations all throughout the United States including Boston, Fort Lauderdale, Baltimore, Chicago, Charlotte, Philadelphia, Washington and Tampa.
The top destination for Albany International is Baltimore, MD followed by Charlotte, NC and Atlanta, GA.
Ground Transportation Options for Passengers
If you fly to Albany International Airport (ALB), you will need to have reliable ground transportation during your stay. Albany International has access to New York State Route 7 as well as I-87. The airport is served by several local taxi, limousine, and car rental companies.