Offering flights across the United States, Albany International Airport is the major aviation hub for the Capital Region. It was established in 1908 on a former polo field and is the oldest municipal airport in the country, although it’s been recently redeveloped into a modern facility for the 21st century.
Learn about the Albany International Airport’s storied history, with names such as Charles Lindbergh, Amelia Earhart and Glenn Curtiss having flown here. Stop in at Departure, the airport’s impressive museum shop, where you can browse unique gifts and artworks from more than 60 regional museums.
Albany International Airport offers a diverse array of eateries, from grab-and-go sandwiches to sit-down meals and bars serving Hudson Valley wines. In addition to a range of retail stores and currency exchange counters, the airport is home to a business centre equipped with laptop stations.
Albany International Airport is around 15 minutes’ drive from the centre of Albany and is well serviced by public buses. Taxis are also available outside the terminal building and shuttle services connect it to major airports in New York, Connecticut and Massachusetts.