|Airport Code||ALB||Elevation||285 ft|
|Address||Airport Terminal Road||Distance From Nearest City||Albany mi|
|City||Albany||Latitude / Longitude||42.745277 / -73.809911|
|State||New York||Scheduled Annual Operations||24,756|
|Owner||Albany County Arpt Auth||2009 Enplanements|
|Phone Number||(518) 242-2222||Increase or Decrease|
Albany International Airport is the airport that serves New York State’s capital city. As well as New York, it also serves the west of New England. It is located in an attractive area of the state, and is close by to the Adirondack State Park. Lots of major airlines fly into and out of Albany Airport. This includes both domestic and international carriers, with flights going elsewhere in the United States as well as to Canada and beyond.
Lots of people choose to drive to Albany International Airport and choose to park their cars with one of the facilities serving the airport, so if you are thinking of doing this then it certainly pays to know what services are available. There are options available for on-site parking and off-site parking for ALB. If you want to park at the airport, then there are several options. If you are picking up a passenger from the airport, then you can wait in the short term parking lot for free (for thirty minutes, after which charges will apply). You also have the choice of economy parking, hourly parking or long term parking and can reach the terminal from the parking lots by following the relevant walkway. Alternatively, you could choose to park at an off-site ALB parking lot. These are operated by independent vendors and can often save you a substantial amount on the cost of your parking. You will also benefit from an airport shuttle to take you direct to the terminal from the parking lot, and can reserve your space online before you are due to fly.
It’s also worth knowing a little bit about what transport options are available at the airport to take you to and from your destination. There is a range of rental car services available at the airport for people looking to rent a vehicle. You can find the services in the baggage area and the vehicles are located in the parking garage. You could also choose to hire a taxi or a limo, or use on of the buses that serve the Adirondack region, depending on where you want to go and your preferred method of transportation. There are also several airport shuttle services for Albany International Airport. For example, several hotels that serve the airport also offer airport shuttles to take passengers from the hotel to the airport and back again. You could also choose an independent airport shuttle service, such as a shared-ride shuttle, which offers options for pick-ups from your home, hotel and office. You could also hire a private van if you are traveling with a large party.
If you are planning on staying overnight either before or after your flight from ALB then there are several hotel options in the area that you could make use of. There are currently around 15 hotels near Albany Airport and they offer a range of facilities and services, which means you’re sure to find a suitable option whether you’re traveling for business or pleasure. Also, about half of those hotels near Albany Airport offer their own airport shuttles. Alternatively, you could use an independent airport shuttle service.
There is one main passenger terminal at Albany International Airport. This incorporates three concourses, known as Concourses A, B and C. The terminal was completed in 1998 and can deal with around 1.5million enplanements every year. There is a good range of services available in the passenger terminal, including restaurants and retail outlets. There is also a Business Center, which is sure to be useful for anyone looking to catch up on work at the airport. This features workstations, conference rooms and more. There is also a currency exchange and a museum shop in the terminal. An Albany Airport terminal map is opposite.
Albany International Airport has a good range of services considering its size, notably the impressive range of airport hotels and airport shuttle services serving the airport. It also has good on-site and off-site airport parking options, so passengers are sure to find that the airport meets their needs.