Albany International Airport

Albany, US


Getting around the airport


  • Albany International Airport is seven miles northwest of Albany in upstate New York. The airport has a Main Terminal and three concourses, A, B, and C.
  • The Main Terminal has three levels, with
    • Level 1 including check-in (right), baggage claim (left), car hire, and taxis. Escalators lead up to
    • Level 2 with a landside waiting area, cash point, and the security checkpoints that lead to the airside Central Atrium with concessions, retail, and gate access.
    • Level 3 has offices, an art gallery, conference room, and a public observation deck.
  • Concourse A is to the left after security check and two levels, with gates A1, A1a, and A2 on the lower level. 
    Concourse B is straight ahead after security and has gates on two levels. The lower level to gates B2 and B4 are reached by escalators. 
    Concourse C is after security check to the right with gates C1-3.
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Getting into the city

Taxi or Buses


Travelers arrivng at Albany International Airport are served by Capitaland Taxi. The Capitaland Taxi stand is located across from the commercial lane. The company offers late-model, smoke-free, clean vans with uniformed drivers. All cabs are equipped with credit cards readers. 


The Albany Airport offers its passengers local, regional and long-distance bus service including shuttle service to JFK, LaGuardia and Newark Airports. 

Capital District Transportation provides service to and from the Albany International Airport.

Adirondack Trailways offers direct or connecting service to the following cities: Albany, Boston, Buffalo, Canton, Clifton Park, Glens Falls, Kenne Valley, Montreal. Tickets may be purchased at the information desk. 

Vermont Translines serves Albany Airport with daily arrivals and departures from popular Vermont destinations including such cities as Manchester, Bennington and Burlington. 

Premiere Transportation offers daily bus services between Albany International Airport and three New York City area Airports: JFK, LaGuardia and Newark.

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Business meetings

Meeting rooms

The Business Center, located on the terminal's second level concourse-c offers three conference rooms that are available to business, individuals or community groups. The fees for using the business center conference rooms are as follows: 

  • Large Room: USD 50 per hour
  • Medium Room: USD 35 per hour
  • Small Room: USD 25 per hour
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Military room

For traveling military personnel

The Capitan John J. McKenna, IV Military Courtesy Room provides a place for traveling military personnel to rest and recreate as they await their flights and to assist them with any difficulties in their travels. The initial concept for a Military Courtesy Room was presented to the Airport Authority by Mr. John McKenna whose son, Captain John McKenna, IV, was killed in 2006 while serving in action with the US Marine Corps.

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Car rental

Lowest Price Guaranteed

You will find the following car hire companbies in the baggage claim area: Avis, Budget, Enterprise, Hertz.

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Where to eat

Food and Drinks

  • Brioche Doree, concourse C
  • Dunkin Donuts, before security
  • Green Leaf's, food court
  • Hudson Valley Wine Bar, concourse B
  • McDonalds's, food court
  • Saranac Street Pub, concourse A
  • Silks Saratoga Bistro, food court
  • Starbucks, food court
  • Villa Fresh Italian Kitchen, food court
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