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ALB Airport Information:

IATA / ICAO Codes: ALB / KALB
Airport Name: Albany International Airport
Location: Albany, New York, United States
GPS Coordinates: 42°44'57"N by 73°48'6"W
Area Served: Albany, New York
Operator/Owner: Albany County
Airport Type: Public
Elevation: 285 feet (87 meters)
# of Runways: 2
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Facts about Albany International Airport (ALB):

  • Because of Albany International Airport's relatively low elevation of 285 feet, planes can take off or land at Albany International Airport at a lower air speed than at airports located at a higher elevation. This is because the air density is higher closer to sea level than it would otherwise be at higher elevations.
  • Mayor John Boyd Thacher II once said "a city without the foresight to build an airport for the new traffic may soon be left behind in the race for competition".
  • Albany International Airport (ALB) has 2 runways.
  • The furthest airport from Albany International Airport (ALB) is Margaret River Airport (MGV), which is located 11,661 miles (18,766 kilometers) away in Margaret River, Western Australia, Australia.
  • The February 1947 C&GS chart shows three 3500-ft runways aimed 12, 98 and 133 degrees magnetic.
  • Albany International Airport handled 2,531,323 passengers last year.
  • It is an Airport of Entry in the town of Colonie.
  • The closest airport to Albany International Airport (ALB) is Schenectady County Airport (SCH), which is located only 10 miles (15 kilometers) NW of ALB.
  • At the time of US Airline Deregulation in 1978, most of Albany's service was provided by two "trunk carriers" and one "local service carrier".

Map of Nearest Airports from Albany International Airport:

List of Nearest Airports from Albany International Airport:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
19.61 miles (15.47 km) NWSchenectady County Airport (SCH)Schenectady, New York, United StatesView Schenectady County Airport on a map View satellite image of Schenectady County Airport Set SCH as destination Airport Get more information about Schenectady County Airport
231.97 miles (51.45 km) SColumbia County Airport (HCC)Hudson, New York, United StatesView Columbia County Airport on a map View satellite image of Columbia County Airport Set HCC as destination Airport Get more information about Columbia County Airport
334.15 miles (54.97 km) SEPittsfield Municipal Airport (PSF)Pittsfield, Massachusetts, United StatesView Pittsfield Municipal Airport on a map View satellite image of Pittsfield Municipal Airport Set PSF as destination Airport Get more information about Pittsfield Municipal Airport
442.03 miles (67.64 km) NNEFloyd Bennett Memorial Airport (GFL)Glens Falls, New York, United StatesView Floyd Bennett Memorial Airport on a map View satellite image of Floyd Bennett Memorial Airport Set GFL as destination Airport Get more information about Floyd Bennett Memorial Airport
544.01 miles (70.82 km) SSEWalter J. Koladza Airport (GBR)Great Barrington, Massachusetts, United StatesView Walter J. Koladza Airport on a map View satellite image of Walter J. Koladza Airport Set GBR as destination Airport Get more information about Walter J. Koladza Airport
653.78 miles (86.54 km) NNEGranville Airport (GFR)Granville, FranceView Granville Airport on a map View satellite image of Granville Airport Set GFR as destination Airport Get more information about Granville Airport
755.93 miles (90.01 km) WCooperstown-Westville Airport (COP)Cooperstown, New York, United StatesView Cooperstown-Westville Airport on a map View satellite image of Cooperstown-Westville Airport Set COP as destination Airport Get more information about Cooperstown-Westville Airport
866.02 miles (106.25 km) WSWOneonta Municipal Airport (ONH)Oneonta, New York, United StatesView Oneonta Municipal Airport on a map View satellite image of Oneonta Municipal Airport Set ONH as destination Airport Get more information about Oneonta Municipal Airport
968.80 miles (110.72 km) SEWestfield-Barnes Regional Airport (BAF)Westfield / Springfield, Massachusetts, United StatesView Westfield-Barnes Regional Airport on a map View satellite image of Westfield-Barnes Regional Airport Set BAF as destination Airport Get more information about Westfield-Barnes Regional Airport
1068.97 miles (110.99 km) NERutland – Southern Vermont Regional Airport (RUT)Rutland, Vermont, United StatesView Rutland – Southern Vermont Regional Airport on a map View satellite image of Rutland – Southern Vermont Regional Airport Set RUT as destination Airport Get more information about Rutland – Southern Vermont Regional Airport
1175.12 miles (120.89 km) ESEWestover Air Reserve Base (CEF)Springfield/Chicopee, Massachusetts, United StatesView Westover Air Reserve Base on a map View satellite image of Westover Air Reserve Base Set CEF as destination Airport Get more information about Westover Air Reserve Base
1276.78 miles (123.56 km) ENEHartness State Airport (VSF)Springfield, Vermont, United StatesView Hartness State Airport on a map View satellite image of Hartness State Airport Set VSF as destination Airport Get more information about Hartness State Airport
1377.67 miles (125.00 km) SDutchess County Airport (POU)Poughkeepsie, New York, United StatesView Dutchess County Airport on a map View satellite image of Dutchess County Airport Set POU as destination Airport Get more information about Dutchess County Airport
1478.27 miles (125.97 km) EDillant–Hopkins Airport (EEN)Keene, New Hampshire, United StatesView Dillant–Hopkins Airport on a map View satellite image of Dillant–Hopkins Airport Set EEN as destination Airport Get more information about Dillant–Hopkins Airport
1579.97 miles (128.70 km) SEBradley International Airport (BDL)Windsor Locks (near Hartford), Connecticut, United StatesView Bradley International Airport on a map View satellite image of Bradley International Airport Set BDL as destination Airport Get more information about Bradley International Airport

Map of Furthest Airports from Albany International Airport:

List of Furthest Airports from Albany International Airport:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
111,660.57 miles (18,765.82 km) SWMargaret River Airport (MGV)Margaret River, Western Australia, AustraliaView Margaret River Airport on a map View satellite image of Margaret River Airport Set MGV as destination Airport Get more information about Margaret River Airport
211,642.60 miles (18,736.90 km) SWManjimup Airport (MJP)Manjimup, Western Australia, AustraliaView Manjimup Airport on a map View satellite image of Manjimup Airport Set MJP as destination Airport Get more information about Manjimup Airport
311,636.88 miles (18,727.70 km) SWBusselton Regional Airport (BQB)Busselton, Western Australia, AustraliaView Busselton Regional Airport on a map View satellite image of Busselton Regional Airport Set BQB as destination Airport Get more information about Busselton Regional Airport
411,612.81 miles (18,688.97 km) SWAlbany Airport (ALH)Albany, Western Australia, AustraliaView Albany Airport on a map View satellite image of Albany Airport Set ALH as destination Airport Get more information about Albany Airport
511,610.24 miles (18,684.82 km) SWBunbury Airport (BUY)Bunbury, Western Australia, AustraliaView Bunbury Airport on a map View satellite image of Bunbury Airport Set BUY as destination Airport Get more information about Bunbury Airport
611,556.51 miles (18,598.36 km) SWKatanning Airport (KNI)Katanning, Western Australia, AustraliaView Katanning Airport on a map View satellite image of Katanning Airport Set KNI as destination Airport Get more information about Katanning Airport
711,535.89 miles (18,565.16 km) SWRottnest Airport (RTS)Rottnest Island, Western Australia, AustraliaView Rottnest Airport on a map View satellite image of Rottnest Airport Set RTS as destination Airport Get more information about Rottnest Airport
811,530.46 miles (18,556.43 km) SWJandakot Airport (JAD)Jandakot, Western Australia, AustraliaView Jandakot Airport on a map View satellite image of Jandakot Airport Set JAD as destination Airport Get more information about Jandakot Airport
911,518.61 miles (18,537.36 km) SWPerth Airport (PER)Perth, Western Australia, AustraliaView Perth Airport on a map View satellite image of Perth Airport Set PER as destination Airport Get more information about Perth Airport
1011,447.56 miles (18,423.01 km) SSWJurien Bay Airport (JUR)Jurien Bay, Western Australia, AustraliaView Jurien Bay Airport on a map View satellite image of Jurien Bay Airport Set JUR as destination Airport Get more information about Jurien Bay Airport
1111,385.29 miles (18,322.80 km) WSWEsperance Airport (EPR)Esperance, AustraliaView Esperance Airport on a map View satellite image of Esperance Airport Set EPR as destination Airport Get more information about Esperance Airport
1211,362.58 miles (18,286.26 km) SSWGeraldton Airport (GET)Geraldton, Western Australia, AustraliaView Geraldton Airport on a map View satellite image of Geraldton Airport Set GET as destination Airport Get more information about Geraldton Airport
1311,353.26 miles (18,271.26 km) SSWMorawa Airport (MWB)Morawa, Western Australia, AustraliaView Morawa Airport on a map View satellite image of Morawa Airport Set MWB as destination Airport Get more information about Morawa Airport
1411,321.86 miles (18,220.73 km) SSWMullewa Airport (MXU)Mullewa, Western Australia, AustraliaView Mullewa Airport on a map View satellite image of Mullewa Airport Set MXU as destination Airport Get more information about Mullewa Airport
1511,302.62 miles (18,189.76 km) SSWKalbarri Airport (KAX)Kalbarri, Western Australia, AustraliaView Kalbarri Airport on a map View satellite image of Kalbarri Airport Set KAX as destination Airport Get more information about Kalbarri Airport