Buffalo Niagara Airport Information

Buffalo Niagara International Airport is the largest airport in Upstate New York. Servicing Southern Ontario, Canada, as well as Buffalo, New York, Buffalo Niagara is the third busiest airport in the state. Buffalo Niagara was originally named Buffalo Municipal Airport and began operating passenger flights in 1927. After many renovations, it was decided that an all-new building was necessary. The new airport opened in 1997, and it has continued to expand and evolve since.

Although it used to be one of the costliest airports in the country to fly out of, recent efforts have brought a greater number of low fare airlines to Buffalo Niagara. Because of these lower fares, the airport has seen a large amount of growth. These lower fares draw New Yorkers and Canadians, and one-third of the passengers serviced in from Canada.

The airport averages 110 flights a day and has nonstop flights to and from twenty-three airports a day. Top destinations include New York City, Atlanta, Orlando, Baltimore, and Chicago. Buffalo Niagara International has 26 terminals offering flights through eight different airlines.

The terminal is open twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week. Internet service is available to passengers. Buffalo Niagara International offers ten dining options, with selections including fast food, restaurant, pub, deli, and coffee shop. In addition to these, U.S. Airways Club is located near Gate Six, and is open to club members. There are six rental car facilities on site for the convenience of Buffalo Niagara’s passengers.

There are three long term parking facilities available, as well as a short term parking lot. Parking is priced by hour, day, or week, depending on the length of stay, and varies according to proximity to the airport. Parking conditions are updated through the airport’s radio station, BNIA Radio. Shuttles are offered for no charge for all three long term lots.