Upper Hudson Region System Airport Data

Albany International Airport (ALB)

General Information
Ownership Public
Latitude 42 44' 53"
Use Public Longitude 73 48' 12"
County Albany Acreage 1,000 acres
MCD Town of Colonie Access Road Watervliet-Shaker Road
Airport Phone 518-242-2222 Type of Road 4 Lane
Owner Albany County Airport Authority Operator Albany County Airport Authority
Rev. Michael A. Farano, Chairman John O'Donnell, CEO
Administration Building, 2nd Floor Administration Building, Albany Airport
Albany, NY 12211 Albany, NY 12211
518-242-2222 518-242-2222
FBO 1 Signature Air FBO 2 -
- -
518-869-0253 -
Attendance Regular 24/7 Weekdays Monday-Friday: 24 Hours
Months January-December Weekends Saturday & Sunday: 24 Hours
Runway Information
Primary Runway 01/19
Secondary Runway 10/28
Length & Width 7,200 feet 150 feet Length & Width 7,200 feet 150 feet
Surface Hard - Asphalt Surface Hard - Asphalt
Lights PAP1 Lights PAP1
Approach Type ILS/01,19 | VOR/01,19 | VOR/ILS/01 Approach Type VOR/28
Navigational Aids
Beacon Yes
Approach Lights MALSR-01,19 01,28
Other Visual REIL-10,28 AWOS Yes
Freight At the Airport
Jet Fuel Yes
Recreation At the Airport AVGas Fuel Yes
Corporate At the Airport MOGas Fuel No
Charter At the Airport Hangar Capacity 50
Aircraft Sales At the Airport T Hangar Capacity 20
Aircraft Rentals No Tie Downs 45
Airport Activity
Based Aircraft 111
Based Aircraft Year 2001
Single 43
Multi 36 Operations Year 2001
Multi Turbo 0
Jet 21 Total Operations 145,004
Helicopter 11 Itinerant 39,151
Gliders 0 Local 11,600
Seaplane 0 Business 94,253

Prepared by the Capital District Regional Planning Commission

Special Airport Features

Albany International Airport is the only commercial service airport serving the Upper Hudson Region. Over 2.2 million passengers and 12,000 tons of cargo pass through the Airport on an annual basis.

The Albany Airport Authority has undertaken a multi-million dollar airport development project which includes a new passenger terminal and concourse and a parking garage. A variety of infrastructure improvements have been completed, including new runway lighting and electrical systems, runway reconstruction, surface access realignment, surface parking improvements, and a new passenger terminal and concourse.

A new air cargo facility is also being built through a public/private partnership between the Albany County Airport Authority and the Airport Facilities Company.

For additional information, see the following:

Albany County Airport Authority Web Site


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The Capital District Regional Planning Commission has published the Upper Hudson Regional Aviation System Plan with extensive data for all of the Region airports. For more information, see CDRPC Publications.

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