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Thursday, June 30, 2011

Numbers looking up at Albany International Airport

Albany International Airport, according to recent figures, has the most on-time arriving and departing flights in the region and its boarding figures are up from last year.
According to the Times Union, the number of passengers boarding planes increased at Albany International Airport in May, compared to 2010 levels for the same time period.
A total of 104,234 passengers flew in May 2011, compared to 101,455 in May 2010, an increase of 2.7 percent.
There's been more good news at the airport in recent months too since the Albany airport topped local lists for having on-time flights.
According to the Times Herald-Record, the airport bettered New York City and Hudson Valley airports for the title.
Albany International Airport topped Stewart International Airport and Stewart's other primary competitors with the best on-time percentages for arriving and departing flights in 2010. Stewart led its competitors in both categories in 2009.
Figures from the U.S. Department of Transportation's Bureau of Transportation Statistics show that for 2010, Albany finished half a percentage point ahead of Stewart in on-time departures.
Also, did you know that Albany International Airport was the first, and remains the oldest, municipal airport in the country? Well, now you know.


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