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Albany International Airport


The Albany International Airport serves the city of Albany in New York, USA. The airport is positioned in the town of Colonie, which lies approximately10 to the north of Albany.

Albany International Airport, Albany is basically a domestic airport that has Canada as its only international link. Being well-equipped, the airport has the necessary infrastructure that makes it suitable for most aircraft to take off or land.

The salient features of the Albany International Airport in New York, USA can be listed as follows:

  • Albany International Airport has been coded as KALB by International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO), while the International Air Transport Association (IATA) has assigned the code of ALB to it.
  • The airport uses FAA ADCUS method of prior notification for customs.
  • The runway of this civil airport is paved and measures 8500 feet in length.
  • The Albany International Airport does not have any officially published instrument approach (known as Instrument Flight Rules or IFR) procedure for the International Airport, which suggests that Albany International Airport is not safe for flights to take-off from or land at Albany International Airport during bad weather or insufficient light.
  • The CommutAir, which flies as Continental Connection, is the main airline that provides as many as 20 flying non-stop flights to Albany Airport on a daily basis.
  • The Southwest Airlines operating at Albany International Airport uses dual jetbridges (one bridge for the back, one for the front) which is used by only 3 other airports in the world.
  • Prior to the attacks of 9/11, the US Airways had major operations at the airport that included MetroJet services to Baltimore and Orlando Flights, dozens of mainline flights per day, and a hangar of its own.

    All these attributes make Albany International Airport one of the major airports in USA.

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