The Massachusetts Airports: A Guide to Getting to Know Them

Massachusetts Airports: A Guide to Getting to Know

Massachusetts has 37 public-use airports, 184 private landing zones, and 2 seaplane stations as of 2009. 24 of the public-use airports are owned by the government, either by towns or the Massachusetts Port Authority.

The following is a list of airports in Massachusetts:

Boston Logan International Airport:

Logan International Airport (BOS), formally known as General Edward Lawrence Logan International Airport but more often known as Boston Logan International Airport, is located in Boston, Massachusetts. Boston International Airport is the largest airport in New England and every year, more than 41 million travellers fly in and out of the Airport making it to the list of the top 20 busier United States airports.

Nantucket Memorial Airport:

The Nantucket Memorial Airfield (ACK) is a public airport located on the island of Nantucket, Massachusetts. Because of heavy international flights to and from the island during the peak season, Nantucket Memorial Airport is the government’s second busiest airport, behind Logan International Airport. The commercial aviation at the airport features eight parking stands for Cessna 402 aircraft, which are mostly operated by Cape Air and Nantucket Airlines.

Worcester Regional Airport:

Worcester Regional Airport is a public commercial airport in Worcester, Massachusetts. There are two luggage carousels at the terminal, as well as a TSA-installed passengers and luggage scanning system making it one of the secured Airports in Massachusetts. In its present design, the airport can accommodate up to 250,000 people per year and can accommodate up to 400 travellers.

Martha’s Vineyard Airport:

Martha’s Vineyard Airport is the largest and only airline-served of the island’s three airports. In addition to six commercial airlines, it is served by a large number of general aviation aircraft.

Dukes County owns Martha’s Vineyard Airport. The airport is moving toward becoming carbon-free in the coming years, which includes installing electric charging stations for the new Cape Air Eviation Alice aircraft.

New Bedford Regional Airport:

New Bedford Regional Airport is a municipally owned and operated Part 139 Commercial-Service Airport that is open to the public. The airport says that approximately 20,000 travellers use its services each year on their way to the islands. In 2019, the airport handled 50,000 flight operations. This airport has a total of 97 aircraft: 76 single-engine aircraft, 16 multi-engine aircraft and 5 jet aircraft.

S.No. Airport Name           City Coordinates Size
1. Gen. Edward Lawrence Logan International Airport Boston 42°21′47″N 071°00′23″W


2. Nantucket Memorial Airport Nantucket 41°15′10.4″N 070°03′32.4″W ⭐⭐⭐
3. Worcester Regional Airport Worcester 42°16′02″N 071°52′33″W ⭐⭐
4. Martha’s Vineyard Airport Vineyard Haven 41°23′35″N 070°36′52″W ⭐⭐
5. New Bedford Regional Airport New Bedford 41°40′34″N 070°57′25″W ⭐⭐⭐

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