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­­­­­­­Frequently Asked Questions
 
How can I check a flight’s status?
 
Up to date flight status information is available in the ‘arrivals and departures’ section of our website.
 
What types of parking are offered and at what rates?
 
Visitors can choose from short term parking or long term parking. Parking rates are available under the ‘travel resources’ tab. Reservations are not necessary and are not accepted.
 
What time does the airport open?
 
The Greater Binghamton Airport opens at 4:30 A.M. every day.
 
What are rules for calling taxis or picking up passengers?
 
The phone board located by the baggage claim carousel offers number to local cab companies and these are a free call. Occasionally there are taxi’s waiting in the taxi lane in front of the terminal but if you know you will need one you may want to call ahead to arrange to have one waiting. You can locate all the taxi companies that serve the airport here.
 
The airport curbside is for active loading and unloading only, any cars left unattended may be ticketed or towed.
 
Are there any accommodations for special needs passengers?
 
Handicapped spaces are available in all BGM parking lots and all public areas of the terminal can be reached using elevators and ramps. Wheelchairs are available from your airline inside the terminal building and can be requested over the phone or at the ticket counter. Airline contact information can be found here.

 

Where can I find directions to and from the airport?
 
The Greater Binghamton Airport is located at 2534 Airport Road, Johnson City, NY, 13790. Directions to the airport can be found in the maps and directions section of our website.

 

Does the airport have a conference room?
 
The airport has a conference room on the first floor which can be used for free. Please call (607)763-4471 extension 218 to schedule ahead.
 
Does the airport offer internet access?
 
The Greater Binghamton Airport offers free WiFi internet access inside the terminal.
 
What hotels are located near the airport and how can I reach them?
 
A list of local hotels and contact information can be found under the ‘Visit Binghamton’ tab, or by clicking here.
 
How do I contact the airport lost and found?
 
If an item is lost inside the airport contact the Broome County Security office at (607)763-4906.
 
Who do I contact regarding lost or missing luggage?
 
Each airline handles their own missing or delayed baggage. The best course of action is to contact the airline that you flew in on to see if your luggage has arrived yet.
 
How can I reach a specific airline?
 
Airline contact information is located under the ‘Flights and Reservation’ tab on our website.
 
How early should I arrive for my flight?
 
Passengers should check in with the airline counter agent at least an hour ahead for domestic flights and at least ninety minutes ahead for international flights. Late check-ins may result in a passenger missing their flight.
 
Where can I obtain ground transportation?

 

Ground transportation can be arranged through Avis, Hertz, and Budget Car Rentals as well as authorized Greater Binghamton taxicabs. Contact information is available in the Ground Transportation section of our website.
 
What Documentation is required for Minors without a valid form of ID?
 
Minors may travel domestically without an ID; however minors traveling internationally must have a valid passport.
 
Can I fly with a pet?
 
Rules for transporting pets are decided by airlines; please contact your airline to ask about their policy.
 
Where can I find the latest security regulations and requirements?
 
Information regarding security at the airport as well as useful links to TSA information regarding security can be found in our Security and Rules section.
 
What is the Business Traveler Rewards Program?
 
The Business Travel Rewards Program is designed to reward fliers who consistently choose the convenience of the Greater Binghamton Airport for their travel needs. The program is free and members are eligible for free airport parking, complementary coffee, airline frequent flier mileage, and more. For more information or to sign up please look under the ‘travel resources’ tab or click here.
 
How do I apply for a job at the airport?
 
Persons seeking jobs in parking, maintenance or airport administration should check the ‘Personnel’ tab on the Broome County website, www.gobroomecounty.com. Anyone interested in employment with airlines or any other businesses operating out of the airport should contact those businesses directly.
 
Why should I fly from BGM instead of a larger airport?
 

With non stop commercial airline service to hub airports in Philadelphia, Detroit, and Washington D.C., the Greater Binghamton Airport provides passengers with large airport service in a friendly, low-stress environment. Flying from the Greater Binghamton Airport allows passengers to avoid the congestion, traffic jams and long waits regularly experienced at larger facilities, while our free ­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­15 minute parking allows for hassle-free pickups and drop offs.

 
If I have a question not listed here who should I contact?
 
Use the Contact Us form found on the website and your questions will be answered Monday – Friday 8:30am -5pm.