• ITH Wins Award for New Paved Runway

    ITH and our contractor, Suit-Kote, won the Asphalt Pavement Showcase Award by the New York State Construction Materials Association for paving the ITH Runway project earlier this summer. Congratulations to all who helped with this project!

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  • Meet the ITH Team – Fritz Hess

    A member of the operations and firefighting crew for over ten years, Fritz Hess is responsible for the airport’s routine maintenance. On a typical day, he clears the runway, checks the pavement, inspects the runway lighting, and works with the animal control team. Occasionally, he gives tours to visiting school groups, educational programs, and incoming visitors to the airport. Before

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  • Employment Opportunity – ITH Airport Fire Fighter/Operations Technician Trainee

    We are looking for applications to hire an Airport Fire Fighter/Operations Technician Trainee. Apply here. TITLE: Airport Fire Fighter/Operations Technician and Trainee SALARY: $18.75 2017 Hire Rate LOCATION: Tompkins County Public Works Department – Airport Division TYPE OF EMPLOYMENT: Full-time provisional pending the next civil service examination. ISSUE DATE: 12/15/16 THE FINAL DATE TO FILE APPLICATIONS: 12/30/16 DATE THAT THIS

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  • How to Minimize Travel Stress During the Holiday Season

    With the holiday season coming into full swing, many people are getting ready to fly across the country to see their friends, spend the holidays with their families, or just take a relaxing vacation to somewhere warm. Although these destinations seem relaxing and exciting, traveling can be a bit of a hassle. When packing for a long trip, arriving at the

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  • Meet the ITH Team – Josh Nalley

    As the head of Ithaca Tompkins Regional Airport’s operations and fire safety crew, Josh Nalley is responsible for keeping the airport running safely. He ensures the facilities are ready for takeoff and landing, keeping the runway clear and preventing any potential accidents on site. Each day, he leads the crew in equipment maintenance and emergency preparation drills – specifically for fire

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  • Go Jets!

    Beginning in 2017, Ithaca Tompkins Regional Airport will offer flights on American Airlines’ new Embraer 145 50-passenger jets. We are now the Southern Tier’s hub for flights to Philadelphia with American Airlines, Detroit with Delta, and Newark with United. With one-stop flights available to locations throughout the Northeast, flying out of Ithaca has never been easier or more comfortable! Our

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  • Samsung Galaxy Note 7 banned on all U.S. flights due to fire hazard

    The U.S. Department of Transportation banned all Samsung Galaxy Note7 smartphones from transportation in the USA due to documented incidents of dangerous evolution of heat. A Samsung Galaxy Note7 device may not be transported with a person, in carry-on baggage, or in checked baggage on flights to, from, or within the United States. To find out more information about a

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  • Meet the ITH Team – Tom Cooper

    Tom Cooper has served as a member of the Ithaca Tompkins Regional Airport’s Fire Fighter’s crew for fifteen years. Before joining, he had previously worked in the Ithaca region as a truck driver and excavator. He began his position as a trainee before working his way up to a full-time member of the Fire Fighting crew. Since then, he has enjoyed coming

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  • ITH Plans for Potential Emergencies

    The Ithaca Tompkins Regional Airport conducted its required Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Table Top Meeting last Friday, October 14th. A “Table Top” is a meeting to discuss a simulated emergency situation. The FAA requires the airport to conduct such training throughout the calendar year to keep our Part 139 Certification current. Our certification allows us to have regular schedule commercial aircraft fly

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  • American Airline’s Will Consolidate the Region’s Flights out of ITH

    American Airlines will consolidate the region’s flights out of ITH in an continued effort to increase service and create more convenient schedules for customers. This is due to our strong market share in Tompkins County. The overall American Airlines business strategy will be to reduce peak-time air traffic at PHL, ultimately reducing delays. Find out more about American’s business move

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  • Fire Training at the Ithaca Tompkins Regional Airport

    Airport Fire Fighters at the Ithaca Tompkins Regional Airport go through extensive training to ensure safety for passengers and staff. Fire trucks are checked and tested daily by Airport Firefighters to ensure they are ready for immediate use, as well as checking that firefighting equipment meets FAA standards. Each month, the Airport Firefighters runs through multiple fire training drills to review firefighting and

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  • Hunter Rawlings Speaks of Airport’s Importance for Community

    Cornell University Interim President Hunter Rawlings speaking about the importance of Ithaca Tompkins Regional Airport for our community.

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  • “Life Lines” Exhibit at ITH

    The Ithaca Tompkins Regional Airport is currently hosting an exhibit by local painter Roberta Estes. Entitled “Life Lines,” the exhibit features eleven new abstract pieces created within the first six months of 2016. Each painting represents an unbound space in which she felt free to explore her art. “These paintings helped me answer some questions I was struggling with,” Estes says.

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  • Join Us For Client Appreciation Week!

    The Ithaca Tompkins Regional Airport prides itself on maintaining excellent relationships with our passengers and on providing a safe, efficient, clean and enjoyable facility, which exceeds the expectations of our passengers. In order to do so, the airport must close for two weeks starting July 8th. We understand what an inconvenience this must be for passengers who rely on our

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  • Ithaca Airline Limousine Offering Discount During Closure

    We will be closed for July 8, 2016 to July 23, 2016 so we can resurface the runway. During that closure Ithaca Airline Limousine has offered a blanket discount for ground transportation between Ithaca and Syracuse. Their round trip fare will only be $100 (reg. $130) and the one way fare will be $75 (reg. $85). You may reach them

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  • Scheduled Closure of the Runway

    Although the scheduled closure of the runway at Ithaca-Tompkins Regional Airport for resurfacing has been known to our airline partners for months, a reservation glitch allowed some flights to continue to be booked during the closure period. If you have a flight booked to/from Ithaca-Tompkins Regional Airport between the evening of Friday, July 8, 2016 and the morning of Saturday

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