• Ithaca Tompkins International Airport Celebrates Two Years of Receiving Aviation Accolade

    Ithaca Tompkins International Airport (ITH) is thrilled to announce that after having undergone its required annual recertification, it has received the highest accolade for the second year in a row.

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  • 11 Summer Activities in the Ithaca Area

    In our humble opinion, Summer in the Finger Lakes is a big slice of heaven. There is natural beauty everywhere you turn and endless outdoor activities at your fingertips. Gorges, waterfalls, hiking, wineries, paddling, camping, you name it. There’s something for everyone. There is a reason the Finger Lakes is often popping up in travel publications and booming with tourism.

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  • Widespread Appreciation

    Last week, the Ithaca Tompkins International Airport held an appreciation event for customers, the return of United Airlines, and all airline partners and tenants for their commitment and dedication to the airport throughout the COVID-19 pandemic. After a very long and difficult year for all entities under the ITH umbrella, last week marked a significant turning point. Things are looking

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  • Triennial Disaster Drill

    On Saturday morning at 9am, alarms were sounded and the Airport Fire & Rescue team rushed to the scene of a simulated airliner crash landing with mass casualties. Every three years, the FAA requires a full-scale disaster drill at the Ithaca Tompkins International Airport to test the effectiveness of first responders and local emergency plans. “The airport disaster drill is

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  • United to Resume Flights to D.C. on June 3rd

    Things are looking up! We are very excited to share that our United Airlines service to Washington Dulles (IAD) will resume on June 3rd with two daily flights Monday through Friday and one daily flight on Saturdays and Sundays. This service will connect our passengers to over 100 destinations around the country and beyond. “We are thrilled that United Airlines

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  • Masks to be Required for Commercial Air Travel Through September

    The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) is extending the face mask requirement for individuals across all transportation networks throughout the United States, including at airports, onboard commercial aircraft, on over-the-road buses, and on commuter bus and rail systems through September 13. We broke down some of the common questions surrounding this announcement to help keep us all on the same page

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  • First Time Flier Travels Out of the Ithaca Tompkins Intl. Airport

    We caught up with Katie, a 20-something first time flier after her recent trip that began at the Ithaca Tompkins International Airport (ITH). Katie was thrilled to share her experience with other new fliers and can’t wait for her next trip. Learn more about Katie’s experience below: Q: Where did you go and why did you choose to fly out

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  • Things Are Looking Up!

    Things are really starting to look up around here. As of April 1st, the New York State travel advisory has been lifted and as an added bonus, American Airlines has resumed a second daily flight to Charlotte (CLT) effective Friday, April 2nd. In terms of the travel advisory changes, domestic travelers flying into New York State after April 1 will continue

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  • TSA Installs New Acrylic Shields to Help Protect Passengers and Employees

    Are you planning to fly soon? Upcoming spring break plans perhaps? Well we’re proud to share that our terminal just got that much safer for both travelers and employees. The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) has installed new acrylic shields at the security checkpoint at Ithaca Tompkins International Airport as part of the agency’s continued efforts to implement initiatives to help

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  • Flying and COVID-19 Vaccines

    As more and more people get vaccinated, more and more questions arise about what exactly it means to be vaccinated, especially in terms of travel mandates and guidelines. Unfortunately, being vaccinated doesn’t mean you can take your mask off and party like it’s 2019; many of the same guidelines still apply. We put together some current information about flying after

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  • Ithaca Tompkins Intl. Airport Receives $1.3 Million in Federal Assistance

    The Ithaca Tompkins International Airport is set to receive over 1.3 million dollars from the federal COVID-19 relief package that was passed last month. After several days of negotiating on behalf of Upstate New York, U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer and U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand revealed that last month’s bipartisan COVID relief package includes $36,559,697 for specific airports across Upstate

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