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Burger King Sign

News from Albany International Airport

Albany Airport Terminal Renovations Albany International Airport is getting ready to open its third new concession, Burger King, which will occupy the former McDonald’s space just beyond the security checkpoint and is expected to open the week of Oct. 14. As recently announced by airport spokesman Doug Myers, this will be the third new concession the […]

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News from New York Stewart International Airport 2019

FIS – Federal Inspection Station The Port Authority of NY and NJ has approved and begun the construction of a $37 million international arrivals facility at New York Stewart International Airport.  Construction began earlier this summer and the concrete foundation and slab have recently been poured. The 20,000 square foot addition is being constructed at […]

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Static Display of an Indiana Army National Guard Blackhawk Helicopter

News from Gary Chicago International Airport (GYY)

Gary Chicago International Airport GYY hosted two events for StarBase on Friday June 14 and June 21 with 25 students for each event. The events were held in the Terminal then they were given a tour of the following locations here at the airport: – ARFF Station ( Airport Rescue and Fire Fighting ) tour […]

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snow blower for airport facility at FRG airport

News From Republic Airport (FRG)

Let it snow… In 2014, Republic Airport was awarded a grant in the amount of $750,000 under the Aviation Capital Grant Program to replace our 1980 Schmidt Unimog snow blower. This equipment was at the end of its life cycle and the staff was no longer able to source parts for the equipment. This negatively […]

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Emergency Exercise at Teterboro Airport

News From Teterboro Airport

Family Assistance Plan In December of 2018, TEB implemented the airport’s first ever Victim and Family Assistance Plan to support victims and families impacted by a crisis or accident.  The Plan, which was developed as a voluntary measure, addresses establishment of a Passenger Gathering Area (PGA) on the airport, and a Friends and Family Reception […]

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Man salutes planes taking off

AvPORTS proud to sponsor the rewarding tribute of the Hudson Valley Honor Flight

Hudson Valley Honor Flight is a 501c3 nonprofit organization which “Honors American Veterans” for all their sacrifices. They transport these heroes to Washington, D.C. to visit their memorials at no cost to them. Photography by Joel Shkedy, operations coordinator at HPN.

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Enhanced Wifi at Newark Liberty International Airport

Customer Experience Upgrades at Newark Liberty International Airport Terminal A

Over the past year, the AvPORTS staff at Newark Liberty International Airport (EWR) have partnered with the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey (PANYNJ) to bring a series of customer enhancements to Terminal A. Following his arrival last fall, the Port Authority Executive Director, Rick Cotton, has made Customer Experience issues a priority […]

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Norwegian Airbus 330-300

Norwegian SWF Aircraft Upgrade

It’s official, Norwegian has been doing so well with the Dreamliner 787-9 at New York Stewart International Airport (SWF), that starting in April, 2019, they continued Wide body service using an Airbus A330-300. The A330-300 has 50 more seats than the 787-9, and Norwegian tells us they have sold every seat on this aircraft for […]

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Photo of Albany International Airport

News From Albany International Airport

The airport is receiving a new look. Enplanements are rising and accommodating the traveling public is a primary focus for the airport. Where do travelers park? Where does the traveler go once they reach the airport? These and other questions are being addressed through upgrades and modernization at Albany International Airport. The airport is undergoing […]

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AvPORTS Announces New CEO, Jorge Roberts

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Tweed Airport News

News From Tweed New Haven Airport

HVN AIRPORT MARKS FIRST ANNIVERSARY OF AMERICAN AIRLINES REGIONAL JET SERVICE – ADDING CHARLOTTE SERVICE In the year since American Airlines replaced its turboprop aircraft with Regional Jets, just under 77,000 passengers have traveled through convenient, hassle-free HVN Airport, a 35% ridership increase over the prior 12 months. “The Tweed – New Haven Airport Authority […]

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Hangar at night at Moffett Air Field

News From Moffett Air Field

Welcome to Moffett Field, which is currently the only west coast AFCO AvPORTS facility. We are located in the southern end of the San Francisco Bay Area about 7 miles north of San Jose (do you know the way?). AvPORTS was hired by Planetary Ventures (Google) to manage the airport when they won the bid […]

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GYY Gary Chicago Airport AirShowPlane

News from Gary/Chicago International Airport

Gary/Chicago International Airport is located minutes from the shores of Lake Michigan and just 25 miles from downtown Chicago. It is the official “third airport” for the Chicago metropolitan area, supplementing Chicago’s major airports, O’Hare and Midway. GYY’s 8,859 foot runway is the longest in the region other than O’Hare. GYY is a full service […]

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Stewart International Airport New Name

News from Stewart International Airport

New Name for SWF The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey has recently announced the renaming of Stewart International Airport to “New York Stewart International Airport”. The change was made in an effort to rebrand the airport as a convenient, low-cost option for travelers and hopefully attract more airline service and passengers. The […]

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5K Race at Teterboro Airport

News from Teterboro Airport

With its close proximity to New York City, Teterboro Airport (TEB) is one of the busiest general aviation reliever airports in the United States. AvPORTS has been providing comprehensive airport management at TEB since 1970. Our team provides key airport management functions including airport operations, maintenance, administration, accounting, noise abatement and environmental compliance services. In […]

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Republic Airport Air Show Blue Angels

News from Republic (FRG) and Westover Air Reserve Base (CEF)

Republic Airport Facilities Management In 2016, AFCO AvPORTS Management LLC secured a forty year contract with New York State Department of Transportation for the Republic Airport Operations and Management Services and Business Development. The company is proud to serve as the airport facilities management contractor for this project under this new long term agreement. Bright […]

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airplanes at Westchester Airport

News From Westchester County Airport

AvPORTS at Westchester County is a unique and busy environment for airport facilities management. The over 170 men and women that make up the AvPORTS Team at HPN provides airport management, operations, maintenance, airline services, administration, accounting, noise abatement and environmental services and aircraft rescue and firefighting. Emergency Response Drill We kicked off May with […]

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A photo of a cute poppy dog on the tour.

AvPORTS Newark (EWR) Airport Management Volunteers Participate in Port Authority Event

One of the benefits of working with Port Authority of New York and New Jersey (PA) staff is to participate in their volunteer opportunities. As one of the largest governmental agencies in the New York/New Jersey area, community engagement is an important part of their culture.

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