Recent News

Update on the Impacts of 5G Cellular Service at SYR

Syracuse, New York – The Syracuse Regional Airport Authority (SRAA) has learned of and continues to receive new information and guidance regarding the launch of 5G cellular service and its impact on aircraft operations at Syracuse Hancock International Airport (SYR). The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is expanding its exclusion zones around all impacted airports – […]

SYR Taps RIT Students to Shape New Concessions Offering

Syracuse, New York –The Syracuse Regional Airport Authority (SRAA) announced today an exciting partnership with RIT’s College of Art and Design and C&S Companies to develop a new food and beverage area at Syracuse Hancock International Airport (SYR). The new concessions area will be located on the first floor of the airport in the Grand […]

SYR to Host Master Plan Update Public Open House

Syracuse, New York –The Syracuse Regional Airport Authority (SRAA) announced today that a Master Plan Update Public Open House will be held Wednesday, January 19th, 2022, from 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM. Slated for the airport’s J.P. Walsh Conference Room, the Open House will serve as an opportunity for the public to learn more about […]

Southwest Airlines Announces Seasonal Nonstop Service from SYR to Tampa, FL

Syracuse, New York –Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV) and the Syracuse Regional Airport Authority (SRAA) announced today that Southwest will launch seasonal, nonstop service from Syracuse Hancock International Airport (SYR) to Tampa, FL (TPA) in the spring. The world’s largest low-cost carrier will launch this weekly, Saturday-only service on April 30, 2022. Southwest service to […]

SYR Gears Up for Busy Holiday Travel Season

The Syracuse Regional Airport Authority (SRAA) announced today that preparations are underway for a very busy holiday travel season at Syracuse Hancock International Airport (SYR). Nationwide, passenger levels have rebounded to between 7%-18% below 2019 numbers, and that upward trend is expected to continue through the holiday season. Central New Yorkers may recall that 2019 […]

SYR Holiday Travel Press Event

The Syracuse Regional Airport Authority (SRAA) will hold a Holiday Travel press event Monday, November 22nd at Syracuse Hancock International Airport (SYR). SRAA Executive Director Jason Terreri will speak about the upcoming holiday travel season and answer questions afterwards. **SYR Holiday Travel Press Event** WHAT:          Syracuse Hancock International Airport 2021 Holiday Travel Press Event WHERE:       […]

Southwest Airlines Launches Daily Flights at SYR

Syracuse, New York –Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV) and the Syracuse Regional Airport Authority (SRAA) celebrated the first-ever regularly-scheduled Southwest flights from Syracuse Hancock International Airport (SYR) today. The world’s largest low-cost carrier began year-round and daily nonstop service from SYR to Baltimore, MD (BWI) today and will launch additional nonstop service to Orlando, FL […]

Southwest Airlines Inaugural Flight Press Event

Syracuse, New York – The Syracuse Regional Airport Authority (SRAA) will hold a press event for the Southwest Airlines inaugural flight to Baltimore-Washington International Airport (BWI) on Sunday, November 14th at Syracuse Hancock International Airport (SYR). This flight marks the first ever regularly scheduled flight for Southwest Airlines at SYR. The event will feature speeches […]

Syracuse Regional Airport Authority (SRAA) Assigned Credit Ratings

Syracuse, New York –The Syracuse Regional Airport Authority (SRAA), the governing body that oversees Syracuse Hancock International Airport (SYR), announced today that they have been assigned credit ratings of A- by Fitch Ratings and Baa1by Moody’s Investors Service. Both agencies provided medium grade investment ratings. The SRAA was established in 2011 by the State of […]

SYR Wraps Up Main Runway Rehabilitation Project Ahead of Schedule

Syracuse, New York –The Syracuse Regional Airport Authority (SRAA) announced today that construction on the multi-month “Runway 10-28 Rehabilitation Project” has been completed ahead of schedule. This five-month undertaking saw the remediation and reconstruction of the primary runway at Syracuse Hancock International Airport (SYR). During construction, SYR’s primary east-west runway (10-28) was closed, and the […]