Did You Know These Facts About Stewart International Airport?
You can bring a light saber in your carry on, in case you were wondering.
Summer is the perfect time to take off and see travel the world, or take a much-needed family trip. Whether you're an accomplished world traveler or simply like to stay in the U.S. for a little rest and relaxation, there are plenty of options for flying.
While John F. Kennedy and LaGuardia seem like the obvious options due to the size of these airports, you shouldn't forget about Stewart International Airport (SWF) here in Newburgh. SWF is another great option for flying that might be more convenient due to its nearby location compared to JFK or La Guardia. If you don't know much about SWF, it's okay! We've got all the facts for you right here, along with a few interesting ones you might not have even thought about. Happy flying!
*Statistics and facts courtesy of Port Authority of New York and New Jersey 2016 Annual Traffic Statistics, Port Authority of New York and New Jersey: Stewart International Airport, and TSA. All facts and numbers are for the year 2016.
Size of airport
Length of largest runway
(out of two pairs)
Length of original lease when the Port Authority of New York & New Jersey purchased SWF in 2007;
93 years remain
Cost of the lease at time of purchase
5 Surprising Items You Can Bring in a Carry On
1. Light sabers
4. Fidget spinners
5. Live fish
Amount of items surrendered to TSA
Most common item surrendered to TSA
Flights and Passengers
Most frequent destination
Longest non-stop flight
Number of airlines
Most popular airline
Total number of JetBlue passengers
Total number of flights
Total number of passengers
Total number of arriving passengers
Total number of departing passengers
Economic Impact on Our Region
Contributed economic activity to the region
Total number of jobs generated
Total airport employees
Annual wages and salaries