Albany International Airport (ALB)

  • Derek R S.
    "your flight."(19 Tips)
    "For such a small airport, security takes surprisingly long."(5 Tips)
    Richard P.
    "Nice airport to travel in and out of"(4 Tips)
    Nae S.
    "Free Wifi! Loving the meditation room!"(3 Tips)
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  • Michael Dylan F.
    The business lounge is actually killer, and the wi-fi is great. I worked there for 3 hrs no problem.
  • Samuel G.
    The whole airport is HOT..,A/C hardly works...very uncomfortable
  • Jeff S.
    Pretty mediocre airport
  • Tim P.
    Tim PerryApril 10
    Been here 10+ times
    Hopefully JetBlue will someday have ERJ190 flights out of here to it's JFK hub for easy connections to westbound flights?
  • Nick M.
    Nick MisaniDecember 26, 2016
    Serviceable airport. No lounges 🤷🏻‍♂️
  • Green H.
    Green HippieOctober 26, 2016
    Been here 5+ times
    Do not fly from this airport unless you absolutely have to. Flights are always delayed or cancelled. I've missed so many international flights and have had so many cancellations. Fly from NYC instead.
  • Nadine P.
    Nadine PasterczykSeptember 16, 2016
    Tiny little airport.
  • Lillian R.
    Lillian RinaldiAugust 3, 2016
    Been here 10+ times
    Service !!
  • Rick R.
    Rick RoudebushJuly 29, 2016
    A little delay but we made it.
  • Chris F.
    Chris FJuly 29, 2016
    Close and convenient rental car return area. Easy in and easy out!
  • Courtney C.
    Courtney ConklinJuly 26, 2016
    Nice airport! Love that they have a Dunkin Donuts and Starbucks!
  • Andrew S.
    Andrew SedlockOctober 13, 2015
    Been here 25+ times
    Convenient and efficient
  • James H.
    James H.May 14, 2015
    At quiet times they close the TSA line. Nice airport with free wifi.
  • April L.
    April LynnMarch 11, 2015
    Carol and Carol are awesome!
  • Sandra F.
    Sandra FoytMarch 10, 2015
    Been here 5+ times
    Lots of sandwich choices at Brioche--ham & Brie with apple slices is a winner--but ask for a fresh sandwich from the back. The ones on display looked a little wilted on the edges.
  • Jon M.
    Jon MayfieldFebruary 5, 2015
    Been here 5+ times
    Pastrami sliders at the b gates wine bar are on point!
  • Jenn D.
    Jenn DJanuary 16, 2015
    Been here 10+ times
    Always a long security line
  • James H.
    James H.December 10, 2014
    Great local airport with free wifi
  • Diana B.
    Diana BurkeDecember 2, 2014
    Long term parking, $5 per day. Good shuttle service 24/7 from the parking lot.
  • C M.
    C McPNovember 18, 2014
    Tip to the Albany airport review how buffalo handles security. Similar size airport way better security set-up. Passengers, while in line ponder the question, why aren't all the lines open?
  • lisbeth c.
    lisbeth calandrinoNovember 9, 2014
    Been here 10+ times
    Have breakfast at Brioche or Micky D, at least you can get a toasted something. Nothing at Starbucks except sugar. Would kill for kale, green apples and lime drink! Next airport.
  • Michael J
    Michael JOctober 23, 2014
    Been here 50+ times
    You never know what to expect in the rotating exhibits on your way to the A Concourse.
  • Tony B.
    Tony BlankSeptember 27, 2014
    Fast line through security since it's a small airport
  • Mike C.
    Mike CreedonSeptember 16, 2014
    Been here 5+ times
    Off to Nashville , not trying to start a music career , strictly business
  • Kathy F.
    Kathy FontaineSeptember 15, 2014
    Been here 10+ times
    Free wifi is great!
  • Joey G.
    Joey GSeptember 10, 2014
    Breakfast. Waiting to board to Austin TX to DJ Sadie & Tyler's wedding. Congrats
  • Erin D.
    Erin DAugust 28, 2014
    Been here 5+ times
    Either lines longer than LAX or a complete ghost town. No in-between. Clean and nice food options past security, though.
  • Nicole C.
    Nicole CasertinoAugust 28, 2014
    Make sure u have carry on luggage seems to get broken a lot here
  • Richard S.
    Richard SheaAugust 21, 2014
    Been here 10+ times
    Security line can be long during peak hours.
  • Michael R.
    Michael RochmanAugust 17, 2014
    Small but nice enough
  • Alan R.
    Alan RudnickAugust 16, 2014
    Been here 50+ times
    Get rid of your bottles of water.
  • Tony M.
    Tony MontemoranoAugust 16, 2014
    Been here 25+ times
    Southwest has a dual entrance and exit (front and back) for departures and arrivals.
  • Rune W.
    Rune WilliamsAugust 13, 2014
    Been here 10+ times
    Exchange students
  • Mike B.
    Mike BobadillaAugust 9, 2014
    Been here 5+ times
    This is a small airport with a narrow TSA screening. Be prepared for a wait even if you're TSA Pre. Chill at the Hudson Valley Bar after TSA.
  • Dinah C.
    Dinah CAugust 8, 2014
    Heading home!
  • Dom
    DomAugust 8, 2014
    The Dunkin Donuts is open later than the Starbucks if you need a late night, post arrival coffee
  • Ethan S.
    Ethan SommerJuly 27, 2014
    In 2014 the security line still is incredibly long for early morning flights. Don't assume that because your flight leaves at 6am and it is a small airport that the line will be short.
  • Gordon M.
    Gordon McNairJune 22, 2014
    TSA will make your life easy if you smile and be kind.
  • Jennifer J.
    Jennifer JuckettJune 16, 2014
    Security here was pretty efficient, with iPads to send you to control lines (is this really needed? Maybe it tracks the traffic flow? Worked tho) and scanners for mobile boarding passes
  • Jennifer J.
    Jennifer JuckettJune 16, 2014
    They have doggie "ambassadors". Great de-stressor :)
  • Jennifer J.
    Jennifer JuckettJune 16, 2014
    Check in and security pass via mobile here!
  • Guillermo C.
    Guillermo CárcamoJune 16, 2014
    Security isn't that fast, but man, free and GOOD wifi.
  • Mike H.
    Mike HaberJune 6, 2014
    Been here 50+ times
    Be nice to the TSA officers. They're people, doing an important job.
  • Denyse M.
    Denyse MackeyJune 2, 2014
    Been here 100+ times
    They finally fixed the garage escalator after at least a year!
  • Brian C.
    Brian CorbettApril 22, 2014
    Terrible security line. Slow and not organized. Worst i've seen. Leave a lot of extra time.
  • Christine A.
    Christine AApril 15, 2014
    Been here 10+ times
    Get to airport early for early am flights- TSA line very long
  • Mia B.
    Mia BowmanApril 15, 2014
    Horrible airport -_- Security is over the top (as if this airport is in the largest city, currently 100 degrees here. I've never had a good experience here!
  • Michelle L.
    Michelle LancasterMarch 19, 2014
    Been here 5+ times
    Since my last visit in May 2013, they've added a TSA Pre✔️ line. You still have to wait in the "main" line tho so give yourself plenty of time! :)
  • Tracie F.
    Tracie FisherMarch 1, 2014
    Whew long line at security!
  • Polly F.
    Polly FarringtonFebruary 22, 2014
    Been here 50+ times
    Love the classical music. So peaceful.
  • JamieDarby
    JamieDarbyJanuary 4, 2014
    Super cheap parking. Easy in easy out. Compared to JFK and LGA this place is amazing and fast. For those who complain try flying out of the city a few times and paying 30bucks a day to park.
  • Nicolas C.
    Nicolas CastilloDecember 30, 2013
    Been here 10+ times
    If you're flying in the winter time, just expect your flight to get delayed. Hopefully you only have carry on luggage... If not, good luck...
    sugardaddie.comNovember 29, 2013
    Small airport but very efficient! Not many stores to browse if you flight is delayed but it is very comfortable and you don't really notice the lack of airline clubs. Many places to sit and plug in.
  • Alina G.
    Alina GreiserNovember 26, 2013
    Worst airport ever so unorganized took us more than an hour to get deiced more than half the people on the flight missed their connection never flying out of here again.
  • Brooks H.
    Brooks HurdNovember 26, 2013
    Been here 10+ times
    ALB has TSA PreCheck in operation. It is wonderful!
  • Raymond C.
    Raymond ChinNovember 24, 2013
    I love that they deplaned from both the front and back of the airplane.
  • guy f.
    guy falkenheimerNovember 14, 2013
    Easy with the Pre-check :-)
  • Spencer C.
    Spencer CritchleyNovember 2, 2013
    What a nice airport. Clean, convenient, friendly staff.
  • ZCT
    ZCTOctober 18, 2013
    Been here 10+ times
    Longest boarding line ever. What a pathetic airport. Not even a frequent flier line.
  • John N.
    John NovohradskyOctober 16, 2013
    Been here 100+ times
    Albany Airport now has Pre-Check!! Whoop whoop !!
  • DZalumni
    DZalumniSeptember 29, 2013
    Pre is coming soon'
  • Janelle C.
    Janelle CornettSeptember 19, 2013
    Security line long and slow
  • Angela V.
    Angela Vanzandwyk YauchlerSeptember 9, 2013
    Been here 5+ times
    Slow security
  • Gareth J.
    Gareth JeanneAugust 29, 2013
    Slowest checkin for a flight ever, over an hour, not good Air Canada.
  • Dave G.
    Dave GAugust 11, 2013
    Whoever claims that an hour is enough time to deal with this airport is dead wrong. 45 min line (at 6am on a Sunday) for SW bag check and 30 - 40 min line for security. You will miss your flight.
  • Daniel A.
    Daniel ArthurAugust 7, 2013
    The TSA experience at this airport is terrible (even worse than SEA). After standing in a 30 minute queue line (because they can't staff appropriately), they refused to accept my web boarding pass.
  • Jo C.
    Jo CarrenoJuly 29, 2013
    Been here 10+ times
    Free WiFi! Slow car rental service :-(
  • Mike B.
    Mike B.July 28, 2013
    The guys that direct traffic at night are hilarious!
  • Michael J
    Michael JJuly 23, 2013
    Been here 50+ times
    Check out these interesting displays in terminal A. They are changed out periodically. Always something interesting about the local area.
  • Christopher Z.
    Christopher ZollerJune 17, 2013
    Great food, great art, truly free wi-fi. Best of all easy access and return for car rentals. Overall one of the best I've been to.
  • Grace
    GraceMay 31, 2013
    Slowest security ever!
  • George M.
    George MagdaMay 24, 2013
    They have DD and win
  • Michelle L.
    Michelle LancasterMay 16, 2013
    Been here 5+ times
    No frequent flier line. No premier access line. One line. And most likely one TSA lane open for all fliers. Prepare to wait so give yourself plenty of time.
  • Lauren G.
    Lauren GuerridoMay 5, 2013
    McDonald's breakfast is until 11 here. Clutch.
  • Susan H.
    Susan HowsonApril 14, 2013
    Get the name of the person helping you at ticket counters. That's so you can call and complain afterwards. You'll need to.
  • Sean D.
    Sean DaltonApril 12, 2013
    Been here 10+ times
    TSA is horrible here, overstaffed and super slow!
  • Amber D. M.
    Amber D. MarcuApril 10, 2013
    Seriously, quickest long security line ever. Maybe it's an unusually good day for them (after reading through previous comments), but the 5am TSA service was fast, friendly, but thorough.
  • Derek R S.
    Derek R SwartzApril 8, 2013
    Been here 10+ times
    Check In early, get through security and make it to your gate on time, so you don't miss your flight. Fly the best airline around SOUTHWEST AIRLINES!
  • Aaron L.
    Aaron LambertApril 7, 2013
    Been here 5+ times
    Once TSA has violated your privacy: The Hudson valley wine bar, near gate B6, has some excellent local wines on the menu and a comfortable lounge area. Best food and drink option at this airport.
  • Megan B.
    Megan BirkeyApril 3, 2013
    Short security lines and free wifi
  • Erika S.
    Erika SangerMarch 24, 2013
    The nicest airport I have ever been to.
  • Morah L.
    Morah LoveMarch 18, 2013
    Not the place to be running late for your flight
  • Frankie
    FrankieFebruary 18, 2013
    Been here 25+ times
    Worse airport TSA ever! They rented the best here. Always lines no one seems to know who's doing what and they complain about not leaving for their breaks on time!! Annoys the shit out of
  • Richard P.
    Richard PaysonFebruary 14, 2013
    Nice airport to travel in and out of
  • K W.
    K WFebruary 11, 2013
    Been here 100+ times
    Very long security lines on Monday mornings. Arrive early to give u enough time.
  • Thomas G H.
    Thomas G Hale Sr.February 3, 2013
    Been here 25+ times
    The delta check in app isn't working at the scanners at the security check in! Get a paper slip so you are NOT delayed. The agents told me it was down for about a week as of 2/3/2013.
  • Melissa
    MelissaDecember 30, 2012
    Bitch at the ticketing counter will tell you to quiet your dog but says nothing to mothers with screaming babies
  • Dan B.
    Dan BrittenDecember 28, 2012
    Been here 25+ times
    Parking in the Economy lot is cheap and the shuttles are quick to and from the terminal.
  • Kristy O.
    Kristy O'NealDecember 6, 2012
    Been here 5+ times
    Worst security and TSA ever.
  • Alan R.
    Alan RudnickNovember 27, 2012
    Been here 50+ times
    Stay to the right. The line is usually faster
  • Ransom M.
    Ransom MooreNovember 26, 2012
    Been here 25+ times
    No Fly By lane for Southwest.
  • Rev. Dr. CJ G.
    Rev. Dr. CJ GagnéNovember 25, 2012
    Clean. Polite and well run. Wifi is a bit slow. Otherwise great experience.
  • Sandra F.
    Sandra FoytNovember 8, 2012
    Been here 5+ times
    Show you care, bring home flowers from the Airport Automat - next to luggage carousels.
  • Kevin L.
    Kevin LippertNovember 4, 2012
    Key Bank ATM in baggage claim charges a $3 fee, beware!
  • Amy
    AmyNovember 2, 2012
    Great art. Pleasant music. No hassle. AND a meditation room! No wonder everybody who works here seems so happy :)
  • Veronica
    VeronicaOctober 27, 2012
    Security is horrendous! Get here early
  • TheEducationDoc
    TheEducationDocOctober 19, 2012
    Lots of outlets make this a great airport to re-charge!
  • Avery J.
    Avery JenkinsOctober 9, 2012
    Please check to make sure you seat belt is securely fastened. Your seat back and tray table are in the full upright and locked position & all carry-on luggage is placed completely underneath the seat.
  • Zach R.
    Zach RiceSeptember 14, 2012
    Been here 25+ times
    Slowest and worst security TSA screening I've ever experienced. I've gone through much larger airport faster with fewer TSA agents. They need to get their act together.
  • Lauren C.
    Lauren CowleySeptember 4, 2012
    Been here 5+ times
    Economy parking lot is the way to go. Efficient.
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