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Transportation | Air

Massachusetts has a strong geographic advantage when it comes to air travel. The Commonwealth’s location makes it only a one hour flight from 40% of the U.S. market and 67% of the Canadian market. Home to New England’s largest airport, Boston Logan International Airport, serviced 26 million passengers served in 2008, and over 40 airlines provide Logan’s passengers with more than 100 nonstop domestic and international destinations. In addition to passengers, Boston Logan carried nearly 716 million pounds of cargo and mail. Logan enjoys direct airport access to U.S. interstate highway system, and is minutes from downtown and the seaport. The capacity at Logan means that high value, low volume items like custom manufacturing, medical testing, IT, and bio/pharma and deploy efficently.

Regionally, Massachusetts is served by several airports of different sizes and capacities: L.G. Hanscom Field in Bedford, and Worcester Regional Airport in Massachusetts. Different regions in the Commonwealth are served by T.F. Green Airport (33 non-stop flighs daily) in Rhode Island, Bradley International Airport (44 non-stop flighs daily)in Connecticut, Albany International Airport (29 non-stop flighs daily) in New York, andManchester-Boston Regional Airport in New Hampshire.

For more information on Logan Airport visit www.Massport.com.