Sanford Businesses Have Attractive Options for Air Transportation

Sanford Seacoast Regional Airport (Center of Commercial Development)

Sanford Seacoast Regional Airport is a general aviation airport owned by the City of Sanford, serving York County southeast New Hampshire, and the south coast region of Maine. It is located on 1,115.29 acres in southwestern Maine, midway between the coast and the Maine/New Hampshire border, only eight miles from the Maine Turnpike, and in the geographical center of New England. The airport is the hub of the South Sanford industrial district that is currently undergoing significant commercial and retail development. The airport features crossing runways of 6,388 and 5,000 feet respectively, ILS, VOR and GPS instrument approaches, a full service Fixed Based Operator, and can accommodate expected growth in corporate aviation, aircraft maintenance, freight and ancillary aviation services. The airport is considered the preferred site for Air Force One presidential visits to nearby Kennebunkport on the beautiful Maine Coast. It is also venue to a number of events, namely the Annual Maine Jet Rally!


Portland International Jet Port (PWM) - 22 miles to the NE

Maine’s largest airport the Jetport is is just five miles from the heart of Portland and less than a mile from the I95 interchange. Unmatched convenience and the addition of several new airlines have made PWM the fastest-growing airport in New England.  For each of the last three years the airport has  generated more than 75,000 arrivals and departures and served over 1.7 million passengers per year. Portland is served by leading airlines and their regional partners:

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Airlines Destinations
Air Canada Toronto-Pearson
Air Tran Airways Atlanta [seasonal], Baltimore, Orlando
Continental Express Newark Cleveland
Delta Air Lines & Delta Connection Atlanta, Detroit, Minneapolis[seasonal]New York (LGA)
Delta Connection New York-LaGuardia, Detroit Atlanta, Minneapolis
JetBlue Airways New York-JFK, Orlando
Twin Cities Air Service Yarmouth, NS
United & United Express Chicago-O'Hare, Washington-Dulles
US Airways & US Airways Express Charlotte, New York-(LGA ) Philadelphia, Washington-Reagan,

Logan International-Boston (72 miles South)

Boston's Logan Airport is the 12th busiest airport in the USA based on international traffic. In 2005, it handled 3,902,000 international passengers. Logan is the largest airport in New England. Currently New England’s largest transportation center, Logan ranks 20th in the nation in passenger volume and 19th in flight movements, employs approximately 12,000 workers and stimulates the New England regional economy by approximately $7 billion per year.

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