Syracuse Hancock International Airport
1000 Colonel Eileen Collins Boulevard, Syracuse,
NY 13212, United States of America
Tel: +1 (0) 315 4544330
IATA code: SYR
ICAO code: KSYR
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Find out Syracuse Hancock International Airport Arrivals
Syracuse Hancock International Airport is located at DeWitt/Salina/Cicero, Onondaga County, New York. It is worked by a public benefit corporation of New York (Syracuse Regional Airport Authority). This Syracuse Regional Airport Authority is initiated in 2011 and worked with a team of 11 members. In the region of East Coast, Midwest, and West it provides service all the time.
Terminal at Syracuse Airport
Syracuse Hancock International Airport is 2000 acres with at a height of 421 feet. It has 3 runways for Syracuse arrivals of the length of 3260, 9000, 7500 respectively and a width of 150 feet. Till August 31, 2017, the airport had 69,087 Syracuse airport arrivals which is average 189 per day. 27 single-engine, 8 multi-engine, 5 jet, and 3 helicopters were used. Then a million passengers where moved from one airport to another. There have been a big increase since then because in 2019 there were 2,583,193 passengers. Because of the pandemic there have been a decrease of Syracuse flight arrivals in 2020 and still going on in 2021.
Syracuse airport arrivals will be on second floor and you need to go via passport control to the baggage claim on first floor. Once you have your baggage you can go through customs and start traveling further.
Terminal map baggage claim and check in
Airlines and destinations at Syracuse Airport
The airlines that have most SYR airport arrivals are the following:
- Allegiant Air
- American Airlines
- Delta Air Lines
- Frontier Airlines
- United Airlines
- Wiggins Airways/Ameriflight
The top destination of these airlines are the following cities:
- Charlotte, North Carolina
- Chicago–O’Hare, Illinois
- Atlanta, Georgia
- Detroit, Michigan
- Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
- Orlando, Florida
- Washington–Dulles, D.C
- Newark, New Jersey
- Washington–National, D.C.
SYR flight arrivals
Once you arrive at Syracuse Hancock International Airport, immigration begins. Provide your documents like passport, J-1 visa, DS-2019 form to the immigration agent. The immigration agent will ask about the purpose and duration of your stay. Every visa-holder has to submit a scanned digital fingerprint and your photograph after all SYR arrivals. The immigration officer has to stamp your passport. Once you pass through immigration, allow an official from U.S. Customs and border protection to check your belongings.
Directions to downtown Syracuse: Enter I-81 S in Salina from Air Cargo Rd and Airport Blvd/Col Eileen Collins Blvd. Follow I-81 S to Harrison St in Syracuse. Take exit 18 from I-81 S. You are now in Syracuse city center.
- Taxi/Ridesharing: if you want a pick up from a taxi or rideshare there are two locations you can walk to. This is on the outside of Terminal A as well as in front of Terminal B.
- Public transport: in Syracuse there is a bus system which is operated by CENTRO. However, there is no connection to the airport. If you still want to travel by bus, you can go to the Transportation Center with a rideshare or taxi and then continue by bus.
- Car rental: There are seven car rental agencies located in the terminal. You can find them on the first floor. Some companies where you can rent a car are Dollar, Avis, Alamo, Hertz and Enterprise.
You can park in the garage or in an open area. The SYR Garage Parking is opposite the terminal and offers several floors for more than 2000 parking spaces. Mostly covered. This can be used as short term parking but also possibly long term parking because the parking rates are not very high. Daily Open Lot Parking is located just behind the garage in view of the terminal. Because of the distance, this can still be used for short term, but it is largely used to park the car for a longer period of time. The first hour is $4 and for the whole day you pay $12.
Hotels with shuttle service
You can stay at various locations near the airport. However, there are a few options that are most obvious due to its location and those are Holiday Inn Express Syracuse Airport, an IHG Hotel and Econo Lodge Inn & Suites Airport. There are other hotels in the area that also offer a shuttle service:
- Sleep Inn & Suites East Syracuse
- Hampton Inn & Suites Syracuse North Airport Area
- Homewood Suites Syracuse-Liverpool
Federal mask mandate
The Presidential Executive of Syracuse airport authority ordered that wearing a mask is mandatory to avoid the spread of COVID-19 during air travel after Hancock airport arrivals but also before departure. Federal law needs, wearing a mask in and on the airport and if anyone fails to wear the mask there will be a contradiction of re-entry, penalties, and punishments. This rule also extends to restaurants and bars.
SYR mitigation efforts
Throughout the COVID-19 global pandemic, the airport has followed the guidance of the Center for Disease Control (CDC) and the Onondaga County Health Department. These teams focus to keep the environment clean and safe.
This SYR team provides several additional steps like,
- Using the hospital-grade misting system to keep clean the high touch-point.
- Installing UV-C light units in security checkpoint and arrival locations to reduce the risk of airborne disease transmissions.
- UV-C lights in the air handling units. It helps to circulate purified air throughout the airport.
- Installing UV-C escalator handrail sanitizers. It helps continuously to disinfect all escalator handrails at SYR
- Graphic designs for social distancing throughout the airport to reduce the space between the persons.
New York State travel restrictions
From the beginning of April 2021, there is not any requirement to quarantine the domestic Syracuse arrivals and from the beginning of march itself, there is no requirement of COVID test for the domestic travelers who had received vaccination before the period of 3 months. The only thing they must follow is the CDC quarantine guidance. The one who had not been vaccinated yet must test negative within 3 days of arriving in New York.