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Low-fare airline to service Rochester to Orlando (access required)

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The Frederick Douglass Greater Rochester International Airport will have a new low-fare airline on the tarmac beginning next month. Monroe County Executive Adam Bello on Wednesday announced that low-fare carrier Frontier Airlines will begin three-day-a-week service on May 20 from ...

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Greenlight Networks brings high-speed internet to Rochester airport (access required)

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Air travelers to and from Rochester will get a boost to their internet speed through a new advertising partnership between Greenlight Networks LLC and the Frederick Douglass Greater Rochester International Airport. “This partnership is about an investment in our community,” ...

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CBP officers seize $2 million worth of counterfeit items at Rochester airport (access required)

A counterfeit Gucci handbag seized by CBP officers at Greater Rochester International Airport in October. (provided)

U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers at Frederick Douglass-Greater Rochester International Airport seized nearly $2 million worth of counterfeit items in October. CBP on Tuesday said last month officers targeted multiple shipments that totaled nearly 200 seizures of items that ...

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Airport to receive funding for safety upgrades (access required)

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Greater Rochester International Airport is slated to receive nearly $5.7 million in federal funding for improvements. The U.S. Department of Transportation has awarded the airport, which soon will be known as Frederick Douglass – Greater Rochester International Airport, $5.68 million ...

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Airport to be renamed for abolitionist Frederick Douglass (access required)

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The Greater Rochester International Airport will adopt the name of the city’s most famous abolitionist. County lawmakers on Tuesday voted to change the airport name to Frederick Douglass – Greater Rochester International Airport, following a petition and bipartisan legislation co-sponosored by ...

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Airport renovation receives statewide award (access required)

Monroe County Executive Cheryl Dinolfo accepts Project of the Year Award for airport terminal entrance canopy. (Photo provided)

The Greater Rochester International Airport terminal entrance canopy project has earned a nod from the New York State Chapter of the American Public Works Association. The Project of the Year Award recognized the “Gateway to Monroe County” project and the ...

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Airport renovation wins APWA award (access required)

Monroe County Executive Cheryl Dinolfo accepts the Project of the Year Award for the Greater Rochester International Airport. (Photo provided)

The $79 million, two-year transformation of the Greater Rochester International Airport garnered a great deal of attention both during construction and following its completion last fall. This week the renovation earned the Project of the Year Award from the Genesee ...

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Rochester airport completes $79.4 million renovation project (access required)

A state-of-the-art canopy helps protect the roadway between the terminal and the parking structure. (Photo provided)

Gov. Andrew Cuomo was in town Wednesday to officially declare the $79.4 million renovations to the Greater Rochester International Airport complete. Amid much fanfare under the new canopy that covers the upper and lower airport roadways, Cuomo drew attention to ...

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Airport reaches another renovation milestone, inches closer to completion (access required)

An early rendering of the revamped passenger security checkpoint.

As part of its ongoing $79 million renovation project, the Greater Rochester International Airport this week unveiled a new passenger security checkpoint. The spacious, six-lane checkpoint is another major milestone in the project, Monroe County Executive Cheryl Dinolfo said. “Convenient ...

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