Please ensure Javascript is enabled for purposes of website accessibility

Tag Archives: greater rochester international airport

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


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 ...

Read More »

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

Greenlight Networks

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,” ...

Read More »

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 ...

Read More »

Airport to receive funding for safety upgrades (access required)


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 ...

Read More »

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


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 ...

Read More »

Rochester loses Air Canada service (access required)

Air Canada no longer offers flights out of Greater Rochester International Airport. (Photo: Air Canada)

Canada’s largest airline quietly made its last departure from Rochester Oct. 31, the same day Greater Rochester International Airport celebrated the long-awaited completion of its $79 million renovation project. Air Canada officials told Greater Rochester International Airport interim airport director ...

Read More »