ABOUT LONG ISLAND MACARTHUR AIRPORT
Long Island MacArthur Airport has two of the four major US domestic air carriers: American Airlines and Southwest Airlines, who have provided service at ISP for more than 10 years, and on August 16, 2017 Frontier Airlines started non-stop flights to 5 cities and will be expanding to 11 cities by mid 2018. By October 2017, these carriers will provide service to 11 cities nonstop, with same plane and one-stop connecting service to hundreds of destinations in the U.S, Caribbean and Europe. The airport serves 1.2M passengers annually and employs 8,000 people. ISP has recently launched their “Stress Less, Pay Less Campaign.”
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PC: Joe Statz
10/5 - Has Upgraded their KISP - KPHL flights from a DeHavilland Dash 8 to a Embraer 145
PC: Frontier Airlines
Frontier Airlines: ISP is one of its Focus Cities
8/16 - First Service to KISP with a KISP - KMCO route
7/18 - Announced 10 New Non-Stop Destinations from KISP Frontier Airlines HUGE expansion!
Orlando (Increased to 2x daily)
West Palm Beach
9/19 - Frontier Airlines Announces new route start dates!
Atlanta - ATL - April 8th, 2018
Chicago - ORD - April 8th, 2018
Detroit - DTW - April 8th, 2018
Minneapolis - MSP - April 9th, 2018
PC: Southwest Airlines
7/27 - Announced New 2x Daily Route (Not connecting/ Stay in your seat) from KISP - KBWI - KRDU
11/2 - Announced an extra flight to KTPA (2x daily)
Southwest’s one-stop, same-plane service to RDU is the latest in a string of recent improvements and marketing success stories at the airport. “We are delighted that our airport can provide new access to an important business market like Raleigh-Durham,” said Angie Carpenter, Town of Islip Supervisor.
So expect alot more changes to come to this great small airport on Long Island (NY) with International Flights coming (2020) and more things to open up Long Island to the world! :)
What airlines / routes would you like to see come to KISP?