Bishop FNT Airport Overview
A list of Yelp bloggers have recently given the Airport a high rating - pointing out advantages over using DTW: cheaper flights, parking close to the terminal at $8/day, great restaurant, free WiFi, comfortable lounge couches at gates - friendly staff, including TSA agents.
FNT Airport is located on Bristol Road in the city of Flint - only half a mile from I-75 - near US23 and I-69 interchange, and is 30 minutes from the I-75 Detroit business corridor, North Oakland County, Frankenmuth, Birch Run and Pontiac.
With two runways and an estimated 800K passengers annually, Bishop Airport is served by major airlines offering non-stop services to many major U.S. hubs, with connections around the globe.
Bishop International Airport has one passenger Terminal with two levels:
Level 1 represents the Main Floor Lobby, with rental car counters, baggage claim & Police /Lost & Found to the left, airline ticket counters to the right, and elevator/escalator leading to level 2.
Level 2 has conference rooms and a restauurant off the escalator, followed by the Skywalk to all gates, with a coffee shop, Bar & Lounge, book store & gift shop on either side. Thereafter you go through security checkpoint & take another escalator to the gate area. Near gates 1 & 6 is a Business Center, newsstand, & Refreshments Bar/Lounge. After the 'TV Wall' you get to gates 2 - 5.
Current airlines serving the terminal: SouthWest (tel. 1-800-FLY-SWA; American (tel. 1-800-433-7300), United (tel. 1-800-864-8331), & Delta (tel. 1-800-221-1212.