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.
Late 2015, Travelmath's airport rankings put Bishop International into the number one category among Michigan's airports.
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 houses conference rooms and a restaurant 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:
Allegiant (tel. 1-702-505-8888)
American (tel. 1-800-433-7300)
Delta (tel. 1-800-221-1212)
Southwest (tel. 1-800-FLY-SWA)
United (tel. 1-800-864-8331).
Getting from Bishop Airport to your destination: Aside from cabs & limos you can take:
- MTA public transport (visit: www.mtaflint.org) ; or
- Overflow Resources & Transport (tel. 810-694-0504 (local) or 866-680-RIDE.