Buffalo Niagara Falls International Airport BUF (
also known as BNIA) serves not only the City of Buffalo and its surrounding areas in the north-west corner of New York State, but also the southern region of the Province of Ontario, in Canada. According to the Wall Street Journal, it ranks as number five among the Nation's least expensive airports.
BNIA is also gateway to awe-inspiring Niagara Falls and to the great areas north and south of the U.S. border with Canada.
The Airport is located in the town of Cheektowaga, nine miles east of the city of Buffalo, and is accessible off New York Throughway I-90 (exit 51) and the Kensington Expressway (Route 33). It is 90 miles from Toronto, Ontario (Canada).
Buffalo Airport is only 20 mins from the Peace Bridge between Fort Erie, Ont. and Buffalo, NY - the U.S. /Canada border crossing - parking discount coupons are available at Peace Bridge's Duty Free shop.
With 4.8M passengers passengers 2016, and two runways, BNIA is served by major airlines offering nonstop flights to many U.S. cities, with connections around the world.
- It is highly recommended that departing passengers arrive in the terminal two hours before their scheduled departure, particularly during the exceptionally busy times of 5-7:30 a.m., 9:30-11:30 a.m. and 3:30-5:30 p.m.
- Canadian travelers
: for real time bridge crossing information, call 1-800-715-6722.
- The Military lounge
is available at the east side of the baggage claim area on the lower level.
- During the summer 2016 The Metro Rail system w
as under repair, using only the inbound (west-side track) between Allen Medical Campus & Humbolt Hospital Station.
The passenger terminal at Buffalo Niagara Airport houses the Main Gateway concourse.