Greater Rochester International Airport ROC
is located four miles southwest of the city of Rochester, in Monroe County, New York, 12 miles south of Lake Ontario bordering on Canada. It is accessible via Interstate Hwy. 390 to Exit 18 (Brooks Av. West), or from I-90, Exit 46 (ROC) north on I-390 to Exit 18. Noteworthy is that the AAAE has recently awarded ROC Airport an aaward in recognition of 'outstanding performance in show and ice control', and that the Airport is now among national leaders for more affordable airfares, ranking it as 'One of the Nation's Most Affordable Airport'.
With three runways and over 2M passengers a year, the airport is served by major airlines and regional jet services offering nonstop flights to most hub airports in the eastern United States & Canada, with connections worldwide.
The Fairfield Inn by Marriott Rochester Airport
(1-866-237-5979 or 529-5000) is within walking distance of the passenger terminal, offering a 'Park & Fly' package.
The passenger terminal at Greater Rochester International
has ticketing and boarding gates on the upper level and baggage claim and rental cars on the lower level. To improve the flow of passengers in the terminal, the airport constructed a centralized security checkpoint.
The check-in level
with three entries (A, Center & B) leads to the check-in counters EBD & CAF on either side of the information counter. After check-in passengers go through security checkpoint where they find shops and restaurants, and from there continue to one of the Concourses to get to their gate:
Concourses A & B:
While the concourses A & B, located on opposite sides of the security checkpoint, have a seating area at their entrances, Concourse A also houses the Frontier Business Center at its entrance. Both concoruses have a FlyKids Play area. Concourse A houses gates A1-A11; Concourse B houses gates B1-B10
The arrivals level
houses the baggage claim, Customs, & rental car counters.
Services and amenities in the terminal
include free internet access throughout the terminal, an information center, ATM, restaurants, bars and lounges, shops, checkpoint mailers, mail facilities, TTY & ITY phones; interfaith chapel, shoe-shine service, a conference room for 20 people with kitchenette and equipment, and the Frontier Business Hub with private work stations with data ports, telephone and free internet access.
Of interest is also the terminal's art collection showcasing regional artists. The nine-foot tall tree Brass Tree by local artist J. Pat Bucey is a made of brass and adorned with over five thousand shimmering brass leaves.