Airport Maps & Terminal Guide
Getting Around the Airport
Bradley International Airport originally had two terminals: Terminal A and Terminal B. Terminal B has been demolished to make way for a transportation center.
Terminal A has an East and West Concourse and is served by the following airlines: Aer Lingus at Gate 7; Air Canada at Gate 1; American Airlines at Gates 24 – 30; Delta at Gates 7 and 9 – 12; Frontier Airlines; JetBlue at Gates 3 and 5; Southwest Airlines at Gates 2, 4, and 6; Spirit at Gate 26; and United Airlines at Gates 20 – 23.
There are six ATMs located inside the Bradley Airport Terminal A. One of them is located on the baggage claim level next to Door 03 and opposite the baggage claim carousel for Delta airlines. The second can be found on the ticketing level in the pre-security area next to Door 03 and opposite the ticketing counter for Aer Lingus. The remaining four ATMs are inside the Concourse: one next to Gineva Murano Glass Jewelry towards Gates 1-12, second next to Gate 7, third by the CNBC Store and the Mother’s Nursing room, and the fourth towards Gates 20-30 near the New England Travel Mart.
There are two reverse-ATMs at the airport offered via readyStation, allowing passengers to convert their cash to credit. These can be found in the ticketing lobby next to Doors 01 and 04.
Passengers can find a Mother’s Nursing Lounge situated in the post security area, adjacent to the CNBC store. Pet relief areas are situated on the lower level at both ends of the terminal building, next to Doors 1 and 6, and inside Terminal A concourses adjacent to iStore
For international shops, the BDL Airport offers duty-free shopping facility near Gate 8. The duty-free stores are open between 10:00 am to 6:30 pm EST throughout the week.
To get better oriented, see the detailed maps of each concourse:
Food, Shops & Amenities
There are many options for shopping and dining around the BDL airport. Some notable shops and restaurants include Benefit Cosmetics, Papa Gino’s Pizza, and Fresh City at the Airside Lobby in the Post-security area; Cover 2 cove, Two Roads Tap Room, and Phillips Seafood Restaurant between Gates 1-12; and CNBC, D’angelos, and Traveltini between Gates 20-30.
The security checkpoints at the BDL airport are monitored by the Federal TSA - Transportation Security Administration. Only passengers possessing tickets are allowed to proceed beyond any of the security checkpoints. All security checkpoints provide access to the concourses and airplane gates.
The hours and wait times estimates for each security checkpoint can be found on the Bradley International Airport Security Wait Times Page.
There is one airline lounge at the BDL Airport. The Escape Lounge is open to all passengers and traveling via any airline, and can be found in close vicinity of Gate 1, across from the dining area of Dunkin’ Donuts. High-speed and free WiFi, magazines and newspapers, snacks and drinks, and private restrooms make the passengers more relaxed and comfortable.
International Arrivals & Transfers
International Arrivals and Transfers are monitored by U.S. Customs and Border Protection. Expedited clearance is granted to low-risk passengers via the Global Entry Program. Automates self-service kiosks are available at the airports for these passengers.
Inside Terminal B of the airport, passengers can find the Global Entry Enrollment Center with opening hours of 08:00 am to 04:00 pm Monday through Friday.
- Arrive 90 minutes before flight time in case of domestic flights, and two hours before flight time in case of international flights.
- There is a new exit plaza for all the vehicles parked at the BDL International Airport parking garage.
- When traveling from/to the garage, see the directional signage for guidance
- When traveling with an e-ticket, the airport will require a photo identification and e-ticket receipt to be shown before granting the boarding pass
- Contact the airport TSA at (860) 804-4109 for lost items at the airport
- Contact the airline for lost items inside the aircraft
- Options for the local buses include the 30 Bradley Flyer, Hartford Line, Amtrak, Metro-North, and Shoreline East
- Other ground transportation options include taxis, ride app services Uber / Lyft, and several limousine services and rental cars
- When traveling with animals, please note that:
- Only service animals are allowed to be outside their kennels inside the terminals, other pets must stay inside.
- For airline-specific guidelines please get in touch with your respective airlines
- Establish touch with your airline representative in case your service animals need special care inside the airport concourses
- Pets are not allowed inside the Escape Lounge, service animals are allowed everywhere
- Pet relief areas are situated on the lower level at both ends of the terminal building, next to Doors 1 and 6, and inside Terminal A adjacent to iStore