Formerly known as Mercer County Airport, Trenton-Mercer Airport is a county-owned, joint civil-military, public airport.
TTN is located four miles northwest of Trenton in the West Trenton section of Ewing Township, Mercer County, New Jersey, United States.
Airport Stats & Facts
- As of May 2018, Trenton was the 5th fastest growing airport in the US.
- In 2019-2023, the airport is included in the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) National Plan of Integrated Airport Systems in which it is categorized as a non-hub primary commercial service facility.
- The U.S. Department of Transportation reports that approximately 473,000 passengers departed and 469,000 arrived at the airport in the 12 months ending February 2020.
Airport Traveling Tips
- Passengers are recommended to arrive at least 2 hours prior to the scheduled flight departure.
- To ensure a hassle-free check-in process, passengers should pack carry-on luggage in a suitable manner, have photo ID ready, and read all the airline guidelines properly prior to arriving at the airport.
- Before heading to the airport for a flight, please have a look at the TTN Airport map.
Passenger Pickup and Drop-off
- If you are picking up a passenger, please wait in the Cell Phone Lot.
- You may quickly drop off passengers in front of the terminal building.
- Remember to stay with your vehicle and do not leave it unattended.
- For arriving flights: Arrival flight status provides the arrival times, gate information, delays, and time to land for the Trenton-Mercer Airport.
- For departing flights: Departing flight status lists scheduled vs actual departure, gate information, map tracking, and flight delays.
- To get the best fares, book a flight at TTN here.
Trenton-Mercer Airport has one terminal with two gates. Gate 2 is divided into 3 sub gates labeled Gates 2-4. On the upper level of the terminal (before security) is an observation lounge as well as a restaurant, Sky Lounge at Ewing, serving pub food.
Frontier Airlines serves the Trenton Mercer Airport.
There are three parking lots at Trenton-Mercer Airport that allow you to walk to the Passenger Terminal in less than 5 minutes.
$2.00 per hour for 4 hours
For ground transportation, passengers have a variety of options to choose from, after arriving at the airport. The various options include buses, car rentals, etc. Many passengers also opt for ride services such as Uber, Lyft, and Taxis.
The Trenton-Mercer Airport has the rental car services located on the main level of our passenger terminal. The various providers include National, Enterprise, Budget, etc.
Taxis and Limousines
Taxi and limousine service from the Trenton-Mercer Airport to the Trenton Train Station is available. Taxis are usually available in front of the terminal building.
Buses & Trains
New Jersey Transit connects the Trenton Train Station to New York City for approximately $16. The Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority (SEPTA) connects Trenton and West Trenton to Center City Philadelphia for approximately $11.
Amenities & Services
To help you have an amazing stay, Trenton-MercerAirport provides visitors with different amenities and services including:
- Restaurants, cafes, and bars.
- Stores, gift shops, and local souvenir shops.
- Massage bars, and shoe shine stations.
- Multiple art installations and exhibits on display.
Address: 1100 Terminal Circle Drive, West Trenton, NJ 08628, USA
Contact: [email protected]
Phone: (609) 882 1601 /fax 771-0732
Trenton-Mercer Airport: A Brief History Timeline
- The first airplane landed at what is now Trenton–Mercer Airport in 1907, in what was then Alfred Reeder's farm field, just off of Bear Tavern Road in Ewing.
- In 1995 the airport's name was changed to Trenton–Mercer Airport in an effort to identify it with the city of Trenton (the capital of New Jersey and county seat of Mercer County).
- On March 11, 1998 an NWS/FAA automated surface observing system (ASOS) became operational at the airport, replacing the human weather observers that had previously reported weather conditions.
- In August 2014, the Airport was awarded $2.2 million to rehabilitate 3 taxiways.
- On September 29, 2016, Mercer County in conjunction with firms Urban Engineers and McFarland Johnson held a public meeting at the nearby West Trenton Ballroom meeting hall.