BGM is NOT facing an impending closure!

Dear BGM Supporter:

Over the weekend, some of our local media outlets erroneously reported BGM Airport is faced with impending closure due to the Federal “sequestration” crisis.

I want to assure you that BGM is not facing an impending closure.

The origin of this story came from a letter issued by the Secretary of the U.S. Department of Transportation. In this letter, Secretary LaHood painted a worst case
scenario that identified 160 air traffic control towers that could be impacted if sequestration cuts went into effect.

The Air Traffic Control Tower at BGM was one of those facilities identified for possible impact. However, even if BGM’s Tower was closed, which is unlikely, we would remain open and operational for commercial and private air travel.

We will continue to monitor this situation and keep you apprised of any changes. Thank you for your continued support of BGM.

Carl

Carl R. Beardsley, Jr.
Commissioner of Aviation
Greater Binghamton Airport

 

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About Team BGM

The Greater Binghamton Airport (BGM) is centrally located in Broome County about, 8-miles north of the city of Binghamton. BGM offers daily, commercial, non-stop flights on Delta Airlines. Greater Binghamton Airport is owned by Broome County and operated by the Department of Aviation. With its stress-free atmosphere, BGM’s terminal allows you to travel with ease. BGM’s terminal offers a business center for our frequent flyers, free WIFI, a relax and recharge station, a visitors center, a room for active military to rest in-between flights, and for our younger travelers - a kid port activity center. Greater Binghamton Airport offers many amenities that larger airports do, just without all of the stress! Fly BGM today!

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