Airport location, terminals and transportation
Buffalo Niagara International Airport is located in the town of Cheektowaga, the United States. The airport serves not only the regions of the United States, but also the Canadian region of Ontario. The airfield is one of the three leading air terminals of the state of New York. The airport was built on the former farmland in 1926. It was meant for passenger and mail transportation. The airport encompasses one passenger terminal as well as two runways. In addition to regular and cargo flights, the airport handles corporate and charter flights, general aviation flights, and provides maintenance services for aircraft of different airlines. Emergency services are based at the airport. The passenger traffic amounts to 4-5 million people per year.
The airport is linked to various nearby cities by bus routes. Besides, you may use shuttle, limousine, taxi, and car rental services to reach these cities. NFTA-Metro Buses number 24, 27 and 68 go from the airport to the centre of Buffalo; Airport Downtown Express Route 204 goes to the central business district of the city. Such ridesharing companies as Uber and Lyft operate at the airport.
Rental offices, how to find them, where to return car
At Buffalo Niagara International Airport, you can rent a car from such leading international vehicle rental companies as Alamo, Avis, Budget, Dollar, Enterprise, Hertz, and National. The offices of the companies are placed in the parking garage, which is found opposite the central entrance to the terminal. Rental vehicles are collected from and returned to the parking garage as well. You can get to the offices from the arrival area, from the baggage carousels, through the central exits. The parking garage is situated two lanes away from the terminal. The terminal is connected to the parking garage by an underground walkway.
You can make a car reservation in advance on the websites of the car rental companies, indicated on the website of the airport. Instead, you may call the phone numbers which are also found on the airport website. The companies offer unlimited daily mileage and zero deductible in case of theft. Insurances and local taxes will be included in the rental cost. The driver's minimum age is 18 years old. Drivers under the age of 25 pay higher car rental charge. Corporate rental car services by Corporate rent a car are available at the airport.
Long-term and short-term parking, hotels nearby
Buffalo Niagara international Airport has parking lots of several types, which are Daily/Hourly Parking Garage, Long-Term Parking Lot, Economy Parking Lot, and Preferred Parking Lot. All the parking lots are located at Genesee St, 4200, while Economy Parking Lot is placed at Holtz Rd 95.
A number of hotels are nestled beside the airport. These are the Aloft Buffalo, the Mark Adam, the Marriott, the Clarion, the Daysinn, the Doubletree, the Hampton, the Homewood suites, and the Salvatore. The airport guidebook contains the contact numbers of a lot of hotels. You can find it in the baggage claim hall.