Take to the air!
The area boasts two airports less than an hour from Watkins Glen and Schuyler County that ensures your next trip will be a breeze!
Elmira Corning Regional Airport (ELM)
Want Convenience? No congested traffic? No driving on two-lane roads, up and down hills just to get to an airport? Then check out the Elmira Corning Regional Airport. The Elmira Corning Regional Airport (ELM) is located just off of Interstate 86. You can take Exit 50 and be in the airport parking lot in five minutes. And speaking of parking, you will have no trouble at all find a spot to park in our spacious lots with short term, long term, and economy lots available. They are close to the main terminal. And, our new "Cell Phone Lot" lets you wait for a pick up call from a passenger - at no charge.
Ithaca Tompkins International Airport (ITH)
The first airport in Ithaca, also believed to be the second airport in New York State, was the Ithaca Municipal Airport, located near the inlet to Cayuga Lake, in an area that Cass Park now occupies. The Hangar Theatre made its home in the renovated municipal airport hangar right next to Cass Park. Tompkins International Airport has three airlines, a fixed based operator (Taughannock Aviation Corporation), reliable ground transportation and a deep commitment to providing exemplary customer service. Ithaca Tompkins International Airport is a vital community asset located just ten minutes from Cornell and downtown Ithaca.