Buffalo Airport

Buffalo Niagara International Airport. November 28, 2018 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
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December 11, 2019 - 10:18 am
Cheektowaga, N.Y. (WBEN) - A snowy, chaotic morning Wednesday also included an emergency landing at Buffalo Niagara International Airport. A Southwest 737 was coming in around 9am with an unknown emergency. WBEN learned that 76 people were on board the jet. According to Erie County Blotter, the...
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"The Club" at Buffalo Niagara International Aiport. September 23, 2019 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
Mike Baggerman
September 23, 2019 - 11:43 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - Airport officials unveiled "The Club" at the Buffalo Niagara International Airport with a ribbon cutting ceremony on Monday morning. The business lounge near the TSA Checkpoint was created by development group Airport Dimensions. The 2,800 square-foot lounge features work...
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Sassy Outwater-Wright (left) and Margo Downey (right) utilize Aira at the Buffalo Airport. August 28, 2019 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
Mike Baggerman
August 28, 2019 - 2:33 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - In an effort to help those who are visually impaired, the Buffalo Niagara International Airport and the Niagara Falls International Airport have partnered with Aira, a program that connects travelers who are blind with a trained agent, who will assist them using live video...
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Buffalo Airport officials presented award from JD Power. November 28, 2018 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
Mike Baggerman
November 28, 2018 - 4:29 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - The Buffalo Niagara International Airport announced on Wednesday that it won an award for being one of the best mid-sized airports in the country. The award came from JD Power, a marketing company that unveils surveys on consumer satisfaction. "It's been growing in our...
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Buffalo Niagara International Airport. June 21, 2018 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
Tom Puckett
July 30, 2018 - 4:38 pm
Cheektowaga, NY (WBEN) An American Airlines flight made an emergency landing at Buffalo Niagara International Airport Monday afternoon. The NFTA says around 3pm, flight 9879 from Philadelphia to Buffalo made an emergency landing, after a number of people onboard noticed a smell of smoke. The...
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WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman
Mike Baggerman
February 08, 2018 - 12:27 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - Frontier Airlines announced on Thursday it is adding two new services from the Buffalo Niagara International Airport. Austin, Texas and Durham/Raleigh, North Carolina will be added to their flights from Buffalo. Frontier also has service to Denver, Colorado and four markets...
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WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman
Mike Baggerman
December 12, 2017 - 3:00 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - With holiday travel season right around the corner, Western New Yorkers shouldn't fret about the snow causing any cancellations at the Buffalo Niagara International Airport. "We have a great record of keeping our airport open in very difficult, severe weather situations,"...
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WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman
Mike Baggerman
August 23, 2017 - 4:28 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) – The Buffalo Niagara International Airport held a ribbon cutting ceremony for its new aircraft rescue and firefighting station located next to the airport. WATCH: A fancy introduction at the BNIA A fancy introduction for the new airport rescue and firefighting station at the...
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WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman
Mike Baggerman
July 25, 2017 - 1:22 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - The checked-baggage area of any airport is off limits to the public but on Tuesday, WBEN received a behind-the-scenes look at what goes on at Buffalo Niagara International Airport. "Whether it be a carry on bag or a checked-bag that's going underneath, what you saw was...
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