Buffalo Niagara International Airport

Buffalo Airport. December 20, 2019 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
Buffalo Airport. December 20, 2019 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
Mike Baggerman
December 20, 2019 - 12:44 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - Friday begins what is expected to be the busiest day at the Buffalo Niagara International Airport due to holiday travel. AAA of WNY projects that 111.5 million people will be out on the roads and in the air this holiday season. The Buffalo Niagara International Airport...
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Delta plane at BNIA
WBEN Photo/Tim Wenger
Tim Wenger
December 01, 2019 - 1:09 pm
Cheektowaga, N.Y. (WBEN) - The freezing rain conditions early Sunday were enough to send a Delta Airlines aircraft off the taxiway at Buffalo Niagara International Airport after a scheduled landing following a flight from New York's LaGuardia Airport. The landing occurred without incident and...
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Airport Expansion
(WBEN Photo/Brendan Keany)
Brendan Keany
November 22, 2019 - 4:18 pm
BUFFALO (WBEN) - Expansion at the Buffalo Niagara International Airport has reached new heights. Literally. Local officials gathered to celebrate the “Topping Off” of the airport expansion project, which means it has reached its maximum height. pic.twitter.com/fOQAKdCE0X — Brendan Keany (@...
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Buffalo Niagara International Airport. June 21, 2018 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
Tom Puckett
September 26, 2019 - 4:00 am
Cheektowaga, NY (WBEN) After ranking first last year, the Buffalo Niagara International Airport ranked third in the latest JD Power and Associates airport customer satisfaction study for medium sized airports. Buffalo's airport was number one last year, but this year was third to airports in...
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Brendan Keany
June 13, 2019 - 12:45 pm
BUFFALO (WBEN - Brendan Keany) - The Transportation Security Administration is expecting one of the busiest flying seasons in years. While we're all still waiting for summer to officially begin, TSA considers the beginning of their summer season to be the Thursday prior to Memorial Day, and it...
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Buffalo Niagara International Airport. May 13, 2019 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
Mike Baggerman
May 13, 2019 - 10:42 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - Elected officials and NFTA representatives officially broke ground on the $65 million expansion project for the Buffalo Niagara International Airport. The $65 million project will double the airport's baggage claim capacity, provide better traffic flow within the building,...
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Tom Puckett
May 07, 2019 - 4:37 pm
Cheektowaga, NY (WBEN) An Erie man is charged after TSA agents say they found a hand gun in his carry on luggage. Transit Police detectives say 53- year old Thomas Pearson was traveling from the Buffalo airport on route to Philadelphia and was stopped after TSA agents discovered the weapon...
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March 29, 2019 - 12:19 pm
Cheektowaga, NY (WBEN) There will NOT be a Chick-Fil-A at the Buffalo Airport after all. Assemblyman Sean Ryan says the vendor of the Buffalo Airport food court project told him they will not be opening a Chick-fil-A as a part of their airport project. "A publicly financed facility like the Buffalo...
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Tom Puckett
March 28, 2019 - 6:27 pm
Cheektowaga, NY (WBEN) Chick-Fil-A has already opened on Walden Avenue in Cheektowaga, and now there are plans to place the eatery at the Buffalo Airport. The NFTA Board says Chick-Fil-A will be ready by the fall. The board says it is looking to place Chick-Fil-A in the food court, replacing lesser...
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February 08, 2019 - 5:59 am
ALBANY, N.Y. (WBEN/AP) — Federal security officers caught 14 handguns last year at checkpoints in four upstate New York airports. That's a decrease of two from the previous year. The Transportation Security Administration says only Buffalo Niagara International Airport saw an increase, from three...
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