8 REASONS TO FLY WITH BRADLEY

There’s a reason that Bradley International Airport (BDL) was named a Top 10 Airport by both USA Today and Condé Nast Traveler – and many reasons to choose BDL for your next flight. Here are 8 really good ones.

1. LOCATION, LOCATION, LOCATION.

Bradley International Airport is conveniently located close to Hartford and Springfield with easy airport access from any direction.

2. JUST THE RIGHT SIZE.

Larger airports can become overcrowded. Smaller airports sometimes lack amenities for a comfortable journey. But Bradley International Airport is just the right size: not too large that it becomes a logistical hassle, and not so small that it lacks a variety of convenient amenities.

3. LESS TRAFFIC, LESS LINES, LESS STRESS.

When traveling from BDL, expect less traffic en route, shorter lines, less wait time overall, and an easily navigable airport, all working to help streamline your travel experience — and start your journey right.

4. GREAT PARKING AND TRANSPORTATION.

We know your trip starts even before your flight. That’s why we offer a variety of convenient parking options with great rates, so you can enjoy every step of the journey. And now you can expect an even smoother travel experience with our new Ground Transportation Center, which houses all rental cars under one roof, offers more public parking, and in the future will include better access to public transportation.

5. EXCITING NONSTOP DESTINATIONS.

When you just need to get away, why not fly there nonstop? BDL offers 35+ nonstop destinations from the east coast to the west coast and in between, in addition to international service to Canada and Ireland. See a full list here, offered by 11 different airlines.

6.  ALL YOUR FAVORITE AIRLINES.

Bradley International Airport is home to 11 different airlines, giving you a variety of travel choices. They include Aer Lingus, Air Canada, American Airlines, Breeze Airways, Delta, Frontier Airlines, JetBlue,  Southwest, Spirit, Sun Country Airlines and, United Airlines,

7. THE AMENITIES YOU NEED.

When you travel from BDL, you travel with great amenities. Enjoy an on-site lounge, 25+ dining and shopping options, outdoor and indoor pet relief areas, a lactation area for new mothers, free WiFi, phone charging stations, an attached hotel, and plenty of other great lodging options nearby.

8. ELEVATED SERVICES.

We’re always looking to enhance the passenger experience. That’s why we offer elevated services including mobile food ordering, automated parking, TSA Pre-Check, Clear, and even animal relief areas for when Fido joins the journey!


Bradley International Airport (BDL) invites you to love the journey at New England's second-largest airport. Recognized nationally by leading travel publications for its ease of travel, Bradley International Airport is ready to welcome you with new nonstops, expanded services, and convenient travel. The award-winning airport is operated by the Connecticut Airport Authority, and its operations are entirely self-funded. The airport contributes nearly $3.6 billion to the regional economy.

*Some nonstop flights may operate only during certain time periods of the year (seasonally). For the latest flight information, please visit the airline's website.