In October of
1999, Airtours International Airline began a seven-year operating agreement with our
airport. Airtours International Managing Director, Dave Henry, says of the agreement,
"[We are] delighted that the facilities have been developed specifically for the
leisure airline and holiday makers. Those improvements continue." Click
here for airlines and tour operators.
OSIA is growing quickly to accommodate domestic and international
leisure travelers. For instance, a $300,000 expansion of our Welcome Center is slated for
completion in January, 2000. The expansion will improve the overall aesthetics of the area
and will enhance travel convenience for passengers.
Other expansions are under way that will increase OSIA's current million-plus passenger
capacity to three million passengers annually.
Here is a brief rundown of the other services and facilities that make OSIA a leader among
international airports in passenger convenience:
OSIA currently provides scheduled domestic airline access
via Pan Am flights out of Boston/Portsmouth,
New Hampshire and Chicago/Gary, Indiana. We also provide chartered airline service
- JMC Airlines
Customs, INS and USDA officials are staffed to serve a 24
Our new, state-of-the-art, 48,000 square-foot cargo
facility includes a 6,600 square-foot refrigeration facility. The refrigeration facility
allows for the storage of perishable items such as flowers and ferns, for overseas
OSIA is one of the few airports in the U.S. that can
provide free luggage cart service.
The brief stays at our airport are made even more enjoyable
for younger passengers by video games and other entertainment in our popular Children's
Our on-site car rental facilities contribute to the speed
and ease with which passengers can get on the road.
OSIA is one of the few international airports that can
still offer free parking facilities.