Airports in Connecticut

Bradley International Airport (BDL)


Located halfway between the state of Connecticut's largest cities (Hartford and Springfield), Bradley International Airport (BDL) processes more than 350 daily flights, and, with about five million annual passengers, it is officially the state's busiest airport. The airport is also home to the Bradley Air National Guard Base. Bradley Airport is a busy, though efficient hub, and makes for a reasonably pleasant and stress-free introduction to Connecticut. If you've got some time to kill while waiting for your outbound flight, be sure to check out the New England Air Museum. With more than 75,000 square feet of exhibition space, showcasing exhibits on war planes, the history of air mail, and the famous Tuskegee Airmen, you'll find that your waiting-time passes quickly. The museum is open daily, from 10am to 5pm.


The airport is located 13 miles (20km) north of Hartford.

Getting to the city

The Bradley Flyer offers a bus service to downtown Hartford from the outer roadway at the lower level of Terminal A. Rental cars and taxis are also available.


GMT -5 (GMT -4 from the first Sunday in March to the first Sunday in November).


Tel: +1 860 292 2000.

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Bradley Airport Taxis: the taxi fares above are intended as a guideline only.

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