Long Islanders have a wide variety of choices when it comes to flying to and from home. Not only are there several Island-based airports, but there are also New York City and New Jersey airports within driving distnace. Here's a list of major airports serving Long Islanders.
East Hampton Airport
East Hampton Airport in Wainscott, (631) 324-0770, is owned and operated by the Town of East Hampton. East Hampton Airlines offers chartered flights from this airport.
Long Island is also home to a number of smaller, private airports. You can find a list of them at CitiDexLi.com.
New York & New Jersey Airports
Long Islanders can also use the three main airports in New York City and New Jersey.
John F. Kennedy International Airport, located in New York City’s largest borough, Queens, is the area’s hub for national and international flights. Long Islanders can hire a taxi, or take the Long Island Rail Road to the Jamaica station, and then connect to the MTA’s AirTrain, which goes to and from Kennedy terminals, or take buses from Manhattan or Queens to the airport.
For more information, please see JFK Airport.
LaGuardia Airport , also located in Queens, offers mostly domestic flights, but also has carriers that fly to Canada and parts of the Caribbean.