Syracuse Hancock Airport

AIRPORT CHANGES OWNERSHIP
3:19 pm
Mon March 3, 2014

Syracuse's Hancock Airport Lands Safely With Regional Authority

Syracuse Mayor Stephanie Miner hands over the certificate of operation to Airport Authority Board Chair Bill Fisher. Authority Executive Director Chris Callahan and board member Mark Nicotra look on.
Credit Scott Willis / WAER News

It's finally official.  Nearly 6 years of work culminated Monday in the transfer of day-to-day operations of Syracuse's Hancock Airport from the City of Syracuse to the Syracuse Regional Airport Authority.  

Hancock was the last major airport in the state to make the switch.  Mayor Stephanie Miner says it will allow the airport to realize its full potential.  

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HOLIDAY TRAVEL
12:33 pm
Wed November 27, 2013

Chittenango Man Stopped With Loaded Gun at Hancock Airport

The firearm detected in a carry-on bag by TSA officials at Hancock Airport Wednesday.
Credit Lisa Farbstein / TSA

A Madison County man made things a little more complicated for security officials at Syracuse's Hancock Airport Wednesday morning by trying to board a plane with a loaded handgun.  A Transportation Security Officer stopped the man after noticing the semi-automatic weapon in his carry on bag as it passed through the X-ray machine.  TSA contacted Syracuse Police, who confiscated the weapon.  Officials say there was no impact on airport operations during the busiest travel day of the year. 

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TSA PreCheck
4:24 pm
Tue October 29, 2013

Syracuse Passengers Get Taste of Easy Pass Through Airport Security

It might be quicker and easier to get on plane at Hancock Airport now that the TSA has started Pre Check for some passengers.
Credit syrairport.com

Frequent fliers traveling through Syracuse’s Hancock Airport might find their time spent dealing with security drastically reduced.

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