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11/20/2017: Chemung County Welcomes United Airlines to the Elmira Corning Regional Airport
BIG FLATS, NY - Chemung County Executive Tom Santulli and the Elmira Corning Regional Airport Director of Aviation Bill Hopper are excited to welcome United Airlines to the Elmira Corning Regional Airport. Starting in April 2018, United Airlines will make direct flights to the Newark Liberty International Airport (EWR) two times a day.

"The Chemung County community is very excited United Airlines will be coming to the Elmira Corning Regional Airport to provide nonstop jet service to Newark Liberty International Airport. This is especially good news to both our passengers who fly for business or pleasure. This announcement comes as we complete at $14 million airfield upgrade and construct our new $58 million terminal.  It's important to note that the business community played a vital role in attracting United and we couldn't have done it without their participation," says Thomas J. Santulli, Chemung County Executive.

 Flights will begin April 9, 2018 but you can now make reservations online. Flights will depart from the Elmira Corning Regional Airport at 6:00 AM and 6:00 PM. Flights will depart from Newark Liberty at 4:00 PM and 9:00PM. Flights will be approximately an hour and 25 minutes.

"The announcement of United Airlines service between Elmira Corning Regional Airport and Newark Liberty Airport is an exciting addition to an already exciting era. When considering the present services by Delta and Allegiant, adding United to the mix gives Elmira Corning Regional Airport the most complete and most unique offerings to air travelers to and from the Twin Tiers and Southern Finger Lakes," says Bill Hopper, Director of Aviation at the Elmira Corning Regional Airport.

 "The service that United Airlines will provide is a tremendous benefit for the Greater Corning-Elmira region because it offers more options for leisure and business travelers. More access to overseas destinations will be particularly helpful to Corning Incorporated employees who live abroad, or travel to company and customer locations all over the world.  A more robust air service in the area is great for our community!" explains Tom Tranter, President of Corning Enterprises.

8/10/2017: Construction Begins Om ELM Airport Terminal Project

BIG FLATS - The Elmira Corning Regional Airport (ELM) is excited to announce the start of the major Terminal Revitalization project. Construction on the $58M renovation project began this past week.The new design will transform the user experience, using open-air landscaped courtyards and extensive glass walls that create a sense of walking through the woods. The expanded terminal will also offer additional amenities and a more efficient flow for travelers.

The airport and terminal will be fully operational during construction with reconfiguration of the floor plan that will be noticeable to those familiar with ELM. The first major area of the terminal construction will be open by July 2018 and the entire terminal building will open by October 2018. During this time, please plan to arrive an additional 20 minutes earlier than normal.

During Construction, the short-term parking will have approximately half the available spots it currently has. During this period, we ask that there be no overnight parking in the short-term parking lot. Unfortunately, during this period, we will not be able to offer the short-term parking lot privileges that Pass Plus Members enjoy. Once the short-term lot is brought back to its present configuration, we will be happy to reinstate this Pass Plus Membership privilege. 

For updates on the project visit this page often.

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