The Town of Islip owns and operates Long Island MacArthur Airport (LIMA) in Ronkonkoma, New York. The airport is among the top 90 airports in the United States in terms of passenger volume, which exceeded 2.1 million in 2008. More than 5,000 passengers fly LIMA each day. The airport’s two commercial carriers – Southwest Airlines and USAirways Express – are among the top ten airlines for on-time performance, contributing to LIMA’s reputation as a “no hassle” airport. The airport’s motto is “We make flying a breeze” and its mission is to be a leader in providing safe, efficient and competitive air travel service. Go to www.macarthurairport.com for more information.
Long Island MacArthur Airport
100 Arrival Ave Suite 100
Ronkonkoma NY 11779
Airport switchboard (631) 467-3300
General information (631) 467-3210
Airport Security (631) 467-3315
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Traveling West to East - LIE (495), Exit 57, South Service Road-second light on service road will be Veterans Memorial Highway (454), turn right on Veteran Memorial Highway, travel approximately five (5) miles to Johnson Avenue, (will see signs for Airport) turn left into the Airport.
Southern State Parkway - Exit 44, East, Sunrise Highway (27), travel approximately five (5) miles to Exit 49, go to second light on service road (Johnson Avenue), turn left on Johnson Avenue, travel north (approximately one (1) mile) to the Airport.
Traveling West to East - Sunrise Highway (27), travel to Exit 49, go to second light on service road (Johnson Avenue), turn left on Johnson Avenue, travel north (approximately one (1) mile) to the Airport.
Traveling East to West - Sunrise Hwy to (Exit 50A), turn right on Johnson Avenue travel north (approximately one (1) mile) to the Airport.
Traveling East to West - LIE (495), Exit 60, North Service Road (second light on service road will be Ronkonkoma Avenue), turn left on Ronkonkoma Avenue, travel over bridge; road becomes Smithtown Avenue (road just changes name). At light, turn left on Lakeland Avenue. At light, turn left on Veterans Memorial Highway. Travel on Veterans Memorial Highway until you reach Johnson Avenue, turn left into Airport.
From Port Jefferson - LIE to Nichols Road South, west on Sunrise Hwy to (Exit 50A), turn right on Johnson Avenue travel north (approximately one (1) mile) to the Airport.
From Northeast U.S, including upstate NY - Take I-95 to I-695 (Throgs Neck Expressway). I-695 becomes I-295 (Clearview Expressway) Cross Throgs Neck Bridge. Stay on I-295 to I-495 East (LIE) (follow LIE West to East directions above).
By Train - The LIRR MacArthur Airport Package offers a convenient, discounted rail/shuttle option to/from Ronkonkoma Train station, just 1.5 miles from the airport. For more information, please check the LIRR website at http://mta.info/lirr/getaways/LongIsland/MacArthur.htm
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A shuttle bus to the Long Island Railroad's Ronkonkoma station picks up passengers outside the baggage wing in front of the terminal for a cost of $5.
Taxis are located across the street from the baggage claim. A complete list of pricing, as well as contact numbers is also available inside the terminal building atrium.
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Southwest Airlines: www.southwest.com Reservation hotline: 1-800-435-9792
Destinations: Baltimore-Washington International (BWI), Fort Lauderdale (FLL), Orlando (MCO), Tampa (TPA), West Palm Beach (PBI) with connecting service to more than 40 destinations covering the continental United States, the Caribbean and Mexico.
Connections to: Buffalo, Houston, Los Angeles, Nashville, Oakland, Ontario (CA), Phoenix,
Portland, Salt Lake City, San Diego
USAirways Express: www.usairways.com Telephone: 1-800-428-4322
Destinations: Philadelphia and Washington D.C.
Conections to: More than 800 destinations worldwide
PenAir: www.penair.com Telephone: 1-800-448-4226
Destinations: Boston (service starts July 25)
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For any additional questions involving individuals with disabilities please call (631) 467-3315.
On-Site Car Rental Agencies
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National: Telephone: 1(800) 227-7368
Avis: www.avis.com Telephone: (631) 981-5041
Budget: www.budget.com Telephone: 1(800) 527-0700
Enterprise: www.enterprise.com Telephone: (631) 737-3722
Hertz: www.hertz.com Telephone: (631) 737-9200
Thrifty: www.thrifty.com Telephone: (631) 737-9200
Filing a Noise Complaint
Hotline: (631) 224-5306
A postcard confirming receipt of the complaint will be issued in the mail.