Flights to Rhode Island
Traveling to Rhode Island by air is easy because it is made accessible by the Theodore Francis Green State Airport (PVD) or T.F. Green and the Logan International Airport in nearby Boston.
T.F. Green is conveniently located in Warwick, ten minutes from Providence, and 71 minutes from Boston. Exit Number 13 from the highway leads directly to the airport, ensuring no traffic problems.
Travelers may also take the Amtrak or MBTA Trains, Peter Pan Bus or the airport hourly shuttle service in downtown Providence to get to T.F. Green. The airport is open 24-hours every day of the year and has shops, restaurants, and an arcade for those who have time to spare before their flight. It is ideal to be at the airport at least an hour and a half before departure.
Those traveling for business can make use of meeting and conference rooms with power outlets and speakerphones. All public areas have Wi-Fi internet access and flight schedules can be tracked using your PDA and laptop. Travelers can also ask for wheelchair assistance, baggage service, car rentals, handicap parking and airport parking. Just coordinate with the airport assistance personnel or individual airlines.
T.F. Green is serviced by Air Canada, American Airlines, Cape Air, Continental Airlines, Delta Airlines, Northwest Airlines, Southwest Airlines, United Airlines, USAirways, SATA International and New England Airlines. Boston’s Logan International Airport is the largest in New England and is ranked 19th in the US in terms of passenger volume, while on 16th standing for flight movements. It occupies 2, 400 acres, 700 acres of which is water. It has a total of six runways, 102 gate positions for scheduled and non-scheduled flights and four passenger terminals — A, B, C and E. Each has individual facilities for ticketing, baggage and ground transportation. Terminal E is its international gateway.
Aside from restaurants, duty-free, banking services, salons, spa, and other shops that service all possible travelers’ needs, Logan International Airport also has a chapel, fire-rescue unit, own power plant, and state police. It similarly has public internet access.
Logan International Airport is serviced by Aer Lingus, Air Canada, Air France, Air One, AirTran Airways, Alaska Airlines, Alitalia, American, American Eagle, British Airways, Cape Air, Continental, Delta Air Lines, Finnair, Iberia, Icelandair, JetBlue Airways, Lufthansa, Midwest, Northwest, SATA, Spirit Airlines, Swiss, United, United Express, US Airway and Virgin Atlantic Airways.
For travelers who want to travel in style, they may charter their air transportation. Local companies such as Heli Charter, New England Airlines, Resort Air, Corporate Air Inc, Jet A-Way Charters, Jet America Corp., Air Newport, and Aeroserv Express offer privacy and flexible schedules. Chartering your own flight to Rhode Island will also save time on registering, checking in luggage and security checks.