Stewart International is in the heart of the Hudson Valley in Orange County, New York. Its comfortable size, modern amenities and easy access to roads and public transportation make it an attractive alternative to the big airports of the region. The airport boasts numerous buildings and provides a versatile backdrop. Owned by the Port Authority, any projects interested in filming on the premises should plan for a 30-day approval process, so get those requests in early! For more information or to schedule a scout visit, please contact the film office at (845-615-3885).
OPERATED BY: The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey since November 1, 2007. In 2007, the Port Authority purchased the remaining 93 years of a 99-year operating lease for $87.5 million.
LOCATION: Newburgh/New Windsor, New York, at the intersection of the New York State Thruway (I-87) and Interstate 84. The airport is 60 miles north of New York City and within a 250-mile radius of Philadelphia, Baltimore, Washington, D.C., Buffalo, Boston, Toronto and Montreal.
SIZE: SWF covers 2,400 acres.
TERMINALS AND FACILITIES: Stewart International’s terminal features an expansive lobby with 37 check-in stations, several check-in kiosks, shared-use terminal equipment, an additional checkpoint lane, two Explosive Detection Systems (EDS) baggage screening systems, and a new Federal Inspection Service facility to efficiently process international arrivals. The terminal also includes seven passenger gates and jet-boarding bridges, ticket counters, an electronic flight information display system, a spacious baggage claim area, and car rental agencies. The concourse features top-notch concessions, an ATM, and Wi-Fi service.
CARGO: Stewart International maintains 536,800 square feet of air cargo facilities. The airport handles a variety of cargo, from oversized freight to express packages to livestock. The airport is home to the New York Animal Import Center. FedEx and UPS operates regularly scheduled flights at the airport. The U.S. Postal Service’s mail facility for the mid-Hudson region and a USDA inspection facility are at the airport.
AIR TRAFFIC CONTROL TOWER: A state-of-the-art control tower was commissioned by the FAA in 2006. Open 24 hours a day, the tower is staffed by FAA-certified air-traffic controllers.
RUNWAYS: Stewart International has two pairs of runways-one is 11,817 feet (3,602 meters) and the other is 6,004 feet (1,830 meters) long. Both are 150 feet (46 meters) wide.