Boston Logan International Airport Guide

Boston Logan International Airport is also known as General Edward Lawrence Logan International Airport and it is the main airport that operates in Boston city, Massachusetts United States.

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About Boston Logan International Airport

Logan International Airport in East Boston is the focal point of what connects Boston to the rest of the world. The airport is situated in East Boston - 3 miles' drive from Downtown Boston. Hundreds of international and American flights depart from Logan every day almost everywhere in the world because it has many destinations such as Europe, Asia, the Middle East, Latin and North America. Its name is abbreviated as BOS Airport, you check it out in this abbreviations and acronyms search engine. It covers 2,384 acres of land; it has six runways and four passenger terminals, and also it has almost 16,000 employees.

It is considered to be the largest airport in the New England region, and also in 2015, it was named as 17th-busiest airport in the USA with 25.5 million total passengers. The Massport stated an 8.5% increase in passenger traffic in 2016 comparing to 2015, having a total of around 27.7 million passengers. But in 2017, the passengers’ amount increased and become 38,412,419 million, and it gave the BOS Airport the rank of 16th-busiest airport title in the United States. BOS Airport operates as a hub for Azores Airlines, Delta Air Lines, as well as Cape Air. It is considered to be a focus city for JetBlue. Also, American Airlines operates from BOS Airport. The airport manages domestic and international flights, and its’ busiest routes considered to be Chicago, San Francisco, Atlanta, LA, New York, Washington, Baltimore, Orlando, Philadelphia, and Newark. The airports' carriers are served by a total of 56 airlines, including 12 foreign flag carriers, 21 U.S. certified air carriers, 12 commuter airlines and 11 cargo carriers.

The top of the carriers is considered to be Delta, American Airlines etc. All major US air carriers offer flights from Boston to all or most of their primary and secondary nodes. The airport is managed by the Massachusetts Port Authority (Massport). It is governed by a board with seven members, they are appointed by the Governor of the Commonwealth for each of them to seven-year terms.

Short information about Boston

Boston is well-known and one of the oldest cities in the USA. The Puritans settlers from England landed on the Shawmut Peninsula in September 1630; it was called like that by the Native Americans who were living there. But it was renamed like plenty of old American cities after a town located in Lincolnshire, England and became Boston.

Boston is the city and the capital of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, and seat of Suffolk County in the northeastern USA. It covers 124 km2 with the population of almost 685,094 in 2017. It is the biggest and populous city in the New England region and the 23rd largest city in the US. Boston has an unusually small area for a major city, and more than 1/4 of the total, that includes part of the Charles River, Boston Harbor, and a portion of the Atlantic -is water.

Numerous early Revolutionary War battles were fought in or near Boston, and it was the home of relevant events in US history such as the American Revolution, the Boston Tea Party, the Battle of Bunker Hill, and etc. After the independence of the United States from Great Britain, it continued to be an important port and industrial center, as well as a center for education and culture being an international focus for higher education, and a world leader in innovation and entrepreneurship, which has more than 2000 startups.

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In 1897, America’s first subway was built in Boston - the Tremont Street Subway. It is also considered to be the 3rd in the world to use electric traction. But this is not all the distinguishes of Boston, it is also the home for the oldest park in the USA – the Boston Common. It was established in 1634 and remains one of the popular places for folks to gather. In 1849, the first Public Library was founded in Boston. It was not the first public library, but after the opening its first branch in East Boston in 1869, it became the first branch library system in the USA. In addition to this, the first chocolate factory in the country was opened in Boston in 1765 by Walter Baker. As regarding the education in Boston, some of the most well-known and highly ranked universities in the world are located nearby Boston. There are three major universities in the city, Harvard, Tufts and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), and they are situated outside of Boston in the cities of Somerville and Cambridge, they are known as the Brainpower Triangle.

Boston also has visitors which amount estimates almost to 20 million and they are attracted by the city’s rich history.

About Duty free

Duty Free Americas is the outstanding travel retailer. It has more than 80 duty free stores throughout the US and in the international markets. They have a wide range of wine and spirits fragrances, cosmetics, luxury leather goods, tobacco and edibles, watches and jewelry, and travel-exclusive merchandise. It provides value to its customers; it also offers premium products from the world’s most famous brands without tax and duty free. It is located in the Terminal A at the Logan’s Airport.

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