Watertown, NY

Watertown International Airport (ART)

Airport Information

Watertown International Airport (ART)

Welcome to Watertown International Airport!

This airport is a county owned airport located in Jefferson County, New York, United States. It is a public use, FAA Part 139 certificated airport serving Northern New York, Southern Ontario and the Fort Drum region. With twice daily service to Philadelphia International Airport (PHL) by American Airlines, traveling has never been easier. The airport is located five nautical miles (6 mi, 9km) west of the central business district of Watertown. It is mostly used for general aviaton, but has scheduled passenger service provided by one commericail airline and subsidized by the Essential Air Service program.

The Watertown International Airport covers an area of 1,060 acres (429 ha) at an elevation of 328 feet(100m) above mean sea level. It has two asphalt paved runways: 10/28 is 5,999 by 150 feet and 7/25 is 4,999 by 150 feet.

Passenger Services

Watertown International Airport provides an executive-style flying experience while saving you time and money:

  • Free parking, long- and short-term
  • Short TSA security lines
  • Direct connections to worldwide destinations to/from Philadelphia
  • Competitively priced fares
  • Newly remodeled terminal
  • Free Wi-Fi access
  • Business center on site
  • Car rental service via Rent-a-Wreck


The transportation to Watertown Airport is convenient, as it is only five minutes from Interstate 81 on Route 12F. Also, the airport provides free long and short term parking just steps from the terminal. The car rental service at the airport is provided by Rent-A-Wreck of Watertown. There are also several off airport rental services in the Watertown area. 


If you plan on staying the night, make sure to check out Comfort Inn and Suites.