Logan International Airport (officially General Edward Lawrence Logan International Airport) (IATA: BOS, ICAO: KBOS, FAA LID: BOS) is an international airport located in the East Boston neighborhood of Boston, Massachusetts, United States, (and partly in the town of Winthrop, Massachusetts). It covers 2,384 acres (965 ha), has six runways, four passenger terminals, and employs an estimated 16,000 people. Logan is the largest airport in New England and 18th busiest airport in the United States, with 33.5 million total passengers in 2015.
The airport serves as a focus city for JetBlue, which carries out the largest operations from Logan International Airport, as well as a hub for Delta Air Lines. The regional airline Cape Air and commuter airline PenAir all carry out hub operations from Boston. American Airlines also carry out many operations from the airport. All of the major U.S. air carriers offer flights from Boston to all or the majority of their primary and secondary hubs. It is also a destination of many major European airlines. Logan Airport has previously served as a hub for Air New England, American Eagle, Braniff International Airways, and Northeast Airlines, as well as a focus city for AirTran Airways, American Airlines, Continental Airlines, Continental Connection, Pan American World Airways, Trans World Airlines, and US Airways.
The airport has frequent service to destinations throughout North America (including the United States, Canada and Mexico), Latin America, the Caribbean, the Mid-Atlantic region (including Bermuda and the Azores), and Middle East, Europe and Asia. Recently, Logan has seen rapid growth in international traffic, with new routes added by airlines such as Aeromexico, Air Berlin, Cathay Pacific, Copa Airlines, El Al, Emirates, Eurowings, Hainan Airlines, Japan Airlines, Norwegian Air Shuttle, Qatar Airways, Scandinavian Airlines, TAP Portugal, Thomas Cook Airlines, Turkish Airlines, WestJet Encore, and WOW air as well as increased traffic on previously existing routes to Europe, Asia and the Middle East.
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