Atlantic City International Airport

Atlantic City International Airport

Atlantic City International Airport (ACY) is a shared civil-military airport located 9 miles (14 km) northwest of central Atlantic City, New Jersey, in Egg Harbor Township, the Pomona section of Galloway Township and in Hamilton Township. As of 2022, the airport handled 1,167,164 passengers. 

The airport was originally commissioned as Naval Air Station Atlantic City (NASAC) in 1942 during World War II. After the war, the airport was used by the New Jersey Air National Guard and the New Jersey State Police. In 1978, the airport was transferred to the South Jersey Transportation Authority (SJTA). The SJTA began commercial operations at the airport in 1982.

General Information about Atlantic City Airport

The following table is an overview of ACY Airport indicated below:

AirportAtlantic City International Airport
Airport TypePublic
OwnerSouth Jersey Transportation Authority (SJTA)
OperatorPort Authority of New York and New Jersey & SJTA
ServesAtlantic City, New Jersey, U.S
Hub forSpirit Airlines, Songbird Airways
Atlantic City Airport CodeACY
Atlantic City Airport Terminals1
ACY Airport Runway2
ACY Airport Coordinates39°27′27″N 074°34′38″W
Atlantic City Airport Address101 Atlantic City International Airport, Egg Harbor Township, NJ 08234, United States
Contact Number+1 609-645-7895
Official Website
Elevation75 ft / 23 m

Atlantic City Airport Code

Atlantic City Airport code is ACY. This three-letter IATA code is based on the name of the airport Atlantic City. 


Atlantic City Airport Map

The Atlantic City Airport location Map is a useful tool for finding your way around the airport, and for planning your journey.

Atlantic City International Airport Runway

ACY airport has two runways:

NameLength (mtr)Length (ft)Surface

Atlantic City Airport Terminal

Atlantic City International Airport has one terminal. This terminal serves all airlines operating at the airport, including Spirit Airlines, American Airlines, and Frontier Airlines. The terminal has a small layout, making it an easy airport to navigate. It features a variety of amenities, including check-in counters, baggage claim, security checkpoints, restaurants, and shops.

Nearest Airports to Atlantic City International Airport (ACY)

Some of the closest airports to ACY Airport are:

  • Philadelphia International Airport – 66 miles
  • New Castle Air National Guard Base – 87 miles
  • Trenton-Mercer Airport – 94 miles
  • Newark Liberty International Airport – 115 miles
  • John F. Kennedy International Airport – 139 miles
  • LaGuardia Airport – 144 miles

Airlines Operating from Atlantic City Airport

The following airlines operate from Atlantic City Airport:

  • Spirit Airlines

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