Airport Guide to Boston Logan International (BOS)

Airport Name
Boston Logan International Airport

Airport Location
The airport is located 4 miles northeast of Boston.

IATA Code
BOS

Terminals
5

Telephone
1 (800) 235-6426

Airport Overview

Logan International Airport (BOS), or General Edward Lawrence Logan International Airport, is located in Boston, Massachusetts – only 3 miles (4.8km) northeast of downtown Boston. With a workforce of approximately 16,000 people and four well-laid out terminals, this easy-to-use airport is renowned for its efficiency. More than 25 million passengers catch flights to Logan International Airport from across US and around the world.

Almost entirely surrounded by water, traveling to and from Logan International Airport is easiest via ferry. However, this is not to say that the airport is without alternative transport – in fact, due to a number of service providers operating at Logan International, including taxis, trains, buses and shuttles, the airport was dubbed “Easiest Airport to Get To” by aviation.com in 2007.

One of the airport’s main attractions is the Boston Logan International Airport 9/11 Memorial, a 2.5-acre site dedicated to honoring the passengers and crew aboard the two planes that departed from Logan International on 11 September 2001. Against a pristine landscape of trees and stone walls, with a central glass commemorative sculpture, the site is a place of reflection and remembrance.

Terminal Transfer

Walkways between terminals allow easy access by foot. Alternatively, complimentary shuttle service runs between the terminals, as well as the subway station, parking areas and Water Transportation Terminal.

Getting into Town

Ferry: A popular choice for tourists, the MBTA ferries run between Logan International Airport and downtown Boston, as well as other waterfront destinations in the area.

Train: The MBTA Blue Line runs from the Airport Station to areas within Boston. Tickets may be purchased on board for $2.

Taxi: Taxis are available at all terminals. Additional tolls may be charged when traveling through tunnels.

Bus: MBTA buses 448, 459 and CT3 run between the airport and locations within Boston.

Car Parking

Economy and weekly parking are available at Logan International Airport is charged at $3 for the first 30 minutes, $6 for an hour, $11 for two hours, and $2 per hour thereafter, with a maximum daily charge of $18. There’s a free shuttle bus to take you from (and to) the terminals, which runs every 20 minutes. There are three other parking lots are available closer to the terminals charge.

Information Desks

A team of fully qualified public service representatives attends to telephone enquiries, while a traveler’s aid kiosk is located in Terminal E.

Airport Facilities

Money and communications: ATMs and currency exchange.

Luggage: Luggage carts are located in all the terminals for a small fee. There is a lost-and-found office at the Massachusetts State Police Troop F headquarters, located outside the airport in Service Road.

Conference and business: There are no conference and business facilities within the terminals; however, the Embassy Suites Hotel and Boston Logan Airport Hotel both offer state-of-the-art business facilities and meeting rooms.

Shopping: With an abundance of retail outlets scattered throughout each terminal, you’ll find it difficult to leave without treating yourself to a thing or two. Brookstone, Flik Flak, L’Occitane, Sunglass Hut, Swatch, Trends and Styles, Ultra Diamonds and Virgin Books (to name a few) offer attractive options for avid shoppers, while Duty Free Americas features a selection of fragrances, watches, gifts, jewelry, tobacco, alcohol and travel-related merchandise.

Food and drink: From an assortment of pubs such as Boston Beer Works, O’Brian’s Pub and Fox Sports Sky Bar and Grill, to a range of restaurants and fast-food outlets including Wolfgang Puck Gourmet Express, Asian Too, Burger King, Dunkin’ Donuts , McDonald’s, Villa Pizza, Starbucks and Wendy’s, Logan International has something to suit all palettes.

Other facilities: There is a salon in Terminal C, shoeshine stations in Terminals A, B and C, a children’s play area in Terminal A and spa treatment center (XpresSpa) in Terminal B.

Wi-Fi: Free Wi-Fi is available throughout the entire airport.

 

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