Massachusetts Transportation

Massachusetts Transportation

Massachusetts is well connected with almost all cities in the USA. You will have all means of transportation to visit Massachusetts. You can also find cost-effective mode of transportation to travel to Massachusetts. You will also get good mode of transportation while visiting the inner parts of the state.

Massachusetts Air Transportation:

There are some of high-class International airports in Massachusetts namely - Logan International Airport, Albany International Airport and Bradley International Airport. However, you will also get some of the regional and municipality airports in Massachusetts namely - Barnstable Municipal Airport, T.F. Green Airport, Hanscom Field Airport, Boston Regional Airport, Martha's Vineyard Airport, Nantucket Memorial Airport, New Bedford Regional Airport, Plymouth Municipal Airport, 508-746-2020 Provincetown Municipal Airport, Westover Metropolitan Airport and 413-593-5543 Worcester Regional Airport etc.

There is good bus and train service that can connect you to the places where you want to go. You will get easier bus service from any of the airports for your various destinations. You can also choose low cost plane to visit Massachusetts as this service is available from many of its municipality airports. You can come to Boston first and then you can decide to visit other places of Massachusetts as it will be the best choice for your traveling comfort.

List of Airports in Massachusetts

City Served FAA IATA ICAO Airport Name
Commercial Service - Primary Airports
Boston BOS BOS KBOS Gen. Edward Lawrence Logan International Airport
Hyannis HYA HYA KHYA Barnstable Municipal Airport (Boardman/Polando Field)
Nantucket ACK ACK KACK Nantucket Memorial Airport
New Bedford EWB EWB KEWB New Bedford Regional Airport
Provincetown PVC PVC KPVC Provincetown Municipal Airport
Vineyard Haven MVY MVY KMVY Martha's Vineyard Airport
Commercial Service - Non-Primary Airports
Bedford BED BED KBED Laurence G. Hanscom Field / Hanscom Air Force Base
Worcester ORH ORH KORH Worcester Regional Airport
Reliever Airports
Beverly BVY BVY KBVY Beverly Municipal Airport
Lawrence LWM LWM KLWM Lawrence Municipal Airport
Norwood OWD OWD KOWD Norwood Memorial Airport
General Aviation Airports
Chatham CQX   KCQX Chatham Municipal Airport
Fitchburg FIT   KFIT Fitchburg Municipal Airport
Gardner GDM GDM KGDM Gardner Municipal Airport
Great Barrington GBR GBR KGBR Walter J. Koladza Airport (Great Barrington Airport)
Mansfield 1B9     Mansfield Municipal Airport
Marshfield GHG   KGHG Marshfield Municipal Airport (George Harlow Field)
Montague 0B5     Turners Falls Airport
North Adams AQW   KAQW Harriman-and-West Airport
Northampton 7B2     Northampton Airport
Orange ORE   KORE Orange Municipal Airport
Pittsfield PSF PSF KPSF Pittsfield Municipal Airport
Plymouth PYM PYM KPYM Plymouth Municipal Airport (Massachusetts)
Southbridge 3B0     Southbridge Municipal Airport
Springfield / Chicopee CEF CEF KCEF Westover Metropolitan Airport / Westover Air Reserve Base
Stow 6B6     Minute Man Air Field
Taunton TAN   KTAN Taunton Municipal Airport (King Field)
Westfield / Springfield BAF BAF KBAF Barnes Municipal Airport
Other Public-Use Airports (not listed in NPIAS)
Barre / Barre Plains 8B5     Tanner-Hiller Airport
Berkley 1M8     Myricks Airport
Edgartown 1B2     Katama Airpark
Falmouth 5B6     Falmouth Airpark
Halifax MA6     Monponsett Pond Seaplane Base
Hanson 28M     Cranland Airport
Hopedale 1B6     Hopedale Industrial Park Airport
Marlboro 9B1     Marlboro Airport
Marstons Mills 2B1     Cape Cod Airport
Methuen MA2     Merrimack Valley Seaplane Base
Newburyport 2B2     Plum Island Airport
Spencer 60M     Spencer Airport
Sterling 3B3     Sterling Airport
Military Airports
Falmouth FMH FMH KFMH Otis Air National Guard Base
Notable Private-Use Airports
Amesbury 6MA0     Lake Gardner Seaplane Base
Ipswich MA36     Snow Airport (former public use, FAA: PHQ)
Palmer 13MA PMX   Metropolitan Airport (former public use, FAA: PMX)
Ware MA53 UWA   Ware Airport (former public use, FAA: UWA)
Notable Former Airports
Acushnet       Acushnet Airport (1952-1959)
Agawam 7B0     Bowles Agawam Airport (1930-1985)
Ayer AYE     Moore Army Airfield (1929-1995)
Bolton       Bolton Airport (1931-1951)
Brockton       Brockton Airport (1920s-1950s)
Burlington BBF BBF KBBF Burlington Municipal Airport
Canton       Boston Metropolitan Airport (1931-1950s)
Fall River FLR   KFLR Fall River Municipal Airport (closed 1996-1998)
Fireworks       Clark Airport
Danvers       Robbins Airport
Grafton       Grafton Airport
Hatfield MA03     Hatfield-Pilgrim Airport
Haverhill 8B6     Haverhill Dutton Airport
Haverhill MA04     Haverhill Riverside Airport & Seaplane Base
Lancaster       Pine Hill Airport
Leicester MA04     Leicester Airport
Nomans Land       No Man's Land Navy Airfield
Norfolk       Norfolk Airport
North Middleboro       North Middleboro Airpark
Quincy       NAS Squantum
Revere       Revere Airport (1920s-1962)
Salem       CGAS Salem
Seekonk, MA / Providence, RI       Providence Airport (1920s-1950s)
South Weymouth NZY     NAS South Weymouth (Shea Field)
Springfield       Springfield Airport
Tewksbury B09     Tew-Mac Airport (closed 1997)
Westboro 3B6     Westboro Airport (1934-1980)

Massachusetts Train Transportation

Amtrak is a well known train service. You can use Amtrak train service to have a fair and a comfort travel to Massachusetts. However, this train service is also considered as the best way traveling mode to Massachusetts. Amtrak offers high-speed Acela Express and the Northeast Regional train. You can get Amtrak service from the most famous cities of the United States namely - Washington, D.C.; Philadelphia; New York; and New Haven and Connecticut etc. The seats are very comfortable and you will have ample place in seating area. The catering service of the train is also good.

Boston is well connected with Amtrak as it provides its services to many of the well known stations namely - Westwood, Back Bay Station and South Station, Framingham, Worcester, Springfield, Amherst and Pittsfield etc.

Massachusetts Bus Service:

Massachusetts bus service can be very useful for traveling inside. You will get good connection of buses from all the airports of Massachusetts. You can choose bus service after getting down from the plane.

Massachusetts Ferry Service:

You will get wide-ranging ferry and boat services to reach Massachusetts. There are many well known companies that provide you high-class to economy class ferry services for your comfort travel. The locations of Massachusetts are favorable for ferry services. You can have cruise facility for your travel too. Some of the famous ferry services are Boston Harbor Cruises, City Water Taxi, The Salem Ferry, Baystate Cruise Company, New England Fast Ferry Company and Martha's Vineyard Fast Ferry etc.

Early Booking for Reservation:

Travelers have to book travel tickets prior to their traveling schedule. Early reservations will help you to have a comfort travel for all means. If you plan to travel by trains, air or ferries you should make it sure that you have booked your tickets already.

Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT)

Massachusetts Department of Transportation Agency Overview
MassDOT Formed November 1, 2009
MassDOT Preceding Agency Massachusetts Executive Office of Transportation, MassHighway, Massachusetts Registry of Motor Vehicles, Massachusetts Aeronautics Commission
MassDOT Jurisdiction Massachusetts
MassDOT Headquarters 10 Park Plaza Boston, Massachusetts
MassDOT Employees TBD (1,850 formerly of MassHighway)
MassDOT Agency Executives Jeffrey B. Mullan, Secretary of Transportation;
John R. Jenkins, Andrew Whittle, Elizabeth Levin, Ferdinand Alvaro, Janice Loux, Board of Directors
MassDOT Parent Agency Independent agency, board appointed by the Governor
Massachusetts Department of Transportation Website