Driving Directions & Airports
Take the NY State Thruway (I-87) north to the Adirondack Northway (Exit 24 in
Take Route 15 south to Champlain Crossing, connecting with I-87 south. Take Exit 34 west, following Route 9N, then follow Route 86 to the Whiteface Mountain/Lake Placid area. Drive time: 2 hours.
Take routes south to the
Take 401 east to
Take I-90 (NY State Thruway) east to Exit 36 (
Lake Placid Airport
Airport Identifier: LKP
The Lake Placid Municipal Airport is about one mile south of the village on Route 73. Hours of operation: 9 a.m.- 5 p.m. daily. 8 a.m. - 8 p.m. in July & August. Runway: 4,200 feet. Services: Air Charter flights from most airports, scenic flights, tie down, and repairs. Call 518-523-2473. www.flyanywhere.com
Plattsburgh International Airport
Airport Identifier: PBG
Plattsburgh International Airport now serves as the gateway to and from the world-class resort of Lake Placid, the surrounding Adirondacks, Montreal and Vermont. Just a 45 minute drive to Lake Placid.
Adirondack Regional Airport
Airport Identifier: SLK
The Adirondack Regional Airport provides the only commercial air service to the Adirondack Park. Located in Lake Clear, 16 miles from Lake Placid, it offers easy access to the entire region. Hertz and Enterprise rental cars are available on site. Commercial flights available through Continental Express: 800-525-0280 or www.continental.com. For more information, including general aviation info., visit Adirondack Regional Airport
Paved 4,100-foot runway with lights. For information, call 518-585-6619 or 518-585-6265.
The Lake Placid area is within 2 1/2 hours driving time of three major airports: Albany, New York; Burlington, Vermont; and Montreal, Quebec. All are serviced by major airline carriers and have car rentals available
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