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Schenectady County Airport

The Schenectady County airport is county-owned and was founded in 1927. It is home to the Stratton Air National Guard Base, Richmor Aviation, an Armed Forces Reserve Center, the Schenectady County Airport Business Park, Schenectady County Community College’s aviation and air traffic controller program, and the Empire State Aeroscience Museum.  Averaging 163 flight operations daily, the airport is well used by local residents, businesses, and others visiting the Capital District.

Schenectady Airport from above


Draft Environmental Assessment
Runway 10 Obstruction Removal Project

In accordance with the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA), NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that copies of a Draft Environmental Assessment (EA) for an Obstruction Removal Project at Schenectady County Airport are available for public review and comment. The Draft EA identifies the proposed action, portrays project alternatives, and presents an evaluation of potential environmental impacts.

View the Environmental Assessment

Appendix A

Appendix B

Appendix C

Appendix D

Appendix E

Appendix F

Copies of the Draft EA are also available to be reviewed at the Schenectady County Engineering & Public Works Department, 100 Keller Avenue, Schenectady NY. Please call (518) 356-5340 ext. 3237 to schedule an appointment.
Based on the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, a virtual public meeting will be held from 6:00 to 7:00 P.M on August 31, 2022. The virtual public meeting will be conducted using the Microsoft Teams platform. To access the meeting, go to

Public comments on the Draft EA may be submitted by mail to the address below or to the following email address Comments must be received by close of business on September 15, 2022, in order to be considered in the Final EA.

Attn: Airport Draft EA Public Comment
Schenectady County Engineering & Public Works
100 Kellar Avenue
Schenectady, NY 12306

Richmor Aviation- Airport Fixed Base Operator

Richmor Aviation, Schenectady County and Schenectady County Community College have a partnership whereby students at SCCC can earn an Associate’s Degree in Aviation Science through Richmor Aviation at the Schenectady County Airport!

Whether you are a student, private airplane owner, or looking for charter flights, Richmor Aviation at the Schenectady County Airport can help you with your flight needs!

Richmore Aviation FAA Certified Flight School

Address: 19 Airport Rd. Scotia, NY 12302
Phone: (845) 336-5638
Fax: (518) 399-8192