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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


Final Environmental Assessment
Runway 10 Obstruction Removal Project

Interested parties are hereby notified that the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has approved an Environmental Assessment (EA) and issued a Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI) for improvements at Schenectady County Airport (SCH) in Schenectady, New York. The Proposed Action involves the removal of trees that obstruct the Runway 10 approach surfaces, along with the associated easement purchases and fee simple land acquisitions. The Environmental Assessment has been prepared in compliance with the National Environmental Policy Act. The purpose of the Environmental Assessment and Finding of No Significant Impact are to assess the effects on the human and natural environment associated with the Proposed Action. The Finding of No Significant Impact is the FAA’s finding that the Proposed Action will not have a significant effect on the human and natural environment associated with the proposed improvements.

View the Final Environmental Assessment



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