USA Today has named T. F. Green Airport as a winner in the 2021 “USA Today 10Best Readers’ Choice” travel award contest for “Best Small Airport” in the nation. T. F. Green Airport placed 3rd in the nationwide poll after being nominated as one of the Top 20 small airports in the country by a panel of travel experts.
“We continue to be honored by the continued support shown by Rhode Islanders and throughout the nation who consider T. F. Green Airport their airport of choice,” said Iftikhar Ahmad, President and CEO of the Rhode Island Airport Corporation. “All at T. F. Green Airport take pride that our commitment to excellence has been recognized by travel experts and passengers alike, and hope that these continued honors will help foster a quicker recovery to the region’s travel and tourism economy.”
“On behalf of the residents of Warwick, I am thrilled to congratulate T.F. Green on being named the 3rd Best Small Airport in the country,” said Warwick Mayor Frank J. Picozzi. “T.F. Green is an important transportation hub which connects Warwick to the world, and Rhode Island to the country. I am so glad travelers from across our country agree that T.F. Green provides a safe and comfortable travel experience to visitors and Rhode Islanders alike. Even though they may have been told they landed in Providence, we look forward to welcoming them to “Warwick” for years to come!”
“Although T. F. Green Airport continues to strive to be #1, we are thrilled that so many in our state and community have honored us with their support,” said Jonathan Savage, chair of the Rhode Island Airport Corporation’s board of directors. “We are grateful for every vote, which helps keep Rhode Island top of mind for a traveling public looking forward to future safe travels to our beautiful state.”
According to USA Today’s “Ten Best” website: “Loyal fans of T. F. Green Airport in Rhode Island love it as an alternative to Boston Logan for its lack of crowds and lines and quick access to Providence and Boston via a dedicated train station. It is also an excellent option for travelers heading to Cape Cod.”
T. F. Green Airport also offered its congratulations to Myrtle Beach International Airport, which took top honors after spending much of the contest at the number one spot. T. F. Green Airport was again the top-rated airport in the Northeast, with Long Island MacArthur Airport placing 4th and Bradley International Airport placing 7th in the 2021 rankings. https://www.10best.com/awards/travel/best-small-airport-2020.
The efforts of local cities bolstered local efforts to support T. F. Green Airport in the contest, residents, tourism councils and other local businesses, including the New England Patriots, who have named T. F. Green Airport the “Official Airport of the New England Patriots.” All of these cities, residents, councils, and businesses enthusiastically voted in support of T. F. Green Airport for the “Best Small Airport” award.
About T.F. Green Airport: A convenient and low-cost international gateway to New England, T. F. Green Airport (PVD) has a large catchment area with 7.5 million residents within 90 minutes of the airport. It attracts passengers from nearby Massachusetts and eastern Connecticut. PVD is located just outside of Providence, Rhode Island. Well known for ease of traveler access, affordable parking, and faster security lines, T. F. Green Airport was named as one of USA Today’s Readers’ Choice Best Small Airports” for 2021 as well as “Top Five” in Travel + Leisure’s “World’s Best 2020” Awards for Top Domestic Airports. T. F. Green was most recently named 4th “Best Airport” in the U.S. in the Condé Nast Traveler Readers’ Choice Awards.