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Connecticut Airport Authority

  • Quasi-public agency that owns, improves, and promotes Bradley International Airport and five state-owned airports in Connecticut
  • Works to support Connecticut’s economic growth by improving the aviation transportation resources it can offer for passenger and commercial flights
  • Offers services to local businesses as well as procurement opportunities


Established in 2011, the Connecticut Airport Authority is a quasi-public agency formed to own, improve, and promote Bradley International Airport in Hartford as well as Connecticut’s five state-owned airports (Danielson, Groton-New London, Hartford-Brainard, Waterbury-Oxford, and Windham). CAA works to improve Connecticut’s overall economic growth and development by promoting new routes, supporting commercial development, and attracting new airlines.

Who’s it for

Any company that can benefit from aviation services, or that would like to work on commercial development at Connecticut’s public airports.


To provide the strategic guidance necessary to maximize the return on investment to the Bradley International Airport region. CAA also works to provide excellent customer service and top-quality facilities for its passengers while making Connecticut’s airports more attractive to new airlines, establishing new routes, and supporting Connecticut’s overall economic development and growth strategy.

Resources & Services

Airport Services

Each of Connecticut’s airports supports services that can benefit nearby businesses, including charter service, access to business and cargo flights, and car rentals. CAA manages the ground transportation agreement process for hotels and motels wishing to provide courtesy shuttle service to Bradley International Airport.

Procurement Opportunities

CAA oversees procurement opportunities for a variety of improvements at the state’s airports, including runway rehabilitation, building design and construction, lighting, signage, and marketing.

Leasing and Development

CAA supports leasing and development efforts at Bradley International Airport, including personnel who can advise on how they can support your business strategy. Leasing opportunities are also available within the airport’s terminals.


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