Rochester International Airport sits at a vast 2,400 acre area located 11 km from the central business district of Olmsted County, Minnesota, and United States. Though Rochester International it is a non-hub primary airport, Rochester International Airport receives more than 320,000 passengers per year making it the second busiest airport in Minnesota and the third busiest airport servicing commercial airlines in Minnesota following Duluth International Airport.
In 2001, TWA had flights from the Rochester International Airport to St. Louis until its merger with American Airlines. It underwent major renovations and enhancements to be able to service the 747 Saudi Arabian Airlines and deal with weight restrictions upon departure.
Today, a number of airlines are using the services of the Rochester International Airport, namely:
- American Airlines which operates a wide-ranging domestic and international and domestic network, with scheduled flights throughout North America and other countries.
- Delta Air Lines which operates a wide-ranging domestic and international network in six continents.
- Allegiant Air – is a low-cost American airline owned by Allegiant Travel Co. which operates scheduled and charter flights.
The airport also has a large FedEx Express is a cargo airline which delivers packages and freight to over 375 destinations in almost every part of the world.