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Suny plattsburgh

crazedcrazed Registered User Posts: 1,972 Senior Member
edited January 2009 in SUNY - General
My friends daughter is applying to Crane, which has a great reputation.

Her only negative is getting her daughter home to Long Island (or NYC) easily, if need be. I checked out the site and it seems the airport has limited service, none to this area at all.

Other than Greyhound or Amtrak (or obviously getting a ride) is there some other way we are missing, or an airport not so far away that she can fly downstate?

Thanks.
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Replies to: Suny plattsburgh

  • nybmcnybmc Registered User Posts: 94 Junior Member
    The Crane School of Music is actually affiliated with SUNY Potsdam, not Plattsburgh!

    The airport in Potsdam isn't an option, unfortunately. I believe it only operates as a private landing strip. The major airports used are Ottawa, Montreal, and Syracuse. The airport in Burlington,VT is also an option!

    Greyhound may be a convenient travel method, but the trip would be pretty long. I looked up travel times, and anything between 8 - 10 hours is shown for duration (Potsdam to NYC). Not a good option for emergencies! I suggest looking into a bus/flight combo. The bus ride wouldn't be too long to a major airport, and I'm sure she'd be able to find a direct flight to the city.

    Good luck!
  • crazedcrazed Registered User Posts: 1,972 Senior Member
    Thanks. You are obviously right.

    Looks like getting to either the Syracuse or Montreal airports would be best.

    Thanks.
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