Manchester-Boston Regional Airport, commonly referred to simply as "Manchester Airport," is a public airport located three miles (3 miles) south of the central business district of Manchester, New Hampshire on the county line of Hillsborough and Rockingham counties. The airport lies in two communities, Manchester and Londonderry.
Founded in 1927, it first moved more than 1 million passengers in a year in 1997. It handled 3,896,532 passengers in 2006, down 10.1% from 2005.
The facility was known as Manchester Airport until April 18, 2006 when it added "Boston Regional" to advertise its proximity to Boston, Massachusetts about 50 miles (80 km) to the south.