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Nantucket Memorial Airport Reviews
The first place where you can see the sunrise in United States is in Nantucket. The town, island and county once belonged to New York’s Dukes County and it wasn’t part of Massachusetts in 1691. Home to Folgers Coffee. Nantucket has the second oldest lighthouse, oldest functioning windmill and once had been the wealthiest town in US.

Nantucket Memorial Airport Reviews-massachusettsDid you know that Nantucket has the largest concentration of Native American place names in the country. Nantucket is translated as “far away land” in the Wampanoag dialect, who were the original inhabitants of the island.

On Sunday we wrote a review about Nantucket Airlines. Today we’ll be writing a review regarding the public airport in Nantucket: Nantucket Memorial Airport (ACK)


Nantucket Memorial Airport has a one-passenger terminal which provides free WiFi internet connectivity or access through the airport. Restaurants are also within and outside the airport. ACK also has car and bicycle rental services. Parking facilities are also available at Nantucket Memorial Airport with different parking options to choose from.

However, there are limited information about the airport online since Nantucket Memorial Airport is not a big international airport but a public one. The best way to grasp more information about ACK is through their official website.
Nantucket Memorial Airport Reviews-pageOn their official page, customers can access the airport guide for arrivals & departures, parking, ground transportation, airlines & destinations and flight tracker. The web page also provides direct link to their social media account and keeps travellers updated with their current news and updates.

Getting To and From

The different modes of ground transport available between Nantucket Memorial Airport and nearby destinations include cars, taxis, shared rides and airport courtesy shuttle services which are operational between July and early September at an interval of 20 minutes and from 9am to 6pm in the evening.

Nantucket Memorial Airport Reviews-aircraftThree auto rental companies operate from inside the Airport Terminal:

  • Hertz: 1-800-654-3131
  • Nantucket Island Rent-a-Car: 1-800-508-9972
  • Nantucket Windmill Auto: 1-800-228-1227

Location – Traffic – Service

ACK is located three miles (5 km) southeast of Nantucket Town and lies on the south side of the island of Nantucket in the U.S. state of Massachusetts. It is hub for Cape Air Airlines, Delta Airlines, Island Air Airlines, JetBlue Airways Airlines, United Airlines and US Airways Airlines. The airport is owned by the Town of Nantucket and has three asphalt runways and accommodates over a hundred thousand of passengers annually.

Airport/Terminal Map

Nantucket Memorial Airport Reviews and News

Though ACK is not a popular airport, Nantucket Memorial Airport is best known for its hotels since the town of Nantucket is more known to be a top destination in Massachusetts. According to Nantucket Memorial Airport reviews, the airport had gathered a 3.5/5 rating on Yelp and after reading the 7 feedback posted, it made us feel convinced that ACK has the perfect size for the island and the traffic.
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Contact Information:

  • Airport Code:                       ACK
  • Phone Number:                   +1 508-325-5300
  • Website URL:                      http://ma-nantucket.civicplus.com/597/Memorial-Airport
  • Address:                              14 Airport Rd, Nantucket, MA 02554, United States



We have to admit that it wasn’t easy to write a review about Nantucket Memorial Airport. The interior view of the airport is not even shown online. However, we hope that we’re able to provide you necessary and helpful information regarding ACK. Since Nantucket Memorial Airport reviews don’t complain much about their airport, it’s safe to say that the public airport is doing a fair job.

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Nantucket Airlines Reviews

The wholly owned subsidiary of Cape Air known as “Nantucket Airlines” was operated by Hyannis Air Service. In 1994, Cape Air and Nantucket Airlines merged and now are based in Hyannis, Massachusetts, United States though Nantucket Airlines is commonly known as ACK Air, since ACK is the airport code for Nantucket Memorial Airport.

CessnaThe airline consists of 5 Cessna 402 which is an aircraft type that can accommodate 6-100 passengers on board wherein these seats are easily removable so that the aircraft can be used in an all-cargo configuration. There are only three destinations for Nantucket Airlines, mainly Hyannis to Nantucket, Nantucket to Hyannis, but New Bedford is also part of their route since it includes New Bedford Regional Airport. Nantucket Airlines is in partners with American Airlines, jetBlue and United Airlines.

Flying with Nantucket Airlines

There are 4 options offered online for Nantucket Airlines. Customers are allowed to book a flight online, make a commuter reservation, hotel reservation and check flight status. There’s limited information offered online regarding Nantucket Airlines though it’s given because the Massachusetts-based airline is not as major as other American-based airlines.

Travellers are allowed to bring one checked bag, personal item and an additional free carry-out item. However, the exceeding luggage will cost starting at $40. Nantucket Airlines accepts live animals on their Cessna 402 flights though advance reservations are recommended. Only one pet per aircraft may be booked confirmed space. Live animals are approved for travel on a first-come, first-served basis.

Nantucket Airlines Reviews-electronic devicesFor the case of unaccompanied minors, minors under the age of five are not accepted to travel unaccompanied. There is no additional service charge or escort fee for unaccompanied minors from age five and up.

Cellular phones must be turned off prior to walking on the ramp to board and must remain off until entering the terminal at the destination. Portable music devices, tablets and electronic readers must remain off during takeoff and landing. Passengers may always use any medically-prescribed, physiological instrument, such as a hearing aid or pacemaker.

Nantucket Airlines Reviews of Passengers

It seems like Nantucket Airlines is getting a lot of appreciation from its passengers or customers. As to the most recent review posted on May 2, 2016, the passenger commented:

“My family really enjoyed our flight. The pilot was a real pro. Even cooler, was the fact that they allow one passenger to sit next to pilot, as I did on our return trip.
They’re small, and this allows themselves to be flexible. I will use them again.”
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How To Reach Them?

  • Website URL:                      https://www.nantucketairlines.com/
  • Contact Number:                800-CAPE-AIR (227-3247) / 508-771-6944
  • Head Office Address:          660 Barnstable Road, Hyannis, MA 02601, 508-771-6944


Well what can I say, the reviewer was right. Since they are a small transportation company, it was easy for them to maintain and provide exclusive services. The adage “Small but terrible” will apply to Nantucket Airlines and Cape Air. Kudos for the airline for providing quality of service for more than two decades. Based on Nantucket Airlines reviews, feedback and all the information we gathered, it’s safe to say that Nantucket Airlines is worth the ride.

Have you flown with Nantucket Airlines? Feel free to share your experience below.