ATTENTION ALL TRAVELERS: Federal law require wearing a mask at all times in and on the airport and failure to comply may result in removal and denial of re-entry. Refusing to wear a mask in or on the airport is a violation of federal law; individuals may be subject to penalties under federal law.

Outside sign and parking lot at SBY Airport

SBY Airport

In 1940, Wicomico County and the City of Salisbury began construction of the airport under a joint agreement with the Federal Works Progress Administration. Originally encompassing 695 acres, the project cost $1.5 million. Today, the airport spans roughly 1,000 acres, making it the second largest in the state of Maryland.

6,400 feet

38 miles

27 miles


Airport Managment

Tony Rudy, Manager
Chris Davidson, Assistant Manager
John Psota, Acting County Executive -County Administrator

Airport Commission

Calvin D. Peacock, Chairman
Matthew E. Creamer, Vice Chairman
R. Wayne Strausburg
Weston S. Young, P.E.
Nola M. Arnold

Wicomico County Council Representative

John Cannon

Salisbury City Council Representative

April Jackson

Worcester County Representative

James "Bud" Church

Economic Impact

The Salisbury Regional Airport (SBY) is centrally located on the Delmarva Peninsula near the crossroads of two major highways, US 50 and US 13. The airport supports American Airlines scheduled service, FEDEX cargo service, Maryland State Police helicopter operations, and a wide range of general-aviation activities, including corporate-jet operations, primary flight training, on-demand charter service, and light-plane business and recreational flying. Directly and indirectly, the airport supports 1,300 jobs and generates annual revenue of $84 million.