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

Airport History

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.

Below is a chronology of major changes and events which have taken place over the decades: