The Capitol Region’s “regional scale” airports include Bradley International Airport in Windsor Locks and Brainard Airport in Hartford.  Bradley, identified as the “Gateway to New England” is an important transportation facility and an engine of economic growth for the Capitol Region and the State of Connecticut.  Brainard Airport provides corporate and private service.  The Connecticut Airport Authority (CAA) manages Bradley International Airport and the state’s five general aviation airports (including Hartford-Brainard airport).  There are also five important, smaller airports in the region: Plainville: Robertson Airport, Simsbury: Simsbury Airport, East Windsor: Skylark Airport, Ellington: Ellington Airport, and Marlborough: Salmon River Airfield.  Airport links and publications are summarized below: