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A Message from the Supervisor

“Welcome to Islip, the 3rd largest town in New York State, but with an endearing small town feel. We are so proud of our town…our beaches, golf courses, marinas, parks, housing opportunities for all, businesses, industrial parks, healthcare and educational institutions including our own Islip MacArthur Airport that provides many job opportunities. I sincerely hope you find this website helpful.” Angie

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March 25th, 2021 Long Island MacArthur Airport today announced that Southwest Airlines will begin new nonstop service to Music City – Nashville, TN. Nashville (BNA) is available for booking immediately with one daily nonstop flight from ISP beginning June 6, 2021.

“Southwest has been serving Long Island for over 20 years with great service, no change fees, bags fly free, the Southwest Promise for clean, great fares, and more. We welcome this exciting new addition to Southwest’s nonstop cities from MacArthur Airport, and know Long Island will love this opportunity,” said Aviation Commissioner Shelley LaRose-Arken. “While 2020 was an extremely difficult year for air transportation, we are optimistic and see a 2021 rebound as people are ready to safely travel again,” she added.

“Since early in my tenure as Supervisor, expanding service has been a priority,” said Islip Supervisor Angie Carpenter. “Despite challenges with COVID, this is very welcome news, and certainly supports that we never give up, and continue to focus all our efforts on serving the needs of our residents,” added the Supervisor.

“Southwest Airlines is providing a lot more destinations and options as customers look to plan safe summer travels,” said LaRose Arken.

Nashville is known worldwide for its music scene, and is also recognized for its lively food and art culture. The Ascend Amphitheater features live outdoor concerts from different genres including several events this summer. The Grand Ole Opry and the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum are large attractions. The African American Music Museum is a new popular site, as well. Outdoor enthusiasts will enjoy Centennial Park and the Parthenon, and the Cheekwood Botanical Garden. The NASCAR Cup Series is slated for June 18-20, 2021 at the Nashville Superspeedway.To find the latest information on events and best practices for healthy travel, please go to

Click HERE to visit the Town's COVID-19 Information page.

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