Atlanta is served by Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport (ATL). Hartsfield-Jackson bears the proud distinction of being "the world’s busiest passenger airport." The Airport has long been known as a major connecting hub serving numerous destinations around the globe.
Official Name: The Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport
Official Shortened Name/Code: ATL (Airport Code)
Ownership/Operator: The City of Atlanta / Department of Aviation
Distance From Downtown Atlanta: 10 miles (16.2 kilometers)
The Terminal complex measures 130 acres (52.6 hectares), or 5.8 million square feet. The complex includes the Terminal building and Concourses T, A, B, C, D, and E – the International Concourse. Within these Concourses, there are 148 domestic and 28 international gates. The Airport is free of any architectural barriers to people with disabilities.
The Airport's underground, automated people mover connects all concourses with the Terminal and consists of nine, four-car trains operating on a 3.5 mile loop track. The time between trains is approximately two minutes.
There are 29,550 public parking spaces at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport, including 13,566 in covered parking decks, 7,800 in North and South Economy parking lots and 8,184 in the Airport's Park-Ride lots. Special parking spaces are also provided for disabled passengers in each lot.
Thirty shuttle services offer door-to-door and on-demand pickup service in the Atlanta metropolitan area and bordering states. Vans carry seven to 14 passengers and depart every 15 minutes within the metropolitan area, and every 30 minutes for all other areas. Hartsfield-Jackson's taxi loading zone is located within the Ground Transportation Center just west of the Terminal South baggage claim area. The Airport houses 11 rental car agencies with free shuttle service to and from the Airport. The Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority (MARTA) is located on the west end of the Terminal between Terminal North and South baggage claim areas. The Airport Information and Ground Transportation Center offers the convenience of arranging your transportation to the downtown Atlanta, Midtown and Buckhead areas. In addition, you may arrange your limo and sedan transportation needs by requesting the service through Hartsfield-Jackson's Host Volunteer or Customer Service Representative booth located next to Atlanta Link.
There are more than 200 concession outlets throughout the airport, including 89 food and beverage, outlets, 85 retail and convenience outlets and 55 staffed service outlets covering approximately 209,000 square feet.