Albuquerque Sunport (ABQ) Airport
Albuquerque Sunport ABQ Airport Overview
The city of Albuquerque is a high-desert city, situated at the foot of the Sandia Mountains. It is one of the oldest cities in America and has been home to people of the Rio Grande Valley for many centuries, rich in history and culture. Albuquerque, home to the Isotopes, Balloon Museum, BioPark, Indian Pueblo Cultural Center, and Old Town to name a few, is recognized by a variety of media as 'one of the best places to live, work and do business'.
ABQ Airport is only four miles from downtown Albuquerque - New Mexico’s largest city, accessible via I-25/I-85 (Pan American Fwy) and from I-40 (Coronado Fwy ) via I-25 south. Route 350 is now in service.
With three runways and an average of about 5 million passengers annually, Sunport Airport is served by major airlines - Southwest being the dominant one - offering nonstops to U.S. cities, as well as by Aero Mexico with flights south of the border.
As of Oct. 6, 2016, Allegient offers two weekly nonstop flights to Los Angeles LAX. (it already serves Las Vegas and Austin).
Sunport Airport has one passenger terminal with Concourses A, B C.
NOTE: Up to Jan. 22, 2018, New Mexico travelers may still as I.D. their valid NM driver's license.