Hartsfield Jackson Atlanta ATL Airport Overview

Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport ATL serves the U.S. State of Georgia's Fulton & Clayton Counties and the City of Atlanta. Presently, it is the world's largest & busiest airport - a major transfer point for flights to/from smaller US cities, and an international gateway to/from the United States. ATL is equipped to handle triple simultaneous landings, offering over 200 nonstop destinations, a third of which are international ones. 

ATL Airport is a few miles south of the Atlanta's business district, accessible directly from Camp Creek Pkwy., and indirectly from interstate highway 285, exit 2;  To get to the Domestic Terminal (on I-85/75 southbound through downtown Atlanta), use exit 242 ; to get to the International Terminal use and I-75, exit 239.  ATL is also directly accessible via the MARTA's Red/Gold rail line.  Airport roadways* have been upgraded between I-85 & Camp Creek Pkwy at north, & I-85 & Riverdale Rd. at south, and includes bridges for over- & underpasses.

With five runways and estimated 96 million passengers annually, Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta Airport is primary hub for Delta Air Lines, and is served by countless U.S. & foreign airlines offering direct and connecting flights to all points of the globe.  

The Customer Service can be reached at:  1-800-897-1910 / fax 1-404-530-7384.

As security checkpoint lines at times are very long, it is recommended that on busy days (morning hours & holidays) passengers arrive at the airport more than two hours ahead of international  flight departure, and 90 minutes before domestic departures.
2. While Southwest ticket counters are in Terminal North (part of the Domestic Terminal), it operates out of Concourse C.
3. Atlanta Airiport is currently one of five U.S. Airports who undertake extra screening for Ebola for arriving passenger from  Guinea, Liberia, Sierra Leone & from Lagos, Nigeria.

Atlanta International Airport has two Main Terminals: The Domestic Terminal (TD)  and the International Maynard Jackson Terminal (TI or IT).

Present & Future Airport Developments:  By Spring 2015, Concource C's 'Midpoint Expansion' adds 52,000 sq.feet, 2 escalators for Plane Train connection to the Concourse level, & 2 elevators.
* Note that the ongoing Inbound Roadway Improvement Project started its final phase in mid-March 2015, whereby drivers exiting the Rental Car Center are being directed north, towards Airport Blvd. & to I-85 northbound & southbound (without direct southbound access to Riverdale Rd.). Also, drivers departing the Domestic Terminal or the Park-Ride Lot C & traveling to Riverdale Rd will take I-85 south & then exit I-85 at Riverdale Rd. exit ramp, Exit 71.  Note also that Jet Road between Crosswind Rd. & Airport Blvd. is now closed, and the Rental Car Center Pkwy connector is now in place.

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