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.

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.

1.The Inbound Roadway Improvement Project for I-85 & Camp Creek Pkwy at north & Riverdale Rd. at south:  Already,  a 3-lane roadway stretch to Domestic Terminal opened in May 2014 - & the remaining work is to be completed by year-end 2014.
2. 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.
3. While Southwest ticket counters are in Terminal North (part of the Domestic Terminal), it operates out of Concourse C.

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

Present & Future Airport Developments:
1.  Once Concourse T renovations are completed at year-end 2014, United Airlines will return to Concourse T.
2. Concource C's 'Midpoint Expansion' involves adding 52,000 sq.feet, plus concessions, 2 escalators for Plane Train connection to the Concourse level, & 2 elevators - completion Spring 2015.

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