MIA Airport - Miami Airport ( Miami , FL )

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Miami MIA AIRPORT OVERVIEW

Miami International Airport MIA serves the City of Miami and Dade County in south-east Florida, is Florida's primary Airport, and one busiest U.S. Airport - serving as gateway to the Caribbean, Latin America, & Europe.  MIA is one of the fastest-growing Airports in the U.S. - rated to be among America's ten best.   In early 2015, Miami AP:  TRB (Transport Research Board), recognized MIA as 'one of the best U.S. airports for customer service'.  In March 2017 MIA was recognized as top Airport by ACA-North America for Environmental Management.

MIA Airport is only nine miles northwest of Miami, accessible via Interstate Highway 95 South (exit: State Road 112).  

With four long runways and 44.6 million passengers in 2016, Miami Airport is a major hub for American Airlines, and is host to a multitude of domestic and international airlines and charters offering direct and connecting flights to all points of the globe.  What's more, the Airport serves close to half a million passengers each week with destinations on the North and South American Continent and Europe. 
By year-end 2016 MIA was served by 109 carriers - the most of any US airport;  and the 12-month period ending June 7, 2017 added 'the largest gain of 10 new international routes among all U.S. Airports'. 

New scheduled flights:
- AirBerlin is now offfering year-round service to Berlin, Germany
- Eurowings low-cost carrier is offering flights to Cologne, Germany
- SAS serves  Oslo (Norway) and Copenhagen (Denmark)
- Volaris offers dailly Airbus A320 flights to Guadalajara, Mexico.
- Fist Air started charter service to Mount Hope, Ontario (on behalf of Celebrity Cruises).
- WOW Air, a low-cost carrier, started service to Reykjavik, Iceland
- Aer Lingus will start with 3 weekly flight to Dublin, Ireland, in September 2017
- El Al starts service to Tel Aviv by November 1,  2017.

The on-airport Miami International Airport Hotel has conference rooms on Concourse E, level 7 (305-871-4100).

Miami Airport has three terminals -  the North, Central & South terminals . Note that its 'Hall of Aviation' opened late March 2017 (rotating its exhibits every 18 - 24 months) is located at the South Terminal's level 4 mezzanine. (For terminal details open 'Terminal Map' and scroll down to the detailed text; for Parking facilities and fees open 'Parking Map'; for Transportation open 'Transport'/ 'Buses, Trains'.)

Present & Future Airport Developments:
  - By Fall 2017- Under the Sustainability Project,  $32M of installations of air conditioning & ventilation upgrades and other environmentally beneficial changes will be in place to drasticallly reduce carbon emissions 
  - By 2018, a new baggage screening system is to double current speed & is intended to replace the manual system of Central Terminal, while the current automated system of South Terminal will be renovated - creating one interconnected system with 12 new X-ray spectroscopy (EDS) machines. The project also includes new post-security corridors linking Concourses G & H, while the North Terminal's gates are to be retrofitted for the new jets (later, this may also be done in the Central Terminal). 
  - It is planned to renovate the end of Concourse H to handle international flights of the large A380 aircraft.
Added elevators & stairs will take passengers to the third level of the concourse, construct access points to present sterile areas, and Federal Inspection Service facilities at South Concourse for Customs /Immigration checkpoints. Gates H15/16 are being modified. Holding rooms will be extended, concession areas relocated & expanded and the current level 3 corridor converted into a sterile corridor.  No starting or completion dates are yet available.

Address
1640 Nw 42nd Ave
Miami, FL 33142
USA
Website: http://www.miami-airport.com
Contact: customerservice@miami-airport.com
Phone: (305) 876 7000 / 1-800-825-5642