Rick Husband Amarillo (AMA) Airport
Rick Husband Amarillo AMA Airport Overview
Rick Husband Amarillo International Airport AMA - covering an area of 3,547 acres and was named after its native son Rick Husband, the NASA astronaut, who died in the Columbia shuttle - serves the City of Amarillo and its Texas Panhandle. It has a U.S. Customs Department port of entry; for questions or assistance, call the Port Director at 806-335-3533.
The City of Amarillo with its 185K residents offers big-city conveniences with a friendly small-town atmosphere. For the outdoor enthusiast, there is Palo Duro Canyon offering beauty and recreation.
AMA Airport is located approximately two miles north of East I-40, on historic Route 66, and is 7 miles from downtown Amarillo.
With 2 runways and an estimated 1 million passengers a year, Rick Husband Amarillo Airport is presently served American, Southwest and United airlines and their affiliates offering non-stop flights to some major U.S. airports, with convenient connections.
It is recommended to arrive at the Airport no later than 60-90 minutes prior to scheduled departure flight.
The passenger terminal at Amarillo Airport has recently been renovated and expanded with a new concourse and 7 gates; it is now a state-of-the-art facility with improved passenger services, security, new concession services; new inline baggage system, new airline counter, flight displays, and baggage claim operations. Four rental car agencies have rental car counters in the terminal. A large meeter-greeter area is in the arrivals area. The Airport office is located on level 2 of the passenger terminal and is open Mo-Fri 8am-2 noon and 1pm-5pm.
Present and future Airport Developments: The rental car ready lot will be moved to be next to the terminal, and present rental car service facilities will be consolidated - scheduled for completion late 2014.
Rick Husband Amarillo AMA Airport Update History
- AMA Airports - Oct 28, 2013
- AMA Airport Intro - Oct 15, 2013
- AMA Security - Sep 15, 2013
- AMA Persons With Disabilities - Sep 15, 2013
- AMA Lost Found - Sep 15, 2013
- AMA Internet - Sep 15, 2013
- AMA Carts Skycap - Sep 15, 2013
- AMA Business Services - Sep 15, 2013
- AMA Parking On site - Aug 11, 2013
- AMA Airlines Served - Jul 3, 2013