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 ATL Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta Airport Info & Guide

Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport

Where is Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta Airport?  

Atlanta played an iconic role as backdrop in the film classic, Gone with the Wind, giving the world a sense of the American south. The greatest figure of the civil rights movement was also born here, and the story is told at the Martin Luther King, Jr. National Historic Site. 

Atlanta hosted the 1996 Summer Olympics, the reminders of which can be found in the Centennial Park Area, along with CNN Center and the World of Coca-Cola museum. 

Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport (IATA: ATL, ICAO: KATL, FAA LID: ATL), also referred to as Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport, Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta Airport, Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson Airport, Hartsfield-Jackson Airport, Hartsfield Airport, or simply Atlanta Airport, is located 11 kilometres (7 miles) south of the central business district of Atlanta, Fulton County, Georgia, United States.

In 2015, Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta Airport served 101,491,106 passengers, making it, once again, the wold's busiest airport, a postion it has held since 1998.

Atlanta Airport is a hub for AirTran Airways, Delta Air Lines, GeorgiaSkies, Silver Airways and Southwest Airlines. Other airlines that fly to Atlanta Airport inlude Aeroméxico Connect, Air Canada, Air France, Alaska Airlines, American Airlines, American Eagle, British Airways, Frontier Airlines, KLM, Korean Air, Lufthansa, Spirit Airlines, United Airlines, United Express and US Airways.

Among the many cities that have flights to Atlanta Airport include Amsterdam, Aruba, Barcelona, Belize City, Bermuda, Bogota, Brussels, Cancún, Caracas, Dubai, Düsseldorf, Frankfurt, Havana, Lima, London, Madrid, Mexico City, Milan, Montego Bay, Munich, Nassau, Paris, Port-au-Prince, Quito, Rio de Janeiro, Rome, San Juan, Seoul, St. Maarten, Tokyo, Toronto, Vancouver, Venice and Zürich.

Your best bet for an Atlanta Airport transfer is the train (subway). Details on all options are included in this guide.

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 Other Items of Interest at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta Airport

Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta Airport's services include:

  • Hydration stations (water fountains designed for easy refilling of reusable bottles) - past security
  • Mamava Lactation Station pods - past security near gates T-7, B-5, D-34, F-5 *NEW*
  • Branded Shopping: iTravel Apple store, Swarovski, Spanx, New York Times Bookstore and more
  • AeroClinic Medical Facility
  • Automated External Defibrillators
  • Medical Oxygen During Layovers (arrange in advance)
  • Luggage storage (short term)
  • Airline lounges
  • USO Lounge: Atrium, 3rd floor
  • Smoking lounges (!)
  • Host volunteers
  • Concierge Services
  • Quick Passport/Visa (notary services available) - Atrium, domestic terminal
  • Conventioners Bureau
  • Travelers Aid
  • Meet & Assist Program
  • Interfaith chapels (Atrium Chapel: – Atrium Third Floor; E-Chapel: Councourse E, top of escalator on right, behind the Martin Luther King Jr. exhibit.)


The Automated People Mover (APM) transports passengers between the North and South Terminals and to the six concourses where travelers board/exit aircraft. Vehicles operate every 2 minutes.

An underground mall connects the terminals and concourses: travelers can choose to walk, ride a moving sidewalk or board the People Mover.

Additional Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta Airport information may be found by visiting their official website below.

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Last Updated: 21 Aug 2023