Hartsfield–Jackson Atlanta International Airport

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Hartsfield–Jackson Atlanta International Airport
Atlanta Airport Aerial Angle (31435634003) (2).jpg
Airport typePublic
OwnerCity of Atlanta
OperatorAtlanta Department of Aviation
ServesAtlanta, Georgia, U.S.
LocationUnincorporated areas of Fulton and Clayton counties; also Atlanta, College Park, and Hapeville, Georgia
Hub for
Focus city for
Elevation AMSL1,026 ft / 313 m
Coordinates33°38′12″N 084°25′41″W / 33.63667°N 84.42806°W / 33.63667; -84.42806Coordinates: 33°38′12″N 084°25′41″W / 33.63667°N 84.42806°W / 33.63667; -84.42806
FAA diagram
FAA diagram
ATL is located in Metro Atlanta
Location of airport in Metro Atlanta
ATL is located in Georgia (U.S. state)
ATL (Georgia (U.S. state))
ATL is located in the United States
ATL (the United States)
ATL is located in North America
ATL (North America)
Direction Length Surface
ft m
8L/26R 9,000 2,743 Concrete
8R/26L 9,999 3,048 Concrete
9L/27R 12,390 3,776 Concrete
9R/27L 9,000 2,743 Concrete
10/28 9,000 2,743 Concrete
Number Length Surface
ft m
H1 52 17 Asphalt
Statistics (2018)
Total passengers107,394,030
Aircraft operations895,682

Hartsfield–Jackson Atlanta International Airport (IATA: ATL, ICAO: KATL, FAA LID: ATL), also known as Atlanta Airport, Hartsfield Airport, and Hartsfield–Jackson, is a public airport in Atlanta, Georgia. It is the world's busiest airport by number of passengers and number of landings and take-offs since 2005. It serves 89 million passengers per year.[2] The airport is the main hub of AirTran Airways, Delta Air Lines, and ExpressJet. The Delta hub is the world's largest airline hub. Delta Air Lines flew most (59%) of passengers from the airport in February 2011.[3] The airport has 199 gates. It has both domestic and international gates.[4]

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Hartsfield–Jackson was still the world's busiest airport in 2010. It had an average of 243,000 passengers each day. It also had a total of 950,119 flights. Many of the flights are flights inside the United States. Atlanta is a major hub for travel throughout the Southeastern United States.

Hartsfield–Jackson International Airport has international service to North America, South America, Central America, Europe, Asia, and Africa. The airport is located mostly in unincorporated areas in Fulton and Clayton counties. The city limits of Atlanta,[5] College Park,[6] and Hapeville end at the airport grounds.[7]

Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport hosts the following airlines:

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  1. "Operating Statistics". City of Atlanta. January 2017. Retrieved February 16, 2017.
  2. "Atlanta airport still the "busiest"". Hartsfield-Jackson. January 4, 2010. Archived from the original (PDF) on January 6, 2007.
  3. "Atlanta, GA: Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International (ATL)". Bureau of Transportation Statistics. February 2011.
  4. "Fact Sheet". City of Atlanta. February 2007. Archived from the original on December 30, 2008. Retrieved June 12, 2008.
  5. Zoning Ordinance, City of Atlanta, Georgia
  6. "City Maps." City of College Park. Retrieved on May 25, 2009. Archived 2011-09-29 at the Wayback Machine
  7. "Official Zoning Map Archived 2011-11-22 at the Wayback Machine." City of Hapeville. Retrieved on May 19, 2009.