The Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport, ATL, also known as the Atlanta Airport, Hartsfield Airport, or Hartsfield-Jackson, is just 7 miles south of the Atlanta, Georgia business district. It is the world’s busiest passenger airport with an average of 80,000 flights and 7 million passengers passing through the airport in a month, nearly 90 million passengers annually.
Hartsfield-Jackson Airport is served by 32 airlines which offer direct flights to every continent on the planet with the exception of Antarctica and Australia. The airport is the hub for AirTran Airways, Delta Connection partner Atlantic Southeast Airlines, and Delta Airlines. The Delta Airlines hub at ATL is the largest airline hub in the world. Click the tab above to learn which airlines serve the Hartsfield Airport.
The airport has 180 gates and is a transfer location for flights coming from and going to smaller cities as well as internationally. From Hartsfield-Jackson International one can fly to almost anywhere in the world with very few stops.
The North Terminal and South Terminal are the locations of passenger check-in and baggage claim. Along with the two terminals the airport has a large area known as the Atrium. The Atrium is the location of concessions as well as a bank, and open seating area. There are also six concourse buildings used for passenger boarding. The concourse that is directly linked to the main terminal is referred to as the T-gates. The 5 remaining concourses are A, B, C, D, and E. Concourse E is used for international flights.
The concourses are connected by the underground Transportation Mall which provides a pedestrian walkway as well as moving sidewalks. To help passengers get from one concourse to another the airport also has an Automated People Mover with stations at the east end of the main terminal, baggage claim, and stations at each of the concourses.