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Hartsfield–Jackson Atlanta International Airport
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Airport type Public
Owner City of Atlanta
Operator Atlanta Department of Aviation
Serves Atlanta, Georgia, U.S.
Location Unincorporated areas of Fulton and Clayton counties; also Atlanta, College Park, and Hapeville, Georgia
Hub for
Focus city for
Elevation AMSL 1,026 ft / 313 m
Coordinates 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 in Metro Atlanta
ATL is located in Georgia (U.S. state)
Location in Georgia (U.S. state)
ATL is located in the United States
Location in the United States
ATL is located in North America
Location in North America
Runway 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 passengers 107,394,030
Aircraft operations 895,682

Hartsfield–Jackson Atlanta International Airport (IATA: ATLICAO: KATLFAA 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. 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. The airport has 199 gates. It has both domestic and international gates.


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, College Park, and Hapeville end at the airport grounds.

Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport hosts the following airlines:

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