Atlanta International Airport
Welcome to ATL - Atlanta Hartsfield - Jackson international airport. Atlanta's airport is the busiest passenger airport in the world today with over 80 Million passengers going through the Atlanta Airport each year. Atlanta is a hub airport for Delta Airlines, the oldest continuous tenant at the Atlanta Airport, having had service from Atlanta to other destinations since 1930, then operating as Delta Air Service. In 1925 the land that an old racetrack was on, was leased by the city and named Candler Field, the first commercial flight was in September of 1926 with a regularly scheduled mail delivery flight. In 1971 the airport was named William B. Hartsfield Atlanta Airport in honor of the mayor that made sure the airport was developed, and in October of 2003 the name was changed again to Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport in recognition of Mayor Maynard Jackson's contribution to the modernization of the Atlanta Airport.
Contact the Harsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport
1-800-897-1910 or visit their website at http://www.atlanta-airport.com
6000 N. Terminal Pkwy.
Atlanta, Ga. 30320
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While in the Atlanta Airport waiting for your next flight, you may want to visit one of the more than 200 retail shops or restaurants, or visit the underground mall which is along a walkway to all terminals. The Atlanta Airport people mover systems are designed to get you where you are going, as quickly as possible. The underground automated people mover connects all terminals by nine four car trains which operate on a 3 ½ mile loop track, the time between trains at any of the 14 stations along the route is approximately two minutes.