ATL Airport Information & NavigationThe ATL Airport was established in 1925 on the abandoned Atlanta Speedway. The first five years of occupancy were rent-free and the airport soon had lots of business. By 1930, it was already the third busiest airport in the United States.
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Hartsfield-Jackson ATL Airport Overview
The ATL Airport has a Domestic Terminal, an International Terminal, and five separate Concourses, each with their own Gates. ATL Airport has over 200 gates in total. The Domestic Terminal is the first you access when you reach the airport, and is connected to Concourse-A. All concourses are accessible from escalators or elevators on the East side of each concourse. The International Terminal, also called Concourse-F, is connected only to Concourse-E via walkway. Otherwise, the Skytrain is available for transit between Terminals.
In the Domestic Terminal, airlines are organized by North or South and have their designated Terminal locations. "North" domestic Airlines include the following: AirTran, American Airlines, Frontier Airlines, Silver Airways, Southwest, Spirit Airlines, United, and US Airways. "South" domestic Airlines include the following: Alaska Airlines, and Delta Air Lines. The International Terminal is the last Terminal built in 2000 and was designed with glass walls to allow for more light and beauty. The Terminal is Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) certified.
ATL Airport Concourses & Gate Information
- The Domestic Terminal is also called Concourse-T. Concourse-T includes Gates T1-T5 and T7-T15. Concourse-T connects to the Domestic Terminal on the West side, and all other Concourses on the East side.
- Concourse-A includes Gates A1-A12 and A14-A34. Access this concourse from Concourse-T at the elevators at the East end. For access to all other concourses, see the escalators/elevator at the East end of Concourse-A. A couple airline lounges and restaurants are located on the upper level of Concourse-A.
- Concourse-B includes Gates B1-B7, B9-B14, B16-B29, B31-B34, and B36. Concourse-B is above Concourse-A.
- Concourse-C includes Gates C1-C22, C30-C53, C55, and C57. Concourse-C is located above B.
- Concourse-D includes Gates D1A, D1-D8, D8A, D9-D11, D11A, D12-D16, D21-D42, D44, and D46. The upper level of Concourse-D includes a few restaurants and other services. There is also a United Club lounge on the main level of Concourse-D.
- Concourse-E includes Gates E1-E12, E14-E18, and E26-E37 and is at the mezzanine level. At the East end, you will find access to the International Terminal (Concourse-F).
- The International Terminal is located in Concourse-F. The Maynard H. Jackson Jr. International Terminal includes Gates F1-F10, F12 and F14. The terminal connects to the main ATL Airport via a walkway from Concourse-E.
For a list of airlines operating in the airport, see the ATL Airport website. For parking and shuttle bus services at the International Terminal, see the North sides of the Departure and Arrival levels. For optimal parking services, check out Instapark services.
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