How to Find Cheap Air Travel to/from Atlanta
Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport (airport code ATL) is the busiest airport in the world. It is also the home of the world’s largest airport hub, operated by Delta Air Lines. Hartsfield-Jackson also has more nonstop flights in it schedule than any other airline hub, serving nearly 250 nonstop destinations in more than 40 countries.
A large number of the flights which make up this busy airport’s schedule are flights to and from other points in the United States – Atlanta is a major transfer point for several airlines, and more than half of the passengers who land at the Atlanta airport do not have Atlanta as their final destination. Most international passengers coming into the US do not enter through Atlanta, however – New York’s JFK Airport is the primary international gateway for the US.
The airport’s long name is generally shortened to just Atlanta Airport, Hartsfield Airport, or even simply Hartsfield. The airport is located about seven miles from the center of Atlanta.
In addition to Delta’s enormous hub at Hartsfield, AirTran Airways, Delta Connection and Atlantic Southeast Airlines also have their primary hub in Atlanta, so check those airlines for special deals on flights. Here is the link for all the airlines that fly in and out of Hartsfield. You can track any flight at Hartsfield here.
There are several ways to get to and from Hartsfield, including the efficient and speedy MARTA trains. You can find out more about transportation options here. And if you are driving to Hartsfield, you can save time and money on Atlanta Airport Parking
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