Georgia International and Major Airports

International Airports Code  
Atlanta Hartsfield Intl. Airport ATL

Hartsfield Jackson Atlanta Airport 2016 Busiest Airport in the world

Savannah International Airport SAV
   
Regional Airports  
Augusta - Bushfield Airport AGS
Valdosta Regional Airport VLD
   
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Getting to Know Georgia's Airports

There are 109 public airports in Georgia. The airports in Georgia are supported in their functioning by the state. Many of the airports in Georgia have been converted from air bases and military bases into publicly available airports and thus also have a connection to the national history of the USA.

The Peach State of Georgia receives many visitors every year. Airports in Georgia are making an important contribution to the economic growth of the state and creating jobs for many thousands of people. There are two major international airports in Georgia, Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport and Savannah / Hilton Head International Airport.

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    Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport

    Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport Concourse E and Control Tower at night Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport Concourse E and Control Tower at night
    Hartsfield–Jackson Atlanta International Airport (ATL), also known as Atlanta Airport, Hartsfield, or Hartsfield–Jackson, is an international airport situated 7 miles south of Atlanta's central business district, in Georgia. It is named after former Atlanta mayors William B. Hartsfield and Maynard Jackson. The airport has 209 domestic and international gates. ATL covers 4,700 acres of land and features five parallel runways.

    The airport operates nearly 80 airlines and is the state's busiest airport and has world-class facilities and state-of-the-art technology and innovations in the field of flying. It is  handicapped accessible and close to business centers to make traveling easier for tourists and business travelers. The tickets of these airlines can be purchased online from their respective websites.

    There are five runways at ATL. All five runways are parallel, aligned east-west. 26R/08L and 26L/08R are north of the airport terminals, and 27R/09L, 27L/09R, and 28/10 are south of the airport terminals.

    The 209 gates are located in seven concourses between the Domestic and International terminals. Concourse T is connected to the Domestic Terminal. The remaining six concourses from west to east are Concourses A, B, C, D, E, and F. Concourses A–D and T are used for domestic flights, while Concourses E and F are used for international flights and a few domestic flights when gates at T or A–D are not available, or when an aircraft arrives as an international flight and continues as a domestic flight. Concourse F is directly connected to the International Terminal, while Concourse E has its own walkway to the International Terminal and also has its own Federal Inspection station for connecting passengers. Delta Air Lines has gates and operations at all concourses.

    Major airlines serving this airport: Aeroméxico Connect, Air Canada Express, Air Choice One, Air France, Alaska Airlines, American Airlines, Boutique Air, British Airways, Delta Airlines, Frontier Airlines, JetBlue Airways, KLM, Korean Air, Lufthansa Airlines, Qatar Airways, Southwest Airlines, Spirit Airlines, Turkish Airlines, United Airlines, United Express , Vacation Express, Virgin Atlantic, and World Atlantic Airlines  - List of US Airlines

    Savannah / Hilton Head International Airport

    Continental LRJ at Savannah Hilton Head International Airport, Courtesy of Daniel Richardson
    Continental LRJ at Savannah Hilton Head International Airport, Courtesy of Daniel Richardson
    Savannah/Hilton Head International Airport (SAV) is a public and military use airport owned by the City of Savannah and managed by the Savannah Airport Commission. The airport is located seven nautical miles northwest of the central business district of Savannah, a city in Chatham County, Georgia,  It had been known as Savannah International Airport, Travis Field and Chatham Field. The airport is just off Interstate 95, between Savannah and the city of Pooler, Georgia. It is the primary commercial airport for Greater Savannah and the Coastal Empire region of Southeast Georgia as well as the Lowcountry area of South Carolina, where the resort town of Hilton Head Island, South Carolina accounts for about 40 percent of total airport passenger traffic.

    The airport covers an area of 3,650 acres at an elevation of 50 ft. above mean sea level. It has two runways with concrete surfaces: 10/28: 9,351 ft. x 150 ft. 01/19: 7,002 ft. x 150 ft.

    Major airlines serving this airport: Air Canada Express, Allegiant Air, American Airlines, Delta Airlines, Frontier Airlines, JetBlue Airways, Sun Country Airlines, United Airlines, and United Express 

    DeKalb Peachtree Airport

    DeKalb Peachtree Airport - Gulfstream G-III
    DeKalb Peachtree Airport - Gulfstream G-III
    DeKalb–Peachtree Airport (PDK) is a county-owned, public-use airport in DeKalb County, Georgia.  The airport is located in the city of Chamblee, just northeast of Atlanta. It is also commonly referred to as the Peachtree–DeKalb Airport, or simply PDK. ASOS weather reports are produced 24 hours per day as "Chamblee". It has airline service with Ultimate Air Shuttle to Cincinnati and Southern Airways Express to Memphis and Destin.

    It is the second largest of all airports in Georgia and an important factor in boosting economic growth. Other major airports in Georgia include Dalton, Gainesville, Marietta, Lawrenceville, Augusta, Carrollton, Newnan, La Grange, Pine Mountain, Columbus, Macon, Perry, Dublin, Statesboro, Claxton, Cordele, Fitzgerald, Tifton, Waycross, Moultrie, Albany , Bainbridge, Valdosta and Thomasville. Most airports in Georgia offer hangars and maintenance for private planes.

    The airport covers an area of 745 acres at an elevation of 1,003 feet above mean sea level. It has three runways: 3R/21L is 6,001 by 100 feet with a concrete surface; 3L/21R is 3,746 by 150 feet with an asphalt surface; and 16/34, which is 3,967 by 150 feet with an asphalt surface. It also has one helipad designated with a concrete surface measuring  56 by 56 feet

    Airlines serving this airport: Southern Airways Express, Ultimate Air Shuttle, and JetSmarter  - List of US Airlines

    Other Important Airport Locations:

    Dalton, Gainesville, Athens, Rome, Marietta, Lawrenceville, Atlanta, Augusta - Bushfield Airport, Carrollton, Newnan, La Grange, Pine Mtn., Columbus, Macon, Perry, Dublin, Statesboro, Claxton, Jesup, Savannah, Cordele, Fitzgerald, Tifton, Waycross , Moultrie, Albany, Bainbridge, Valdosta Regional Airport, Thomasville.

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