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Miami International Airport

Miami International Airport (MIA)


One of the main air travel hubs in the US, Miami International Airport is located eight miles (13km) northwest of central Miami. The main gateway to Florida's wildly popular tourist attractions, nearly 36 million people come in on flights to Miami International Airport each year, making it the 28th busiest airport in the world.

The semicircular terminal at Miami International Airport has one linear concourse (Concourse D) and five pier-shaped concourses (Concourses E to J). Baggage claim and ground transportation take up Level 1, while ticketing, shops and restaurants, and concourse access make up Level 2.

Flights to Miami International Airport come in from all over the world, including major international hubs such as Cancun, Buenos Aires, Berlin, Toronto, Paris, seattle, Rome, New York, Sao Paulo, Amsterdam, Zurich, Moscow, and Lisbon.


The airport is located eight miles (13km) west of central Miami.

Getting to the city

The airport is well connected to the Miami Intermodal Center (Central Station) by the free MIA Mover electric train. From here numerous services connect to greater Miami. These include the scheduled, local Metrobus; a mass-transit Metrorail system; a fixed rail system designated specifically for downtown Miami and Brickell; and the Tri Rail commuter train, reaching Broward and Palm Beach Counties.


GMT -5 (GMT -4 from March to November).

Car rental

Car rental agents operate at the new Miami Intermodal Centre (Central Station), which is connected to the airport by the the free MIA Mover electric train. Companies represented include Alamo, Avis, Budget, Dollar, Enterprise, E-Z Rent A Car, Hertz, National, Payless, Royal, Sixt Rent A Car, and Thrifty.

Airport Taxis

Taxis and shuttles are available from the arrivals level, outside the baggage claim areas. There are wheelchair-accessible taxis and shuttles available upon request.

Transfer between terminals

The three terminals are connected by walkways and trains.


There are numerous restaurants, bars, cafes and fast food chains available 24 hours. A multitude of shops, including duty-free, are available. The airport also has ATMs, bureaux de change, a chapel, an art gallery, spa services, a yoga room, and a rooftop swimming pool at the airport hotel. Facilities for the disabled are availible.


Miami International Airport's long-term parking facilities consist of two multi-level parking garages. Short-term parking is available in the same area, near the terminals. Garage parking rates are $6 for the first hour, and $17 for around three hours up to a full day. All vehicles parked in the garage are allowed to stay for a maximum of 60 days.



Flights to Miami International Airport are available via Aeroflot, Aerolineas Argentinas, Aeromexico, Air Canada, Air Europa, Air France, American Airlines, Avianca, Bahamasair, British Airways, Caribbean Airlines, Delta Airlines, El Al, Finnair, Frontier Airlines, Iberia, KLM, LATAM Airlines, Lufthansa, Qatar, Sun Country, Surinam Airways, Swiss International, TAP Air Portugal, United Airlines, Virgin Atlantic, Viva Air Colombia, Volaris, and Westjet.


WiFi is free.

Business Lounges

Conference facilities with audio-visual equipment are available in the Miami International Airport Hotel on Level 7 of Concourse E. Two multimedia-ready auditoriums are located on the fourth level of North Terminal D, which can be reserved for functions and meetings.

Miami International Airport Taxis: the taxi fares above are intended as a guideline only.