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Airports in Georgia

Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport (ATL)

Overview

One of the busiest airports in the US, Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport serves 89 million passengers each year on thousands of domestic and international flights to and from destinations like Paris, Toronto, Cancun, Dakar, London, Johannesburg, Seoul and San Francisco.

The enormous airport is made of two terminals connected by an atrium containing numerous services, shops, restaurants, and a food court. First-time visitors may find it difficult to find their way around, however the friendly staff members are always ready to assist, and a number of motorized walkways help to speed the long journey between gates.

Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport is located seven miles (11km) south of central Atlanta, and is the main airport for Georgia, in addition to serving as a transit hub for many international flights to and from various US destinations.

Location

The airport is situated 10 miles (16km) south of downtown Atlanta.

Getting to the city

The airport is serviced by the trains and buses of the local Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority (MARTA). Tickets to downtown Atlanta cost $2.50 and the journey takes around 20 minutes. Other options like taxis, shuttles and limousines are all available at the Ground Transportation Center, located near the baggage claim area of the arrival's lobby.

Time

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

Contacts

Tel: +1 404 209 1910 or 530 7300.

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Augusta Regional Airport (AGS)

Location

The airport is situated seven miles (11km) south of Augusta.

Getting to the city

There are hotel transfer shuttles willing to transfer to and from the airport, as well as taxi cabs available at the airport.

Time

GMT -5 (GMT -4 from the second Sunday in March to the first Sunday in November).

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Southwest Georgia Regional Airport (ABY)

Location

The airport is located three miles (5km) west of Albany.

Getting to the city

Rental cars and taxis are available at the airport.

Time

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

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Savannah / Hilton Head International Airport (SAV)

Location

The airport is located eight miles (13km) northwest of the central business district of Savannah.

Getting to the city

The 100X Airport Express has non-stop service from the airport to the Joe Murray Rivers Jr Intermodal Transit Center every hour from 6am to 7pm, Monday to Saturday. One-way fares are $1.50. K-Shuttle provides scheduled service to Hilton Head Island and the Savannah Historic District starting from 10am to around 11pm daily, for about $20.

Time

GMT -5 (GMT -4 from the second Sunday in March to the first Sunday in November).

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Valdosta Regional Airport (VLD)

Location

The airport is located nearly four miles (6km) south of Valdosta.

Getting to the city

There is no public transport to Valdosta Airport, but shuttle and taxi services are available with advance bookings.

Time

GMT -5 (GMT -4 from second Sunday in March to first Sunday in November).

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Columbus Metropolitan Airport (CSG)

Location

The airport is located three miles (5km) northeast of the central business district of Columbus.

Getting to the city

The Metra city bus has service to the airport; the stop is located across from the northwest corner of the airport on Airport Thruway, at Wal-Mart. Taxis and limousines are also available.

Time

GMT -5 (GMT -4 from the second Sunday in March to the first Sunday in November).

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McKinnon St. Simons Island Airport (SSI)

Location

The airport is located on St Simons island, six miles (10km) east of Brunswick.

Getting to the city

Shuttle services are available for transport to the city.

Time

GMT -5 (GMT -4 from the second Sunday in March to the first Sunday in November).

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Brunswick Golden Isles Airport (BQK)

Location

The airport is located 5.6 miles (9km) north of central Brunswick.

Getting to the city

Island Transport Service and the FLETC Shuttle Service provide shuttle services from the airport to the city. There is no public bus or train to the airport.

Time

GMT -5 (GMT -4, Mar-Nov).

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

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