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Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport (ATL) is an airport in Atlanta, Georgia. It holds the distinction of being the busiest airport in the world from 1998 to 2020, and since 2021. It is named after two former mayors of Atlanta (William Hartsfield and Maynard Jackson). It is the main hub for Delta Air Lines.


The airport opened in 1925 as Candler Field. It was very busy since it's inception. A new terminal was built in 1961, however that terminal was replaced by the current domestic terminal and Concourses T, A, B, C, and D in 1980. It has five runways.


The airport has two terminals: the Domestic Terminal built in 1980 and the International Terminal built in 2012. The airport has seven midfield concourses connected by the Plane Train which has eight stops: (Domestic Terminal, T, A, B, C, D, E, and F/International Terminal). The layout of parallel midfield concourses is now used by Hartsfield-Jackson, Dulles International Airport, and Denver International Airport.

  • Concourse T is directly connected to the Domestic Terminal. It has 17 gates.
  • Concourse A has 29 gates.
  • Concourse B has 32 gates.
  • Concourse C has 34 gates.
  • Concourse D has 40 gates.
  • Concourse E was built in 1996. It has 28 gates.
  • Concourse F was built in 2012 and is directly connected to the International Terminal. It has 15 gates.