Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport (IATA: ATL, ICAO: KATL, FAA LID: ATL), known locally as Atlanta Airport,
Hartsfield Airport, Hartsfield-Jackson is located seven miles (11 km) south of the central business district of Atlanta, Georgia,
Hartsfield–Jackson held its ranking as the world's busiest airport in 2011, both in passengers and number of flights,
by accommodating 92 million passengers (252,000 passengers daily) and 923,991 flights.
Hartsfield–Jackson International Airport is a focus city for Southwest Airlines and is the primary hub of Delta Air Lines
and Delta Connection partner ExpressJet; At nearly 1,000 flights a day, the Delta hub is the world's largest airline hub. Delta
Air Lines flew 59.01% of passengers from the airport in February 2011, AirTran flew 17.76%, and ExpressJet flew 13.86%.
The airport has international service to North America, South America, Central America, Europe, Asia, and Africa.
As an international gateway to the United States, Hartsfield–Jackson ranks seventh.
Modernization of Concourse D
On June 6, 2011, Atlanta City Council awarded a contract to renovate and expand Concourse D. There will be 60,000 square feet
(5,600 m2) of space added, two new escalators between the main level and the Transportation Mall, three new elevators between
the second and third levels, and both expanded and new food, beverage and retail outlets. The project is set for completion
by spring 2014