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 2012, both in passengers and number of flights, by accommodating
95 million passengers (more than 260,000 passengers daily) and 950,119 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.
The airport today employs about 55,300 airline, ground transportation, concessionaire, security, federal government, City of Atlanta and
Airport tenant employees and is the largest employment center in the U.S. state of Georgia. With a payroll of $2.4 billion, the airport
has a direct and indirect economic impact of $3.2 billion on the local and regional economy and a total annual, regional economic impact of
more than $19.8 billion. Since the opening of Concourse F in May 2012, the airport now has 207 gates which is the most at any airport.