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Runway 8L/26R is closed for replacement

Filed in News by on September 17, 2014
Runway 8L/26R is closed for replacement

Shortly before the clock ticked into the early hours of Sept. 16, Hartsfield-Jackson’s Runway 8L/26R at the northern edge of the airfield was closed to all flights. When the sun rises on Oct. 15, more than 20 acres of new pavement will await the resumption of regular take-offs and landings. After several seasons of patching […]

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ATL events come to life on new Vimeo page

Filed in News by on September 4, 2014
ATL events come to life on new Vimeo page

ATL events come to life on new Vimeo page Fans of Hartsfield-Jackson have a new outlet for their enthusiasm: a dedicated Vimeo page stocked with videos showcasing recent goings-on around the world’s busiest airport. Launched a few weeks ago, the page is a public repository for news and informational videos in order to promote and […]

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Delta Flight Museum reopens

Filed in News by on August 4, 2014
Delta Flight Museum reopens

To help celebrate the 85th anniversary of its launch of passenger service, Delta Air Lines on Tuesday held an official grand re-opening of its Delta Flight Museum following a months-long expansion. Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed and Gov. Nathan Deal joined Delta CEO Richard Anderson and a dozen of Delta employees. June 17, 2014

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USO Celebrates National Flag Day

Filed in Events, News by on July 24, 2014
USO Celebrates National Flag Day

USO Celebrates National Flag Day and the 239th Birthday of the U.S. Army

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Airport Inbound Roadway Improvements

Filed in News by on July 24, 2014
Airport Inbound Roadway Improvements

In order to provide a safer, more convenient experience for motorists arriving at Hartsfield-Jackson, we have begun a project to improve our inbound roadways. The Airport roadways were designed more than 30 years ago for a passenger volume that was half the size of the current volume. The inbound roadways project will upgrade the Airport’s inbound […]

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Concourse D expansion is cause for celebration

Filed in Concessions, News by on June 24, 2014
Concourse D expansion is cause for celebration

Hartsfield-Jackson and concessionaire Delaware North on Tuesday officially celebrated the recent make-over of Concourse D, complete with a roster of more than a dozen new shops, bars and restaurants. Previously, Concourse D had arguably been the least appealing part of the airport for travelers because of its lack of amenities, said Concessions Director Paul Brown, […]

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Free Wi-Fi lands at Hartsfield-Jackson

Filed in Events, News by on June 6, 2014
Free Wi-Fi lands at Hartsfield-Jackson

After a month of frenzied work, Hartsfield-Jackson on May 29 joined a short list of the nation’s largest airports that offer their customers free Wi-Fi access. In just under 30 days, Airport information technology employees and contractors labored around the clock to install several hundred access points across the 6.8-million-square-foot terminal complex. This new infrastructure […]

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Delta Flight Museum reopens with visits from mayor, governor

Filed in Events, News by on June 5, 2014
Delta Flight Museum reopens with visits from mayor, governor

To help celebrate the 85th anniversary of its launch of passenger service, Delta Air Lines on Tuesday held an official grand re-opening of its Delta Flight Museum following a months-long expansion. Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed and Gov. Nathan Deal joined Delta CEO Richard Anderson and dozens of Delta employees in inaugurating the renovated, 68,000-square-foot space, […]

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Southwell officially named GM, thanks airport employees for snow service

Filed in Employees, News by on May 20, 2014
Southwell officially named GM, thanks airport employees for snow service

Miguel Southwell’s first official act as Hartsfield-Jackson’s new general manager was a fitting one: congratulating airport employees at a morning ceremony for their extraordinary service during the winter snow storms. As workers were called to the stage Tuesday, May 13, Southwell greeted each one with a handshake and his customary broad smile. Scarcely 12 hours […]

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Hartsfield-Jackson launches automated passport control kiosks

Filed in News, Security by on May 15, 2014
Hartsfield-Jackson launches automated passport control kiosks

Getting home from an international trip has become easier and quicker for some travelers at Hartsfield-Jackson, thanks to the 74 new Automated Passport Control (APC) kiosks in the federal inspection stations in Concourses E and F. On May 15, ATL and U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officials unveiled the five-foot-tall, blue kiosks, which allow […]

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