Atlanta airport is officially known as Hartsfield–Jackson Atlanta International Airport. It is located about 10kms south of the Atlanta’s central business district. It has been one of the busiest airports in the world since 1998 in terms of passenger traffic, and in 2011 had about 250,000 passengers per day. If you are visiting Atlanta for business or for pleasure, there is so much to do. There are two main terminals; Domestic Terminal and the Maynard H Jackson international terminal. The terminals and concourses are connected by the Plane Train. This is an underground people mover which has stations in the east end of the Domestic Terminal and at each of the other six concourses.
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Airport car hire from Atlanta airport is a great way to explore all the great things Atlanta has on offer. Given how busy the airport is, we recommend that you have your rental car booked in advance with Car Booker. Check out all our great deals in Atlanta. When you arrive at the airport, you exit the arrivals terminal with your baggage. You will see a sign for the shuttle to the Car Rental Centre. It will take 15 minutes to get there. Here you will find all car rental counters and all pick up locations. The main car rental providers in Atlanta airport are; Alamo, Avis, Dollar, National, Sixt and Thrifty. Car Booker compares the car rental prices from all these companies, and we get the best price for you.
Outside the terminal, there are connections for hotels, convention centres, MARTA and the airport car rental centre. Inside the terminal, there are colour coded signs for all ground transportation:
- Taxis: Yellow/Zone 1
- Parking Shuttles: Orange/Zone 2
- Local/regional shuttles and International shuttle connector: Red/Zone 3
- Hotel shuttles: Green/Zone 4
- Charter buses: Purple/Zone 5
We recommend the World of Coca-Cola, Inside CNN and the Georgia Acquarium. Visit the Centennial Olympic Park where you can have a free concert every Tuesday and Thursday at noon during the warmer months. Go meet some of the world’s largest dinosaurs in Fernbank Museum of Natural History. Visit the home of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. in Sweet Auburn district. Or go shout on the Atlanta Braves. For a unique experience, you really should try Stone Mountain Park is Georgia’s most visited attraction which is an exciting day of adventure and fun. You will need a car to get in there & be sure to hold out for Miss Katie’s Sideboard which is an experience in itself.