Airports in Georgia
There are 107 public use airports in Georgia. The Georgia airports are supported by the state in their functioning. The principal airport of Georgia is Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport (ATL).
Many of the airports in Georgia have been converted from air and military bases into public use airports and as a result, have a connection to the national history of USA too.
Famous Airports in Georgia
The Peach state of Georgia receives many visitors every year. Airports in Georgia make an important contribution to the economic growth of the state and provide employment to many thousands of people. There are two important international airports in the state, which are the Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport and the Savannah/Hilton Head International Airport.
Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport and Savannah/Hilton Head International Airport
The Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport has almost 80 airlines operating from its premises and is the busiest airport of the state. It is the major hub of Delta Airlines, AirTran Airways, and Atlantic Southeast Airlines (a Delta Connection partner). The airport operates international flights to South America, North America, Central America, Asia, Europe, and Africa.
The Savannah/Hilton International Airport has 1,700,000 passengers go through its gates annually. Airlines operating from this airport are Delta (together with Delta Connection carriers Comair and ASA), United Express, Continental Airlines, American Eagle and US Airways.
Both the airports have world-class facilities and use the most modern technology and innovations in flying.
Also, both the airports are disabled-friendly and are prominently located near business centers to make traveling easy for tourists and businessmen.
The major airlines that operate from the airports in Georgia include American Airlines, Delta, AirTran, US Airways, United Airlines, Continental Express, British Airways and Canadian to name a few. The tickets of these airlines can be purchased online from their respective sites.
Last Updated on : November 14, 2014
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