Airport (MARTA station)

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Airport 20 airtransportation.svg
MARTA rapid transit station
MARTA Airport Station; Atlanta Airport.jpg
Station statistics
Address Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport
South Airport Terminal
Atlanta, GA 30320
Coordinates 33°38′27″N 84°26′47″W / 33.640758°N 84.446341°W / 33.640758; -84.446341Coordinates: 33°38′27″N 84°26′47″W / 33.640758°N 84.446341°W / 33.640758; -84.446341
Line(s)
Connections Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport
Structure type Elevated
Platforms 1 island platform
Tracks 2
Parking Airport Parking
Bicycle facilities None
Other information
Opened June 18, 1988
Accessible Handicapped/disabled access
Station code S7
Breeze Card Yes
Traffic
Passengers (2007) 11,500 (avg. weekday)[1] Steady 0%
Services
Preceding station   MARTA   Following station
Terminus Red Line
Gold Line
toward Doraville

Airport is an elevated rail station and southern terminus on the Red and Gold lines of the Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority (MARTA) rail system. It is served by the Gold Line at all times. It has an island platform between two tracks. This station is the southern terminus of the North-South Line. It was opened on June 18, 1988. The station was built during the construction of the airport terminal, which opened on September 21, 1980, but it was not connected to the rest of the system until the line reached the station in 1988. The mezzanine on the lower level has the faregates and is inside the airport terminal.

Since all trains are northbound from here, the island platform is set up such that the "southbound" side is for Doraville trains and the "northbound" side is for North Springs trains. This is the third busiest railway station on the MARTA system, after Five Points and Lindbergh.

This station provides access to Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport (North and South Terminals). Transfer service is provided outside this station by ATL Skytrain (a free service) to Georgia International Convention Center and to the airport's rental car facility.

The Airport station is the only one in the MARTA rail system not located in Fulton or DeKalb Counties; it is in Clayton County.

Station layout[edit]

P
Platform level
Northbound Gold Line toward Doraville (College Park)
Island platform, doors will open on the left / right
Northbound Red Line toward North Springs (College Park)
G Street Level Entrance/Exit, fare barriers, Hartsfield–Jackson Atlanta International Airport terminals

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