Airport (MARTA station)
MARTA rapid transit station
|Address||Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport
South Airport Terminal
Atlanta, GA 30320
|Connections||Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport|
|Platforms||1 island platform|
|Opened||June 18, 1988|
|Passengers (2007)||11,500 (avg. weekday) 0%|
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 Doravile 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, which are the only two transfer stations of the MARTA system.
This Station provides access to: Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport (North and South Terminals). Transfer Service is provided outside this station by ATL Skytrain (Free Service) to Georgia International Convention Center and to the airport's rental car facility.
Other Transit connections
- ATL Skytrain to Georgia International Convention Center
Nearby landmarks and popular destinations
- Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport (Delta Air Lines & AirTran Airways check-in kiosks located inside/near the MARTA station)
- R. L. Brown, Jr. Grady Medical Center (located inside the airport)
- Georgia International Convention Center and Gateway Center (accessed by the ATL Skytrain)
- Consolidated Rental Car Facility (accessed by the ATL Skytrain)
- College Park MARTA Station (Next station up on MARTA)
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