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Miami International Airport

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Miami International Airport

Miami International Airport, often abbreviated to its IATA code MIA, is the primary airport serving the Miami area, Florida, USA.

Over 1,000 daily flights depart from MIA to 167 domestic and international destinations. The airport serves as South Florida's primary airport for long-haul international flights and is the largest gateway between the United States to Latin America.

MIA is a hub for American Airlines and World Atlantic Airlines, and acts a key gateway to Latin America; the airport is also a domestic hub for American Airlines' regional affiliate American Eagle. Miami International Airport also serves as a focus city for AviancaFrontier Airlines, and LATAM.

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The airport is located 8 miles (13 km) northwest of Downtown Miami, in metropolitan area of Miami. The airport is located between the cities of Miami, Hialeah, Doral, and Miami Springs.


Facilities Include:

Enjoy complimentary WiFi throughout the airport.

  • Eating and shopping: the airport is home to extensive dining options, from fine-dining restaurants to fast food outlets, as well as an extensive collection of 120 shopping destinations, including duty-free souvenirs and high end labels. Also enjoy the airport's relaxation services, including spa services and a yoga room.
  • Additional facilities include: Animal relief areas, ATMs, multimedia-ready auditoriums which can be reserved for functions/meetings, Baggage wrapping and storage facilities, interfaith chapel room, currency exchange, language assistance, multi-sensory room, nursing suites, smoking areas, tourist information centres, and U.S. mail drop boxes.

Lounges Include:

North Terminal:

American Airlines - Flagship Lounge: Operated by American Airlines, open 4:30 a.m. - 10:30 p.m to qualifying First/Business class passengers or qualifying Executive Platinum, Platinum Pro and Platinum AAdvantage reward member. Enjoy the best amenities and services inside the new premium lounge, including: chef-inspired meals, cocktail bar, wine table expansive seating, shower suites, and complimentary wi-fi.

American Airlines - Admirals Club: Operated by American Airlines, open 4:30 a.m. - 10:30 p.m to qualifying Admirals Club Members. Enjoy complementary amenities including snacks, drinks, business centre, shower suits, personal travel assistance, and much more.

American Express Centurion Lounge: Operated by American Express, daily, 5 a.m. - 10 p.m, exclusively for Platinum American Express card holders. Enjoy chef-inspired meals, cocktail bar, wine counter, semi-private work-space, computer bar, TV's, magazines/newspapers, spa services, conference room, shower suites, luggage lockers, family room, and wine tasting. Services/amenities subject to availability.

Central Terminal:

Military Hospitality Lounge: open 9 a.m. - 9 p.m, for active duty and retired military travellers and family. Find out more about military flights here.

Admirals Club: open 1pm-10.30pm daily, and open to Oneworld eligible International First Class, Business Class and Emerald and Sapphire club customers. Oneworld airlines include American, British Airways, Iberia, Qatar. Find out more about the Oneworld Alliance here.

Club America: open 7am - 10pm, via invitation through the member airlines, generally those travelling first or business class. Complimentary amenities include snacks, drinks, newspapers/magazines, TVs, and WiFi.

South Terminal:

Delta Airlines Sky Club: open 5 a.m. - 8:30 p.m via invitation only, generally those travelling first or business class. Complimentary benefits include menu selection, flight assistance, bar, TV, showers, and dataports/fax machines and printers.

The VIP Lounge: open 5 a.m. - 1:30 a.m daily, via invitation only, usually member airlines and generally offered to those passengers travelling first and business class.

The Avianca Lounge: open 24hrs daily, to Avianca and Star Alliance passengers travelling in First Class and Business Class. Complimentary amenities include TVs, telephones, WiFi, refreshments, newspapers/magazines, snacks/drinks, fax machine, and more.

Book Lounge Passes for Miami International Airport

Did you know that you can buy lounge passes for Miami International Airport with Alternative Airlines? You can purchase them for Turkish Airlines Lounge, Club America F, and Avianca VIP Lounge.


The airport has four runways: 8L/26R, 8R/26L, 9/27, and 12/30


MIA is shaped like a horseshoe, with a Main Terminal and six concourses (D, E, F, F, H and J) divided between three sections: North Terminal (Blue), including concourse D; The Central Terminal (Yellow), including concourse E, F and G; and South Terminal (Red), which includes concourse H and J. It is worth noting that concourses A, B and C belongs to the North Terminal Development project.


There are three levels in the terminals. To move between terminals, take the moving walkways on Level 3. The Skytrain can take you from one end of the mile-long concourse to the other, with stations at four locations.

  • Level one: arrivals and Baggage Claim. Also find ground transportation options to and from downtown Miami.
  • Level two: departures, check-in and ticketing. Concourses D, E, F, F, H and J can be found in this level, as well as hotel shuttles and the economy park and ride shuttle.
  • Level three: rental Car Center and Parking can be found on level three. Some international arrivals, the ones from Concourses D, E and F, are also processed in the North Terminal level 3.


Norther Terminal (Blue): North Terminal is home of Concourse D, the main hub for Caribbean and Latin America services. Airlines: American Airlines and American Eagle.

Central Terminal (Yellow): Central Terminal hosts Concourses E, F and G. International airlines tend to use the central terminal, including British Airways, Iberia, Qatar, Aeroflot, Air Italy, Eurowings.

South Terminal (Red): South Terminal handles Concourse H and Concourse J. Airlines include Aerolineas Argentinas, Aeromexico, Air France, and many more.

Airlines that fly to Miami International Airport

  • American Airlines
  • American Eagle
  • Avianca
  • Avianca El Salvador
  • Avianca Perú
  • LATAM Argentina
  • LATAM Brasil
  • LATAM Colombia (ends September 23, 2019)
  • LATAM Peru
  • LATAM Chile
  • Frontier Airlines
  • Aer Lingus
  • Aeroflot
  • Aeroméxico
  • Air Canada Rouge
  • Aerolíneas Argentinas
  • Air Europa
  • Air France
  • Air Italy
  • Alitalia
  • Austrian Airlines
  • Bahamasair
  • Boliviana de Aviación
  • British Airways
  • Caribbean Airlines
  • Cayman Airways
  • Copa Airlines
  • Corsair International
  • Delta Airlines
  • El Al
  • Eurowings
  • Gol Transportes Aéreos
  • Iberia
  • Interjet
  • LOT Polish Airlines
  • Lufthansa
  • Qatar Airways
  • Royal Air Maroc
  • Scandinavian Airlines
  • Swiss International Air Lines
  • Surinam Airways
  • TAP Air Portugal
  • TUI fly Netherlands
  • Turkish Airlines
  • United Airlines
  • Virgin Atlantic
  • Viva Air Colombia
  • Volaris

How to get to Miami International Airport

MIA Mover Train:

The MIA Mover refers to the airport's automated people mover system, which moves passengers between the Miami Rental Car Center and MIA Airport.

By Metrobus:

Miami Airport Metrobus serves MIA Airport with 7 routes: 7, 37, 42, 57, 110, 150 and 238. All services depart from the Miami Airport Metrorail Station.

By Metrorail:

MIA Airport is served by Metrorail Orange Line. Passengers will need to take the MIA Mover to get to Miami Airport Station, from where Metrorail services depart.

By Taxi:

Transfer to downtown Miami within 15 minutes.

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