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Miami International Airport

 

Miami International Airport exterior shot, showing the modern main terminal building lit up at dusk

Image Credit: Miami Aviation Dpt

 

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 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 Avianca, Frontier Airlines, and LATAM.

Location

 

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

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.

 

Airport terminal interior shot, people walking past concessions with suitcases

Image Credit: Miami Aviation Dpt

 

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.

Runways

 

A view out over the runway, with planes on tarmac and Miami skyline in the background

Image Credit: Miami Aviation Dpt

 

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

Terminals

 

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.

Levels:

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.

Terminals:

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 Airlines uses MIA as a Hub

 

Airline Destinations
American Airlines American Airlines uses MIA as a hub, and operates an extensive network of domestic flights across the USA. Destinations include Atlanta, Baltimore, Chicago–O'Hare, Dallas/Fort Worth, Denver, Detroit, Las Vegas, Los Angeles, New Orleans, New York–JFK, New York–LaGuardia, Newark, Orlando, Panama City, Philadelphia, San Diego, San Francisco, Seattle/Tacoma, Tampa, Tegucigalpa, Toronto–Pearson, Washington–National, etc.
 
The airline also flies internationally, with destinations including Barcelona, Barbados, Lima, London, Mexico City, Paris, Rio de Janeiro, etc.
American Eagle Atlanta, Austin, Birmingham (AL), Charleston (SC), Cincinnati, Cleveland, Columbia (SC), Columbus–Glenn, Cozumel, Fort-de-France, Freeport, Gainesville, George Town, Greensboro, Greenville/Spartanburg, Houston–Intercontinental, Indianapolis, Jacksonville (FL), Kansas City, Key West, Knoxville, Louisville, Marsh Harbour, Memphis, Mérida, Minneapolis/St. Paul, Monterrey, Nashville, Nassau, New Orleans, New York–LaGuardia, Norfolk, North Eleuthera, Oklahoma City, Pensacola, Pittsburgh, Pointe-à-Pitre, Providenciales, Richmond, Roatán, Savannah, St. Louis, Tallahassee

 

Other Airlines that fly to MIA

The following airlines use MIA as a Focus City Airport

 

Airline Destinations
Avianca Barranquilla, Bogotá, Cali, Cartagena, Medellín–JMC
Avianca El Salvador Guatemala City, Managua, San Pedro Sula, San Salvador
Avianca Perú Lima
LATAM Argentina Buenos Aires–Ezeiza
LATAM Brasil Belém, Fortaleza, Manaus, Recife, Salvador da Bahia, São Paulo–Guarulhos
LATAM Colombia Bogotá (ends September 23, 2019)
LATAM Peru Lima
LATAM Chile Punta Cana, Santiago de Chile
Frontier Airlines Atlanta, Denver, Las Vegas, Philadelphia

 

Other Airlines that fly to MIA

 

Airline Destinations
Aer Lingus Dublin
Aeroflot Moscow–Sheremetyevo
Aeroméxico Mexico City
Air Canada Rouge Montréal–Trudeau, Toronto–Pearson
Aerolíneas Argentinas Buenos Aires–Ezeiza
Air Europa Madrid
Air France Fort-de-France, Paris–Charles de Gaulle, Pointe-à-Pitre, Port-au-Prince
Air Italy Milan–Malpensa
Alitalia Rome–Fiumicino
Austrian Airlines Rome–Fiumicino
Bahamasair Nassau, San Salvador (Bahamas)
Boliviana de Aviación Santa Cruz de la Sierra–Viru Viru
British Airways London–Heathrow
Caribbean Airlines Port of Spain
Cayman Airways Panama City
Copa Airlines Rome–Fiumicino
Corsair International Paris–Orly
Delta Airlines Atlanta, Boston, Detroit, Havana, Minneapolis/St. Paul, New York–JFK, New York–LaGuardia
El Al Tel Aviv
Eurowings Düsseldorf
Gol Transportes Aéreos Brasília, Fortaleza
Iberia Madrid
Interjet Mexico City
LOT Polish Airlines Warsaw–Chopin
Lufthansa London–Gatwick
Qatar Airways Doha
Royal Air Maroc Casablanca
Scandinavian Airlines Copenhagen, Oslo–Gardermoen
Swiss International Air Lines Zurich
Surinam Airways Aruba, Georgetown–Cheddi Jagan, Paramaribo
TAP Air Portugal Lisbon
TUI fly Netherlands Amsterdam
Turkish Airlines Istanbul
United Airlines Chicago–O'Hare, Houston–Intercontinental, Newark
Virgin Atlantic London–Heathrow
Viva Air Colombia Medellín–JMC
Volaris Guadalajara, Mexico City

Top Destinations

 

Top Domestic Destinations

April 2018 – March 2019

 

Rank Destination Passengers Airlines
1 Atlanta, Georgia 863,000 American, Delta, Frontier
2 New York–LaGuardia, New York 857,000 American, Delta, Frontier
3 Chicago–O'Hare, Illinois 638,000 American, Delta, United
4 Dallas/Fort Worth, Texas 629,000 American Airlines
5 New York–JFK, New York 561,000 American Airlines, Delta Airlines

 

Top International Destinations

2018

 

Rank Destination Passengers Airlines
1 São Paulo–Guarulhos, Brazil 830,132 American, Avianca, LATAM
2 London–Heathrow, United Kingdom 776,480 American, British Airways, Virgin Atlantic
3 Buenos Aires–Ezeiza, Argentina 735,222 Aerolíneas Argentinas, American, LATAM
4 Havana, Cuba 673,701 American, Delta, Swift Air
5 Panama City, Panama 631,233 American, Copa Airlines

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.