Starbucks Atrium

Coffee and tea lovers: rejoice! A temporary Starbucks is now open to replace the atrium location that closed in September for ATLNext renovations at the main security checkpoint. These upgrades are making way for new Automated Screening Lanes (ASLs) that will boost efficiency and ultimately decrease security wait times. "Serving our customers is always the ultimate goal," said Chilly Ewing, Hartsfield-Jackson concessions director. "Many customers were disappointed that we had to close the existing Starbucks,

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Four-Star Hotel and Mixed-Use Development

Mixed-Use Lease Finalized, Four-Star Hotel to be Built ATL has officially announced the approval of a ground lease to build ATLNext's third-party development in partnership with Majestic Realty Co. and Carter. Phase I of the development will consist of an 11-story, 440-room, four-star hotel with 80,000 feet of meeting space and an additional 60,000 square feet of office space. The design stage is expected to begin in 2017 with construction slated to commence by early

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Construction Underway at Concourse F Work has started at Gate F3 to equip an additional gate at the International Terminal with the capacity to accommodate an A380 plane operated by any air carrier, including Korean Air. A380 aircraft are the largest passenger airliners in the world, and they require special facilities to allow for their arrival and departure. The proposed expansion at this gate will not only make an A380 plane possible, but also greatly

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Service Animal Relief Areas

Good news for our traveling dog lovers:   Have you seen the new Service Animal Relief Areas (SARAs) at Hartsfield-Jackson? In accordance with the U.S. Department of Transportation, ATL now provides wheelchair-accessible animal relief areas for service animals inside the terminal. Two concourses, near gates B33 and C19, have completed SARAs, with additional areas for each remaining concourse expected to be finished by Spring 2017. While intended to accommodate service animals for disabled passengers connecting,

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Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport

Look forward to faster security lines in the future, with minimal impact on wait times now. Improving the security screening process at Hartsfield-Jackson is a fundamental part of ATLNext. We're boosting efficiency (and ultimately decreasing security wait times!) of the passenger screening process by adding 20 new Automated Screening Lanes (ASLs) to the security checkpoints at ATL. This, coupled with the work we've already started to expand the main checkpoint, should help you breeze through

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As part of upgrades to existing parking facilities, repairs have started at the Rental Car Center at Hartsfield-Jackson. The work includes rust removal and painting of the pedestrian bridges that connect the Center to the surrounding rental car parking garages. In order to make these upgrades, you can expect rotating lane closures on Rental Car Center Parkway through the end of the year as each walkway is painted one by one. Depending on the day,

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Lane Closures Airport Boulevard Connector

As part of ongoing work at Hartsfield-Jackson's new domestic commercial vehicle and taxi hold lot, one southbound lane along Airport Boulevard Connector will be closed October 28 and 31, as well as November 1, 2 and 4. The far right turning lane onto the Rental Car Center Parkway will be closed at 8 a.m. each day, and the entire road will be re-opened by 4 p.m. Impact on traffic is expected to be minimal; Atlanta

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