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ATLNext Industry Day encourages diversity in business

ATL hosted its annual event to share with and gain from the business community on Tuesday, March 7, 2017, encouraging diversity and participation among contractors. Since the inception of ATLNext, Airport leaders established ATLNext Industry Day to educate contractors about business opportunities and the procurement process. The event, held 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. at … Continue →

Transportation mall ceilings to undergo dramatic renovation

When traveling through ATL, have you noticed the gutted ceilings in the transportation mall between concourses? When you step off the Plane Train, you may find the visual a bit unsightly, but give us a little time and soon you will behold a newly renovated look. The Airside Modernization Project will revamp and modernize the … Continue →

First drone flights advance ATLNext construction

FAA approves first-ever commercial drone operation in Class B airspace at Hartsfield-Jackson ATLNext projects require a lot of planning to get off the ground. The best way to do that planning at such a large scale is using digital models, so that every stakeholder has access to the same, accurate information and the passenger experience … Continue →

ATL Unveils 102 Electric Vehicle Charging Stations

Hartsfield-Jackson leaders have officially unveiled 102 electric vehicle charging stations at the Airport as part of ATLNext. Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed, who directed the Airport to install at least 100 electric vehicle charging stations by the end of 2016, joined Airport representatives, sustainability leaders and Georgia Power executives at the unveiling on Thursday, January 12. … Continue →

Update: Road Lane Closures through May

With holiday travel behind us, ATLNext construction is picking back up in 2017. Expect lane closures at the Domestic terminal entrances as work continues on the new canopies. North Terminal

Planning for Holiday Travel

In anticipation of holiday passenger traffic, expect limited ATLNext construction activity during the next two weeks. Scaling back lane closures at the Domestic entrances as canopy construction continues From December 15 through January 2, one outer lane will be partially closed in front of both the North and South Terminals. Part of one lane will … Continue →

Pre-Security Starbucks is Back

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 … Continue →

Four-Star Hotel Announced

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 … Continue →

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 … Continue →

New Security Lanes Coming Soon

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 … Continue →

Rental Car Center Upgrades

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 … Continue →