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International Airport Albuquerque Information
Albuquerque Airport (ABQ) is located just 6.5 kilometers (four miles) southeast of the central Albuquerque business district. Albuquerque International Sunport Airport in New Mexico is served by eight major commercial carriers and regular commuter services, handling more than six million passengers a year.
Services at Albuquerque Airport terminal building include restaurants, snack bars, cocktail lounges, gift shops and ATMs. There is a terminal car park for nearly 3,500 vehicles, with all major car rental companies serving the Sunport's Car Rental Center, located approximately half a mile from the ABQ terminal building. Taxis, local and long-distance buses, trains, and limousines also serve Albuquerque Airport. Future development plans at Albuquerque Airport include construction of on-site office buildings, manufacturing centers and hotels. ABQ is also notable for its permanent art collection.
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International Airport Albuquerque Terminal Information
The terminal of the Albuquerque Airport covers an area of 574,000 square feet and consists of 23 gates in two concourses.
Facilities offered at Albuquerque Airport include ATMs that are located throughout the terminal building, restaurants and snack bars, and cocktail lounges. The Albuquerque Airport also features various gift shops and gift carts located throughout the terminal building.
Passenger airlines operating from the Albuquerque Airport include America West Airlines, American Airlines, Continental Airlines, Delta Air Lines, Frontier Airlines, Great Plains Airlines, Mesa Airlines, Northwest Airlines, Rio Grande Air, Skywest Airlines, Southwest Airlines, and United Airlines.
Cargo airlines operating from the Albuquerque Airport include Airborne Express, Burlington Air Express, Emery / Purolator, Federal Express, Integrated Airline Services, Parcel Delivery of Albuquerque, Pony Express, and United Parcel Service.
Many gift shops such as Distant Drums, Earth Spirit, Hudson's Book Corner and Thunderbird Curio are located on the third level of the terminal.
Restaurants and Bars
Many restaurants are located throughout the terminal at Albuquerque Airport. Gardunos Chile Packing Company and Cantina is located in the Third Level Lobby, the Food Court in the A / B connector area features La Hacienda Mexican Restaurant, Route 66 Microbrewery and Pizzeria Express and there are many more restaurants in the concourses A, b and E Commuter Gate Area.
Currency Exchange and ATMs
Automatic Teller Machines (ATMs)
Automated Teller Machines (ATMs) for various banks are located throughout the terminal building in front of and beyond the security checkpoint.
Extra Traveler Facilities
Tourist information may be obtained from the Information Booth staffed by Albuquerque Convention and Visitors' Bureau volunteers, at the baggage claim level.
(See Albuquerque International Sunport Parking)
Elevators are located in the parking structure and each of the terminal's three levels.
Wheelchairs are provided at the terminal for the passengers with physical disabilities.
Telecommunications devices for the deaf (TDD) are available at the terminal.
Restrooms with wheelchair access are available at the terminal.
Shuttle buses are handicap accessible.
International Airport Albuquerque Airline Information
Several international, domestic, and cargo airlines serve Albuquerque Airport, New Mexico. The Albuquerque Airport offers nonstop service to 27 cities and nonstop in-state service to seven cities.
America West Airlines +1 800 235 9292 American Airlines +1 800 433 7300 Continental Airlines +1 800 525 0280 Delta Air Lines +1 800 221 1212 Frontier Airlines +1 800 432 1359 Mesa Airlines - +1 800 637 2247 Northwest Airlines - +1 800 225 2525 Rio Grande Air - +1 866 WayToGo (929 8646) Skywest Airlines - +1 435 634 3000 Southwest Airlines - +1 800 435 9792 United Airlines - +1 800 241 6522
Several major car rental companies operate from Albuquerque Airport. The customer service counters and ready / return lots are located at the Sunport car rental center. Shuttles provide transportation between the Albuquerque Airport's terminal building and the car rental center. These shuttles operate every five minutes from the commercial lane located outside the first level of the Albuquerque Airport's terminal building. All shuttle buses are handicap accessible.
The car rental companies that operate from the Albuquerque Airport are as follows:
The Albuquerque Airport offers convenient parking options for its patrons. The airport has parking space for nearly 3900 vehicles in Albuquerque Airport's four-level parking structure and the adjacent surface parking lot. These parking lots offer both short-term and long-term parking facilities. The parking information hotline can be accessed at +1 505 842 7030. Contact the parking administration office at +1 505 244 7884, accessible 24 hours a day.
Car parking spaces for travelers with disabilities are located near the elevators on all four levels of the car park next to the Albuquerque Airport's terminal. There is no charge to vehicles with proper handicap identification.
International Airport Albuquerque Ground Transportation
Taxis, bus and shuttle services, trains, and limousines serve the Albuquerque Airport.
Bus and Shuttle Services
Companies such as Texas New Mexico & Oklahoma Coaches, Tours of the Southwest, Twin Hearts Express and Santa Fe Shuttle Services offer daily scheduled services from the Albuquerque Airport.
Companies such as Albuquerque Cab Company and Yellow Cab Company operate round-the-clock taxi services from the Albuquerque Airport.
The Amtrak train service serves the Albuquerque Airport.
Companies such as American Limousine, Ayala Chauffeured Transportation, Carey Southwest Limousine and On Demand Sedan, Inc. operate from the Albuquerque Airport.
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Maps and Directions
Albuquerque Airport is situated approximately 6.5 kilometers (four miles) southeast of the central Albuquerque business district.
From the North
If traveling from the north to Albuquerque Airport, take Interstate 25 South to the Sunport Boulevard exit (#221). Drive east on Sunport to the front of the airport's terminal. Signage will direct motorists to the different sections of the Albuquerque Airport.
From the South
If traveling from the south to Albuquerque Airport, take Interstate 25 South to the Gibson Boulevard exit (#222A). Travel east on Gibson to Yale Boulevard then turn south on Yale Boulevard. Signage will direct motorists to the different sections of the Albuquerque Airport.
Longitude:106° 36' 0" W Latitude:35° 3' 0" N
ADDRESS Albuquerque International Sunport
PO Box 9948
New Mexico 87119
Number of Terminals: 1
Telephone: 505 244 7700
Fax: 505 842 4278
Time Zone: GMT - 7 (GMT - 6 from the first Sunday in April to the last Sunday in October)
Location: The airport is located 6.5km (4 miles) southeast of Albuquerque
DRIVING DIRECTIONS Take I-25 south to the Sunport Boulevard exit (exit 221) and go east on Sunport Boulevard to the front of the terminal. Alternatively, drive south on I-25 to the Gibson Boulevard exit (exit 222A), go east on Gibson Boulevard and drive south on Yale Boulevard.
CAR PARKING A four-storey car park located next to the terminal provides space for 3,400 cars. There is also a short-term covered car park and a long-term surface car park providing a further 500 spaces. For further information, call the parking information hotline (tel: 505 842 7030) or the 24 hours parking administration office (tel: 505 842 2400).
CAR HIRE Advantage, Alamo, Avis, Budget Rent-a-Car of New Mexico, Dollar, Enterprise, Hertz, National and Thrifty are all represented. Offices are at the Sunport Car Rental Center, 0.8km (0.5 miles) west of the passenger terminal building at 3400 University Boulevard SE; shuttles transport car hire customers between the facility and the terminal building.
PUBLIC TRANSPORT Road: Taxi: Taxis are operated by Albuquerque Cab Company (tel: 505 883 4888) and Yellow Cab Company (tel: 505 247 8888). Limousine: There are five limousine companies at the airport; American Limousine (tel: 505 877 7576) operates daily 24 hours. Bus: Door-to-door shuttle services are operated by Airport Shuttle (tel: 5050 765 1234) and Sunport Shuttle (tel: 505 883 4966). Shuttle services to Santa Fe are also available from Sandia Shuttle Express (tel: 505 243 3244) and Santa Fe Shuttle (tel: 505 243 2300). A local bus service is operated by Sun Trans Bus (tel: 505 843 9200; website: www.cabq.gov/transit); bus no.50 serves downtown Albuquerque. A number of long-distance, charter and tour buses are run by various companies; the airport’s website has details on all companies operating to/from the airport.
INFORMATION AND HELP DESKS The Albuquerque Convention and Visitors Bureau information booth is located in the baggage reclaim area, on the ground level of the terminal building.
AIRPORT FACILITIES Money and communications: ATMs are located throughout the terminal building. Eating and drinking: The airport has a variety of fast-food outlets, as well as restaurants, coffee shops, bars and cocktail lounges. A food court is situated in the A/B Connector Area, offering Mexican cuisine, a microbrewery, pizzeria, ice-cream parlour and gourmet deli and bakery. Shopping: There are gift shops, speciality stores, newsagents and gift carts located throughout the airport. Other facilities: There are shoeshine stands and a barbershop.
CONFERENCE AND BUSINESS FACILITIES The on-site Wyndham Albuquerque Hotel (tel: 505 843 7000; website: www.wyndhamalbuquerque.com) has a fully equipped business centre. Two meeting rooms accommodating up to 55 delegates can be booked at AmeriSuites (tel: 505 242 9300; e-mail: email@example.com), which is situated at 1400 Sunport Place SE, 2km (1 mile) from the airport.
DISABLED FACILITIES Braille signage, wheelchair-accessible toilets, drinking fountains and TDDs and disabled parking are all provided. Lifts connect all levels of the terminal building and multi-storey car park. Shuttle vans from the car rental center are wheelchair-accessible.
AIRPORT HOTELS The Wyndham Albuquerque Hotel (tel: 505 843 7000; website: www.wyndhamalbuquerque.com) is located on site, at the entrance to the airport, and is within walking distance of the terminal. There is also a courtesy shuttle to take guests to the hotel. Other nearby hotels include the La Quinta Airport Hotel, Holiday Inn Express, Comfort Inn Airport and Courtyard Airport Hotel, Quality Suites Albuquerque, AmeriSuites Airport, all located within 3km (2 miles) from the airport; many offer a shuttle service to/from the airport. Other hotels operating shuttle services to/from the airport include the Howard Johnson Inn, Hampton Inn Albuquerque and the Sleep Inn Airport.