parking one of many milestones
Hartsfield-Jackson’s long-term parking facility to support
the Maynard H. Jackson Jr. International Terminal will be on Aviation
Boulevard near Loop Road. The five-level structure, which will have
about 2,500 parking spaces, will be less than a mile from the international
A shuttle service will link the long-term parking facility with the international terminal. The shuttle ride is expected to take three or four minutes each way.
Construction of the parking structure is scheduled to begin in March. A short-term parking structure with about 1,100 spaces is under construction just outside the international terminal’s front door.
The announcement of the long-term parking location is the latest of many milestones for the international terminal. Several accomplishments were achieved in 2010:
• The “topping out” of the building in April marked
the placement of the final piece of structural steel into the facility
Construction of the Maynard H. Jackson Jr. International Terminal and its 12-gate concourse began in summer 2008. The 1.2 million-square-foot facility will eliminate the need for Atlanta-bound international passengers to recheck their baggage after passing through the Customs and Border Protection inspection.
For a look at recent construction progress on the international terminal, watch the video below.
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