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Miami International Airport (MIA) is operated by the Miami-Dade Aviation Department and is the property of Miami-Dade County government. Founded in 1928, MIA is the largest U.S. gateway for Latin America and the Caribbean and is one of the busiest international passenger and freight airports in the world. Located on 3,230 acres of land near downtown Miami, MIA's terminal is being expanded to more than seven million square feet through a capital improvement program scheduled for final completion in early 2014.

 Miami-Dade Airports:

 Economic Impact:
Miami International Airport’s (MIA) and the General Aviation Airports’ annual economic impact is $32.8 billion. MIA and related aviation industries contribute 272,395 jobs directly and indirectly to the local economy. That equates to one out of 4.1 jobs.

 MIA Rankings for 2012: 

Among U.S. Airports:

1st

International Freight

2nd

International Passengers

3rd

Total Freight

3rd

Total Cargo (Freight + Mail)

16th

Total Number of Operations

12th

Total Passengers

   

Among Worldwide Airports:

9th

International Freight

26th

International Passengers

10th

Total Freight

10th

Total Cargo (Freight + Mail)

23th

Total Number of Operations

28th

Total Passengers

 Land area: 3,230 acres

 Runways:

9-27:

13,000 feet

8R 26L:

10,500 feet

12/30:

9,355 feet

8L-26R:

8,600 feet

 Personnel: Aviation Dept. and Other: 36,797

 Hotel: Hotel MIA - 259 rooms.

 Flight Operations: (Commercial Aircraft Movements - year 2013)

Domestic

207,143

International

188,779

Total

395,922

 Passengers: (year 2013)

Domestic

20.3 million

International

20.2 million

Total

40.5 million


Weekday Daily Average:

107,154 passengers

Weekend Daily Average:

116,218 passengers

Weekly Average:

770,269 passengers

 Freight: (year 2013)

International

1,847,242 U.S. Tons

Domestic

257,879 U.S. Tons

Total

2,105,121 U.S. Tons

 Carriers: (03/14)

U.S.

35

 

Scheduled

70

International

51

 

Charter

16

Total

86

 

Total

86

 Number of Destinations: (1ST Quarter - 2014)

 

Non-Stop

One Stop

Domestic

49

10

International

90

02

Total

139

12

 Number of Ticketing Positions: 451*
 Number of gates: 123* Common use
*changes according to construction

 Parking:

  • A total of 8,724 parking spaces (includes economy MIA garages and Park & Ride lot)
  • A 24-hour valet parking service is located on the departure level, across concourses D and J.
  • A Cell Phone Parking Lot, providing 60 spaces for private, not-for-hire vehicles, is located just off LeJeune Road heading north or south
  • The economy Park & Ride long-term lot with 554 spaces is located at 1350 N.W. 45th Avenue.

 Airport Improvements :

 Capital Improvement Program: MIA's $6.4 billion Capital Improvement Program (CIP) is nearly completed, encompassing all aspects of airport operations, from the Terminal and roadways to the cargo facilities and the airfield.

 Terminal: Extending from MIA’s Central terminal, the South and North Terminals have added over 4 million square feet to MIA’s existing 3.5 million square feet of space. 

  1. The South Terminal: adds 1.7 million square feet to MIA. 
  2. The North Terminal: encompasses more than 3.8 million square feet.

The North, Central and South Terminals will have a total of 130 gates, with 104 international capable gates and 26 domestic gates, and a total of 645 ticket counters.

 Cargo: MIA’s cargo facilities encompass eighteen (18) cargo buildings with over 3.4 million square feet of warehouse, office and support space.  Apron space is presently 4.4 million square feet, with 41 common-use cargo positions and 31 leased cargo positions.
 

 Roadway Improvements:

 Central Boulevard: To accommodate forecasted growth, improvement programs include: widening of Central Boulevard, new service roads, wider bridges and improved access to parking facilities.

 25th Street Viaduct: Construction of the east phase project was completed in July 2011.  The west phase project commenced in June 2012, and will provide a direct connection between MIA’s cargo facilities and NW 82nd Avenue.  The project is expected to be completed in December 2015.

 MIA Mover:The elevated train that connects MIA and the new Rental Car Center (RCC) and the Miami Intermodal Center (MIC) opened September 9, 2011. The Mover runs through Central Boulevard with the capacity to transport more than 3,000 passengers per hour.

 Rental Car Center (RCC): A 3.4 million square foot facility opened on July 13, 2010. The RCC consolidates under one roof the operations of 16 rental car companies, with a combined inventory of 6,500 rental cars.

 Miami Intermodal Center (MIC): Next to the RCC will be the MIC, a massive ground transportation hub being developed by the State of Florida Department of Transportation linking rail, light rail, automobile and bus traffic under one roof.

What's New

  What's New At MIA For the fourth year in a row, MIA set a new all-time record for passenger traffic with 40.5 million passengers in 2013. The airport also set a new all-time record for cargo with 2.1 million tons of goods moving through the global gateway last year.

Coming Soon to MIA
New Air Service Confirmed for 2014:

  • Dynamic Airways Cargo: Latin America/Caribbean (April 1)
  • Jetairfly: Brussels, Belgium (April 5)
  • InselAir Aruba: Oranjestad, Aruba (April 11)
  • Boliviana de Aviacion: Santa Cruz, Bolivia (May 24)
  • Air Europa: Madrid / Punta Cana (May 30)
  • Qatar Airways: Doha, Qatar (June 10)
  • Finnair: Helsinki, Finland (December 14)

 

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