About Us

 
View of South Terminal - click to view more images
View of South Terminal - Photo by Steven Brooke - Visit MIA's Shopping and Dining directory


Miami International Airport (MIA), located on 3,230 acres of land near downtown Miami, is operated by the Miami-Dade Aviation Department and is the property of Miami-Dade County government. Founded in 1928, MIA now offers more flights to Latin America and the Caribbean than any other U.S. airport, is America’s second-busiest airport for international passengers, boasts a lineup over 100 air carriers and is the top U.S. airport for international freight. MIA is also the leading economic engine for Miami-Dade County and the state of Florida, generating business revenue of $33.7 billion annually and welcoming 70 percent of all international visitors to Florida. MIA’s vision is to grow from a recognized hemispheric hub to a global airport of choice that offers customers a world-class experience and an expanded route network with direct passenger and cargo access to all world regions.

 Miami-Dade Airports:

 Economic Impact:
Miami International Airport’s (MIA) and the General Aviation Airports’ annual economic impact is $33.7 billion. MIA and related aviation industries contribute 282,724 jobs directly and indirectly to the local economy. That equates to one out of 4.1 jobs.

 MIA Rankings for 2015 (PRELIMINARY): 

Among U.S. Airports:

1st

International Freight

2nd

International Passengers

3rd

Total Cargo (Freight + Mail)

13th

Total Number of Operations

10th

Total Passengers

 

 

Among Worldwide Airports:

10th

International Freight

29th

International Passengers

11th

Total Cargo (Freight + Mail)

24th

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 2015)

Domestic

215,811

International

193,513

Total

409,324

 Passengers: (year 2015)

Domestic

23.1 million

International

21.2 million

Total

44.3 million


Weekday Daily Average:

117,112 passengers

Weekend Daily Average:

127,906 passengers

Weekly Average:

830,273 passengers

 Freight: (year 2015)

International

1,915,786 U.S. Tons

Domestic

256,891 U.S. Tons

Total

2,172,676 U.S. Tons

 Carriers: (06/16)

U.S.

39

 

Scheduled

83

International

63

 

Charter

19

Total

102

 

Total

102

 Number of Destinations: (2nd Quarter - 2016)

 

Non-Stop

One Stop

Domestic

52

03

International

98

01

Total

150

04

 Parking:

  • A total of 8,233 parking spaces 
  • 24-hour valet parking services are located inside the Dolphin and Flamingo garages 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

 Airport Improvements :

 Capital Improvement Program: MIA's $6.4 billion Capital Improvement Program (CIP) is 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: Improvement program completed which included: 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 April 2016.

 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 Passenger growth at Miami International Airport went into overdrive in 2015, with annual traffic reaching 44.3 million passengers – three million more travelers than the prior year.  The global gateway achieved its largest growth rate ever for annual passengers, up 8.3 percent year over year. Domestic passengers surged by 11 percent to reach 23.1 million, while international traffic rose 5.5 percent and accounted for 21.2 million travelers. Despite the decline of economies in many key Latin American and European markets, MIA held its ground as one of the world’s top 10 air cargo hubs, with 1.9 million tons of international freight and 256,891 tons of domestic shipments.
 
New Air Service  for 2016:

  • KF Cargo: South America (April 2016)
  • Eurowings: Cologne, Germany (CGN) (September  2016)
  • Scandinavian Airlines (SAS): Copenhagen, Denmark (CPH),  Oslo, Norway (OSL), (Fall 2016)
  • KLM: Amsterdam, Netherlands (AMS) (October 2016)

 Print Facts-at-a-Glance PDF 

 Airport Statistics

 Revenue Financial Statistics