AIRPORT OF THE WEEK:ATC now features an airport each week! This airport will remain open throughout the entire week except for during the FNF. Each airport featured is one of 2017's busiest airports.
This week’s featured airport is:
Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport [KATL]
We’ve reached the #1 busiest airport! Atlanta International has been the busiest airport by passengers for over 20 years. With 5 parallel runways, 4,700 acres of land, and 192 gates, Atlanta will continue move an unbelievable amount of aircraft. This week the United States celebrates the Thanksgiving holiday which kicks off an influx of air traffic, both domestic and international. Join us this week as we explore what ATL has to offer!
NOTE: All airports scheduled on any given day, whether airline or theme specific, connect to the featured airport. While many connect with one another as well, you can fly to and from Atlanta to any of the serviced airports below!
Monday: Denver (KDEN), Long Island (KISP), Las Vegas (KLAS), Austin (KAUS), Raleigh (KRDU), Orlando (KMCO), Colorado Springs (KCOS), Cincinnati (KCVG)
Featured Airline: Frontier Airlines
Frankfurt (EDDF) by Aerologic
Amsterdam (EHAM) by AirBridge Cargo
Luxembourg (ELLX) by Cargolux
Liege (EBLG) by Qatar Airways Cargo
Manchester (EGCC) by Lufthansa Cargo
Shannon (EINN) by Turkish Airlines Cargo
Featured Theme: Cargo
Wednesday: San Juan (TJSJ), Antigua (TAPA), San Jose (MROC), San Salvador (MSLP), Belize City (MZBZ), Quito (SEQM), Lima (SPJC), Panama City (MPTO)
Featured Theme: Warm Escape Down South!
Thursday: ATC Choice around the world! ATL will remain staffed.
Featured Theme: Home for the holidays! US IFATC Members are encouraged to open their home airports and welcome friends to their region for Thanksgiving.
Friday: Friday Night Flight - TBD!
Saturday: Detroit (KDTW), Minneapolis (KMSP), Salt Lake City (KSLC), Boston (KBOS), Tampa (KTPA), San Diego (KSAN), Seattle (KSEA), Nashville (KBNA), Omaha (KOMA)
Featured Airline: Delta Air Lines
Sunday: Akron (KCAK), Burlington (KBTV), Columbia (KCAE), Fort Wayne (KFWA), Greensboro (KGSO), Knoxville (KTYS), Lexington (KLEX), Springfield (KSGF), White Plains (KHPN)
Featured Airline: Delta Connection
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