Miami International Airport (MIA)

 
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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 2016:

Among U.S. Airports:

1st

International Freight

3rd

International Passengers

3rd

Total Cargo (Freight + Mail)

13th

Total Number of Operations 

 10th

 Total Passengers

 

 

Among Worldwide Airports:

11th

International Freight

32nd

International Passengers

11th

Total Cargo (Freight + Mail)

26th

Total Number of Operations

30th 

Total Passengers

 

 

 Land area: 3,230 acres

 Runways:

9-27:

13,016 feet

8R 26L:

10,506 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 2016)

Domestic

216,470

International

195,535

Total

412,005

 Passengers: (year 2016)

Domestic

23.2 million

International

21.4 million

Total

44.6 million


Weekday Daily Average:

117,534 passengers

Weekend Daily Average:

127,808 passengers

Weekly Average:

844,754 passengers

 Freight: (year 2016)

International

1,892,732 U.S. Tons

Domestic

287,953 U.S. Tons

Total

2,180,684 U.S. Tons

 Carriers: (11/17)

U.S.

38

 

Scheduled

89

International

68

 

Charter

17

Total

106

 

Total

106

 Number of Destinations: (4th Quarter - 2017)

 

Non-Stop

One Stop

Domestic

59

01

International

107

01

Total

166

02

 

 Parking:

  • A total of 8,388 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 

Miami International Airport experienced another record-breaking year in 2016, serving nearly 44.6 million travelers – an increase of 234,000 over 2015, which also secured the airport’s seventh-consecutive year of passenger growth. The busiest U.S. airport for international freight broke its 2015 record for annual freight traffic as well, growing 0.37 percent to 2.18 million tons in 2016. Despite a large downturn in travel between MIA and top South American markets with struggling economies, the global gateway’s annual passenger traffic still increased by 0.53 percent. While travel between MIA and Brazil alone – the airport’s top international market - fell 600,000 passengers in 2016, increases in other countries and domestically kept the global gateway on an upward trend. Domestic passengers rose by 0.26 percent to 23.2 million, while international traffic grew by 0.82 percent to nearly 21.4 million passengers. MIA continues to be among the world’s top 10 hubs for international freight, with 1.9 million tons of international shipments and 287,953 tons of domestic freight.     

New Air Service  for 2017:

  • Volaris: Guadalajara, Mexico (GDL) and Mexico City, Mexico (MEX) (February 2017)
  • Qatar Airways Cargo:  South America / Europe / Middle East (February 2017)
  • First Air:  Mount Hope, Ontario, Canada (YHM) (February 2017)
  • Ocean Air dba Avianca Brazil (passenger service): Sao Paulo, Brazil (GRU) (April 2017)
  • WOW Air: Reykjavík, Iceland (KEF) (April 2017)
  • American Airlines: Omaha, Nebraska (July 2017)
  • TACA Peru (New All-Cargo Service): South America (August 2017)
  • Aer Lingus: Dublin, Ireland (DUB) (September 2017)
  • Frontier: Buffalo, New York; Islip, New York; Milwaukee, Minnesota; Providence, Rhode Island; Trenton, New Jersey (Fourth Quarter 2017)
  • El Al: Tel Aviv, Israel (November 2017) 
  • Dynamic Int’l Airways: Passenger charter service (November 2017)

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