Miami International Airport (MIA)

 
View of MIA South Terminal
View of South Terminal - Photo by Joe Pries


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 is America’s busiest airport for international freight and second busiest for international passengers, offers more flights to Latin America and the Caribbean than any other U.S. airport, and boasts a lineup of over 90 air carriers. MIA is also the leading economic engine for Miami-Dade County and the state of Florida, generating business revenue of $31.9 billion annually and approximately 60 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 $31.9 billion. MIA and related aviation industries contribute 275,708 jobs directly and indirectly to the local economy. That equates to one out of 4.6 jobs.

 

MIA RANKINGS 2022 (ACI final rankings for CY):

Among U.S. Airports:

1st

International Freight

2nd

International Passengers

3rd

Total Cargo (Freight + Mail)

3rd

Total Freight

8th

Total Number of Operations

8th

Total Passengers

Among Worldwide Airports:

7th

International Freight

23rd

International Passengers

7th

Total Cargo (Freight + Mail)

7th

Total Freight

8th

Total Number of Operations

14th

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 2022)

Domestic:

257,784

International:

198,531

Total:

456,315

 Passengers: (year 2023)

Domestic:

29.1 million

International:

23.2 million

Total:

52.3 million

 Freight: (year 2022)

International:

2,239,885 U.S. Tons

Domestic:

486,921 U.S. Tons

Total:

2,726,807 U.S. Tons

 Carriers: (October - 2023)

U.S.:

35

 

Scheduled:

81

International:

60  

Charter:

14

Total:

95

 

Total:

95

 Number of Destinations: (October - 2023)

 

Non-Stop

 

Domestic:

60

 

International:

99

 

Total:

159

 

 

Parking:

  • A total of 8,248 parking spaces 
  • A Cell Phone Parking Lot, providing 60 spaces for private, not-for-hire vehicles, is located just off LeJeune Road heading north or south
  • 24-hour valet parking services are located inside the Dolphin and Flamingo garages on the departure level, across concourses D and J. 
 

New Air Service:

  • French Bee: Paris (Orly), France (December 2022)
  • Air Canada: Vancouver, Canada (December 2022)
  • Sky High: Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic (December 2022)
  • Air Cargo Carriers: UPS Feeder (February 2023)
  • Volaris El Salvador: San Salvador, El Salvador (March 2023)
  • WestJet Cargo: Toronto, Canada (April 2023)
  • Norse Atlantic Airways: London (Gatwick), UK  and Oslo, Norway (September 2023)
  • Porter Airlines: Toronto, Canada (December 2023)

 

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