Miami Airport

Miami Airport is one of the largest and most important airports in the whole of the United States.  Located just nine miles away from downtown Miami, the airport is situated next to the Blue Lagoon Lake, Lake Joanne and the Miami Springs Golf and Country Club.  Around 30 million passengers pass through Miami Airport every year and this number is only set to increase in the years to come.

Facilities

Miami Airport is brimming with facilities to keep passengers occupied between flights.  There are more than 200 restaurants, cafes and shops in the terminal and everything from fast food chains like Pizza Hut and Burger King to fine dining restaurants are available.  There are over 12 different duty free shops and a good selection of newsagents, fashion stores and souvenir shops.  Other facilities include banks, ATMs, business and conferencing facilities, currency exchange booths, a fitness centre, a pharmacy, a chapel and a hairdressers.  This is clearly enough to keep almost anyone occupied!

Terminals

Miami Airport has one terminal which is split up into eight concourses.  Flights arrive and depart from locations around the world including South America, Latin America, North America, Europe and Australasia.  A variety of domestic flights are also available.

Getting To and From the Airport

There are a variety of transport options linking Miami Airport not only to downtown Miami but also to Hollywood, Palmetto Bay, Coral Gables and Fort Lauderdale.  These include the bus and train which is available from Concourse E, buses including Greyhound and Metro-Bus, taxi cabs and shuttle buses which are available 24 hours a day.  Another option is car hire Miami Airport and this is a great option if you want to explore the state.  Use the anycarhire.com search facilities to compare the companies operating from the airport and book online before you travel.

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