Finally we are here in Florida. Just landed on MIA. Information about the airport in Miami, Florida. Miami International Airport in late 2012 and early 2013 underwent a major renovation and reconstruction of the terminal and the arrivals hall.
There were a lot of inconvenience to passengers arriving and departing from Miami. Still going on finishing works at the airport, but the difficulties are much less than at the end of 2023. Here information about the airport in Miami, the largest airport in Florida, the Caribbean and Central America.
International Airport Miami International (MIA) is one of the largest and most important airports in the United States and the largest airport in Florida and the Caribbean Sea basin and the Gulf of Mexico.
Miami International Airport is the third busiest airport in the United States. It ranks immediately after the JFK airport in New York and LAX Airport in Los Angeles, California. During the year, Miami International Airport handles over 34 million passengers.
Miami Airport is home to American Airlines, UPS Airlines and FedEx. Miami Airport is the largest airport between the United States and Latin America, but also from the airport there are direct flights to Europe, Asia cargo flights and flights to the Canary Islands in Spain. In total, Miami International Airport is 25 in order, the busiest airport in the world. In Florida, it is the busiest airport in all domestic and international airports located in Florida.
Due to the fact that it is a very busy airport, flight to the southern part of Florida, you may want to schedule yourself to nearby airports, as they do some domestic U.S. airlines. There are airports such as Fort Lauderdalle/Hollywood International and Palm Beach Airport. Airports which are cheaper and they don’t charge high fees from low-cost airlines in the United States.
PRACTICAL INFORMATION MIAMI INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT
Arriving for the first time at this airport, you immediately experience how busy is the airport. Prepare for long lines. In fact, any time of day or night and any time of the year. You’re in for at least 1 hour of waiting in the line to the immigration officer, the longest wait, and then to the customs. During the tourist season also are “stoppers” in the section directly from the output of the plane and arrive at the terminal, where the offices of border control and customs officials are.
Miami International Airport Address
Miami International Airport
4200 NW 21st St.
Miami, Fl 33122
P. O. Box 025504,
Miami, Florida 33102-5504
The official website of Miami airport
How to get from the airport to downtown Miami (downtown)
Airport (MIA) is a 13km from the center of the city. If you are staying in a hotel in Miami, it is best to take a taxi directly from the airport. The cost should not exceed $ 40. In total the trip takes 30 to 40 minutes depending on traffic and traffic jams in Miami.
If you’re travelling further north, one of the largest resorts in the vicinity of Fort Lauderdale, Boca Raton, West Palm Beach, you may want to use the train, called the Tri-Rail. Very conveniently and cheaply you will arrive from the airport in Miami. Boca Raton.
There is a free passage between the terminal and the station, Tri-Rail Miami Airport Station, and Hialeah Market Station (check the current departures at www.tri-rail.com).
You can also take a bus from the airport to downtown Miami. Miami Dade buses and Metro Transit bus on routes (bus numbers) 7, 37, 42, 57, 133, 236, 238, and J (110).
Free passage is also shared between the Terminal and railway stations, road Tri-Rail (Miami Airport Station) and Hialeah Market Station. Both stations are located close to the airport. The bus ticket costs $ 3, and the journey to the city centre takes from 30 to 40 minutes. More info on the website (link above).
RENTA A CAR IN MIAMI AIRPORT
At the airport in Miami, it’s a good idea to rent a car. But if you’re travelling from Europe, after the flight 10 h or 12 h, not all feel adventurous, to safely travel by car on unfamiliar terrain, if this is just your first trip to Florida. The time change and jet-lag may have an impact on safe traveling by car after Miami and getting to your destination.
FLIGHTS TO MIAMI FROM ABROAD
Major air carriers reaching to Miami from Europe, are Russian airlines Aeroflot, which have direct flight Moscow-Miami, a few times a week at the airport Sheremetyewo. The other airlines present in Miami are: Alitalia, Air France, Air Canada, Air Berlin flights from Germany, Aeromexico, airline Venezolana, Transportes Aereos Bolivianas, LAN, Korean Air (cargo), US Airways, United Airlines.
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Also arlines TAP Portugal with a good flight from Lisbon, which we often use flying from Europe to Florida. Then there are the airlines: TACA Peru, Swiss, Miami Air, Lufthansa, LAN Peru, LAN Ecuador, Spanish Iberia, the Brazilian airline Gol, Avianca, British Airways, Delta, American Airlines and Bahamasair.
SERVICES AT MIA
At the airport in Miami, Florida, you will find all the services, which you would expect to see on one of the largest and busiest airports in the world. There are money exchange offices, restaurants, cafes, first aid points, chapel for those need to pray before the flight, shops, banks, ATM-s, souvenir shops, and hotels in Miami airport. At the airport in Miami you can also take advantage of free wireless Internet access, VIP rooms, and rooms for mothers with children. There are also facilities for people on wheelchairs.
TORIST INFORMATION AT MIAMI AIRPORT
Tourist information points and tourist information is located in the arrivals and departures halls. At the airport, there is also a lot of companies renting cars at the airport in Miami. Dominate the largest car rental companies in the world, such as the Dollar, National, Avis, Hertz, Budget, Sixt and Alamo.
Also, other form of accommodation and car rental companies are available for visitors to Miami and southern Florida.
At the airport at any point on travel information, you can get a free map of airport. Also, airport staff can provide information, if you have to change plane in Miami airport or traveling to other parts of Florida.
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