2200 Sunport Boulevard Southeast, Albuquerque, New Mexico, 87106

Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Data

Airport Code ABQ Elevation 5355 ft
Address 2200 Sunport Boulevard Southeast Distance From Nearest City 3 mi
City Albuquerque Latitude / Longitude 35.048259 / -106.616425
State New Mexico Scheduled Annual Operations 68,286
Zipcode 87106 2010 Enplanements 2,825,298
Owner City Of Albuquerque 2009 Enplanements 2,879,680
Phone Number (505) 244-7700 Increase or Decrease -1.9%

The Airport

Albuquerque International Sunport is an airport based in New Mexico, which frequently provides services for Los Angeles International Airport, Santa Fe and Dallas-Fort Worth.  The airport is near to the city of Albuquerque, which is located at the base of the Sandia Mountains and is one of the oldest cities in the country.  There is lots of history and culture in the area, and ABQ is located around 4 miles away from downtown Albuquerque. The airport deals with around 6 million passengers every year and has four long runways. It is served by several airlines and mainly deals with flights within the United States, although it does also have some flights that go to Mexico. It is also often used by in-state commuters.

Albuquerque Airport Parking

A lot of people choose to drive to Albuquerque International Sunport and park their cars in one of the airport’s parking facilities. There are a few different options for passengers looking for an airport parking solution at ABQ. There are two main on-site parking options for passengers: the long term lot that offers around 500 spaces, and the short term parking garage, which is spread over 4 levels and has space for around 3400 cars. You can pay by cash or credit card. There are also handicap parking spaces available for passengers who have a disability, as well as a cell phone lot where drivers who are picking up passengers from the airport can wait for them to arrive. As an alternative to on-site parking, passengers could also check out the off-site parking for ABQ. These offer a range of services, including long and short term parking and you can reserve your space online before you are due to fly. You will also benefit from a free airport shuttle to take you from the parking lot to the terminal. This can often help to save you money on the cost of your airport parking.

Albuequerque Airport Transportation

There are also some good alternative transportation options available at Albuquerque International Sunport. For instance, there is a rental car center located a short distance from the airport. You can reach this via a free airport shuttle bus that runs approximately once every five minutes to and from the terminal. There are a range of services available at the rental car center. There are also various buses available that can take you to surrounding areas such as Albuquerque and Santa Fe. If you prefer, you could also hire a taxi from the airport to take you on to your destination. There is also an airport shuttle service that goes to ABQ and it can pick you up from your home, hotel or office in the surrounding area. Shared-ride airport shuttle services are a popular option as they can be very cost effective. Alternatively, if you are traveling with a large party then you may prefer to hire a private van.

Albuquerque Airport Hotels

If you are going to stay overnight prior to your flight, there are some good airport hotels close to ABQ with a range of services on offer for travelers. There are currently upwards of 15 hotels for ABQ, and around half of these provide their own airport shuttle to transport passengers to the airport terminal from the hotel accommodation. With a good range of hotels available, passengers are sure to find a suitable option no matter what they are looking for.

Albuquerque Airport Terminals

There is one main passenger terminal at Albuquerque International Sunport Airport. This also features two concourses (A and B), as well as a commuter gate. There are a range of services available, including internet facilities throughout the terminal, restaurants, retail outlets, a passenger greeting area, workstations and passenger information facilities. The main terminal is split over three levels.

In Summary

Albuquerque International Sunport Airport offers travelers a range of options in terms of airport facilities, hotel options and more. There is several parking and airport shuttle services that passengers can make use of and lots to see and do in the area surrounding the airport.