|Airport Code||AUS||Elevation||542 ft|
|Address||3600 Presidential Boulevard||Distance From Nearest City||5 mi|
|City||Austin||Latitude / Longitude||30.202724 / -97.667509|
|State||Texas||Scheduled Annual Operations||91,348|
|Owner||City Of Austin||2009 Enplanements||4,011,596|
|Phone Number||(512) 530-5300||Increase or Decrease||4.6%|
Austin-Bergstrom International Airport is located in Austin, Texas. It is approximately five miles south east of the city’s business district. As well as being considered one of the best airports in North America, it also serves as the gateway to central Texas. Austin-Bergstrom deals with both domestic and international flights, as well as both non-stop and connecting flights, depending on where passengers are traveling to. The airport deals with an estimated 8.7 million passengers every year and it has two long runways. The airport is also sometimes known by its initials – ABIA.
As lots of people choose to drive to Austin Bergstrom International Airport, it will help you to know a bit about the parking options before you travel. One option for passengers is to use on-site airport parking at Austin Airport, while another option would be to use off-site parking, many of which serve the airport. If you want to park at the Austin airport itself, then there are a few different on-site options to make use of depending on how long you are planning to leave your car. For instance, there is the option of hourly parking, as well as economy parking and valet parking, if you prefer more of an individual service. There is also a surface parking lot and handicap parking spaces available for those passengers who have a disability. There are also some good, reliable off-site parking lots that serve Austin-Bergstrom. Here, passengers can choose from long and short term parking, and it is often possible to save a substantial amount of money on the cost of your airport parking. You can also make use of the free airport shuttle provided by the lot operators, which will take you from the parking lot direct to the terminal.
If you don’t want to take your car and park at AUS, then the airport has on offer a variety of alternative ground transportation options that you could make use of. This includes car rental services. If you go to the baggage level of the terminal, you will find several different rental agencies available and the vehicles themselves are located on level three of the parking garage. If you prefer a different form of transport, then there are a couple of different buses available outside the terminal. These can take you to a range of destinations in the Austin area. There are also taxis available at the airport if you prefer to travel alone, or you could use an airport shuttle service. Airport shuttle services are popular as you can arrange a pick-up from your home, hotel or office in the Austin area. Many people choose to go for a shared-ride shuttle as this tends to work out as the most cost effective option.
Austin-Bergstrom International Airport is also close to a good range of airport hotels that are ideal if you are looking to stay overnight before or after your flight. Within 6 miles of the airport, there are more than 10 airport hotels that also offer their own airport shuttle services to take passengers from their hotel to the airport. If you don’t require a shuttle service then there are several more hotels you could choose from.
There is one passenger terminal at Austin Bergstrom International Airport. It is split over two levels and it is called the Barbara Jordan Terminal. It is shaped like a crescent and the airport parking lot is located outside it. There are lots of different services available in the terminal. As well as the airport gates and security, you will find passenger information, restaurants, retail outlets, a live music stage, first aid stations, currency exchange, visitor information facilities and more. There is an Austin Bergstrom Airport terminal map to the right.
Austin Bergstrom has its history in commercial and miltary aviation and only began life in its current guise as a passenger airport in 1999. The airport aims to give visitors a taste of Austin with numerous good restaurants and local bands even perform on a live stage!