Miami, FL, USA
Guide to Miami International Airport
Miami serves a vast amount of both international and domestic passengers daily, making it one of the busiest airports in the US. An average of 90,000 passengers go through Miami International every day, about 35 million a year.
Terminals and facilities at Miami International
Miami International Airport has eight concourses (A - H) projecting out from a single main terminal building. All concourse buildings provide flight services to international destinations except Concourse D, which is a domestic terminal. Departures are on Level 2 from the various concourses.
Currency exchange facilities, banks and ATMs are dispersed throughout the airport. There is a baggage storage facility available in Concourse E, Level 2 and in Concourse G Level 1, next to baggage claim 13. TDD phones are available for the hearing-impaired on Level 2 of the passenger service center. Specially allocated disabled parking is located on Level 3.
Shops are located in all concourses including several large duti-free stores.
Major airlines offer their passengers use of their business centers for your business needs, or more business facilities are offered at one of the nearby Miami airport hotels. In the Miami International Airport Hotel, located on Concourse E, passengers can find convenient business services, meeting rooms and a conference hall with a capacity for 200 people. To book a room at a Miami airport hotel, click here.
Each concourse offers numerous restaurants and bars. There are also 24-hour snack bars available throughout the airport.
Those wanting to hire a car to exit Miami International can do so from one of the many hire car counters at the airport. Book a Miami airport hire car online for the best rates.
Hotels at Miami International
For those who need or want to stay near the airport, there are many airport hotels to choose from. To book a room at a hotel in Miami airport, go online.
Some of the airport hotels available at or near Miami International are: Embassy Suites Miami International Airport Hotel, Miami International Airport Hotel, Holiday Inn Miami International Airport Hotel, Crowne Plaza Miami International Airport Hotel, and Hilton Miami airport. For information on reserving rooms for these and other airport hotels, Miami, click here.
Transportation and parking at Miami International Airport
The Tri-Rail commuter train provides service from MIA to Broward and Palm Beach Counties and is just east of the airport. A fixed-rail system is also available, providing transportation services to areas throughout Dade County. Shuttle connections to railway platforms are located at the Concourse E Bus Station opposite the US Customs office. The bus station also provides city bus service to all areas of Miami-Dade County.
Taxis and SuperShuttle vans are an option 24-hours a day at Miami’s airport. Reservations are not needed for either service.
The Dolphin Garage and the Flamingo Garage are Miami International’s two main multi-level parking garages, offering long-term, disabled and stroller parking facilities. Short-term parking at Miami International is located near the terminal. Go online to book parking at Miami airport in advance.
Car hire at Miami International
Directions to the airport by road are as follows: Arriving from northern cities such as Boca Raton, Fort Lauderdale and Palm Beach, take the I-95 South to State Road 112 then follow signs on LeJeune Road to the airport. From Miami city to the airport, take I-95 North to Westbound 836 then follow signs to the airport.
You can hire a car from Miami International to get into the city and start your vacation. Well-known hire car companies are all represented at the airport. For good deals on car hire rates at Miami airport, click here.
To get around the city and visit the beaches, it’s advisable to have a hire car. There are also many day trip destinations around Miami you may want to take advantage of with your hire car.