Miami International Airport is situated 13km NW from the central business district of Miami.
It is a leading gateway between the US and Latin America and amongst the largest access-points into South America.
It has four runways.
The terminal building of the airport is semicircular in shape and has 8 pier shaped concourses named from A to J (B is demolished), in a counter-clockwise direction.
At present, the first four concourses are being merged into a single concourse which will be called the “North Terminal”, H & J will be merged into the “South” and E and G will be merged into the “Central”.
Tickets and departure counters are situated on the upper level of the facility while the lower level has baggage carousels.
It serves as a main hub for passenger airlines American Eagle, Executive Air and American Airlines, Cargo airlines like Fine air, Federal Express and Arrow Air. It also handles flights to a number of cities throughout Europe, America and Israel.