Operating to Atlanta, Georgia ICO2017

One of the top business destinations in North America, Atlanta is about to play host to the NBAA International Operators Conference from March 13-16. Here’s what you need to know to access the top three business flight airports in Georgia.

Atlanta – Fulton County/Brown Field
  • Latitude / longitude: N33-46.7/W084-31.3
  • Elevation: 841 ft.
  • Magnetic variation: 05W
  • Fuel types: JET / AVGAS
  • U.S. Customs is available but only with landing rights approval
  • This is the closest airport to downtown Atlanta, so parking will likely fill up quickly
Atlanta – Dekalb/Peachtree Airport
  • Latitude / longitude: N33-52.5/W084-18.1
  • Elevation: 998 ft.
  • Magnetic variation: 05W
  • Fuel types: JET / AVGAS
  • U.S. Customs is available but only with landing rights approval
  • This is a high traffic GA airport for the Atlanta area
Hartsfield Jackson Atlanta International Airport
  • Latitude / longitude: N33-38.2/W084-25.7
  • Elevation: 1026 ft.
  • Magnetic variation: 05W
  • Fuel types: JET / AVGAS
  • This is considered to be the world’s busiest airport, so if operating here you will be competing with a lot of scheduled commercial and cargo traffic
  •  This is also a landing rights airport
Operational Information
  • Before operating to this airspace, be sure that you are familiar with all of the procedures as it is congested
  • A TSA waiver may be required for private and non-scheduled flights
  • There are no parking restrictions, slots are allocated on a first come, first served basis
  • There are no significant NOTAMs at this time

Hotels near KFTY airport:

  • Wingate by Wyndham Atlanta/Six Flags Austell
  • Holiday Inn Express
  • Hilton Garden Inn Atlanta West/Lithia Springs
  • Hampton Inn and Suites ATL Six Flags
  • Springhill Suites by Marriott Atlanta Six Flags

Hotels near KPDK airport:

  • Atlanta Marriott Century Center/Emory Area
  • Holiday Inn Express Atlanta NE – I-85 Clairmont
  • Hampton Inn Atlanta – Northlake
  • Holiday Inn Atlanta – Northlake
  • Towne Place Suites by Marriott Atlanta Northlake
  • DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Atlanta – Northlake

Hotels near KATL airport:

  • Renaissance Concourse Atlanta Airport Hotel
  • Hilton Atlanta Airport
  • Residence Inn by Marriott Atlanta Airport North/Virginia Avenue
  • Courtyard by Marriott Atlanta Airport North/Virginia Avenue
  • Crowne Plaza Atlanta-Airport
  • Holiday Inn Hotel and Suites Atlanta Airport-North

Hotels near NBAA conference:

  • Omni Atlanta Hotel at CNN Center (event venue)
  • Embassy Suites by Hilton Atlanta at Centennial Olympic Park
  • Hilton Garden Inn Atlanta Downtown
  • DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Atlanta Downtown
  • Holiday Inn Express and Suites Atlanta Downtown
  • Hampton Inn and Suites Atlanta-Downtown
  • Courtyard by Marriott Atlanta Downtown
  • Hilton Atlanta
  • Most major rental car companies are available at the various airports
  • Many limousine services are available around the area
  • Taxis and hotels can be arranged through the local handler
  • Atlanta has an extensive bus network and some light/commuter rail that all connect to the Downtown area

For more information, contact UAS Americas hou@uas.aero