Albuquerque International Sunport

Albuquerque International Sunport ( (IATA: ABQ, ICAO: KABQ, FAA LID: ABQ) is the main international airport serving the US State of New Mexico, the Albuquerque metropolitan area, as well as the bigger Albuquerque– Santa Fe– Las Vegas CSA, handling 5,467,693 guests in 2018.

It lies in Bernalillo County, New Mexico, in between the Rio Grande river and the Sandia Mountains, east of Old Town Albuquerque and Barelas, 3 miles (5 km) southeast of downtown Albuquerque, south of the University of New Mexico, and directly to the west of Sandia National Laboratories and Kirtland Air Force Base.

The airport serves as a focus airport for Southwest Airlines and is also served with domestic commercial flights by Advanced Air, Alaska Airlines, Allegiant Air, American Airlines, Store Air, Delta Airlines, Frontier Airlines, JetBlue, and United Airlines. Cargo airlines serving the airport are FedEx Express, UPS Airlines, Empire Airlines (a FedEx Feeder provider), Ameriflight, and South Aero. The airport is designated as Class C airspace.

Dining establishments and shops within the airport include nationwide brands like Hudson News and Book Sellers, Keva Juice, and Panda Express. It likewise includes local gift shops and local dining establishments such as Black Mesa Coffee, Rio Grande Brew Club & Grill, and New Mexican cuisine restaurants like Tia Juanita’s and Comida Buena.

The low-lying structure and Pueblo Revival architecture of the airport reference Albuquerque’s Tiquex and Hispano heritage and New Mexico’s Pueblo and Nuevo México roots.

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