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Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport (ATL)

Atlanta, USA

Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport is the 54th best airport according to our worldwide airport ranking. Over 104 million air passengers travel through the airport annually, making it both the busiest airport in the US, and the busiest airport in the world.

ATL Flight Delays and Flight Cancellations


On-Time Performance

More than 1140 flights depart from Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport daily. The average flight delay percentage (more than 15 mins) for the airport was 14% in 2016, which is lower than both Los Angeles International Airport and JFK Airport. Orlando International receives the largest traffic from ATL, followed by Fort Lauderdale and then New York Laguardia Airport. ATL ranks 8.6/10 for punctuality. Last year less than 1% of all flights were canceled of heavily delayed (more than three hours).

On-time performance for nearby airports

For delays longer than three hours and cancellations, airline passengers are entitled to compensation under EU regulation. If you encounter these flight disruptions you could be eligible for up to $600. Alternatively, if you are denied boarding at ATL due to an overbooked flight you may be entitled to up to $1350. Learn more about your air passenger rights when traveling to the EU from ATL.

On-time performance for nearby airports
Nearby AirportOn-Time Performance
Birmingham 8.7
Chattanooga Metropolitan Airport 8.5
Augusta Regional 8.5
Flight Delay Compensation

Had a Delayed or Cancelled Flight from ATL Airport?

Every year, 14% of flights departing from Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport are delayed (more than 15 mins) or canceled. AirHelp assists air passengers who have experienced a flight delay or cancellation to get compensation from their airline. Simply enter your flight details for any flight that has been delayed or canceled in the last three years to check your eligibility. You could be owed up to $600 in compensation.

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Flights from ATL

Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson (ATL) is the busiest airport in the world, with over 104 million annual passengers. Delta, Southwest and American are the airlines that carry the highest number of passengers from ATL.

Flights from ATL
1. United Airlines
2. American Airlines
3. Delta
4.Southwest Airlines
5.Spirit Airlines

Most Popular Flight Routes

Delayed or Cancelled Flight Routes from ATL

As only 14% of flights out of Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson International are delayed of canceled, you’re likely to arrive at your destination on time. However, there are some routes that are affected by flight delays and cancellations more often that others. Here is our list of the routes that are most frequently affected:

Delayed or Cancelled Flight Routes from ATL
RouteFlights disrupted
1.ATL to LAX (Los Angeles International Airport, Los Angeles, USA)34%
2.ATL to SFO (San Francisco, San Francisco, USA)32%
3.ATL to EWR (Newark Liberty International Airport, New York, USA)30%

Had a flight delay from ATL in the last 3 years? You could be eligible to claim compensation.

Did you know that any delayed, cancelled or overbooked flight you’ve taken in the last 3 years could be eligible for compensation from the airline? Wherever you’re flying from -- EU, US or international, you have unique passenger rights for the region. For flights from Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport, you could be eligible for up to $600 in compensation for delays or cancellations and up to $1350 for overbooked flights. Learn more about your air passenger rights when your flight has been delayed and what steps to take next.

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ATL Service & Quality Ratings


Quality of Service

This score is based on a series of public customer review sources, as well as our own internal data.

How Passengers feel about ATL Airport


Passenger sentiment

We analyzed passenger opinions on Twitter about their experience traveling to and from Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson Airport, and the overall satisfaction level was 1/10, making it less satisfactory than the customer experience at both Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International and Los Angeles International.

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About ATL Airport

Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson International (ATL) is currently ranked as the world's busiest airport, both in passengers and number of flights. Atlanta serves as a major hub for travel throughout the Southeastern United States. The airport has 207 domestic and international gates.

ATL Airport Location

Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson International is located seven miles (11 km) south of Atlanta's central business district, in the U.S. state of Georgia.

Getting around ATL

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Baggage Claim Issues

Baggage Claim Issues at ATL

If you’ve lost your baggage or your luggage was delayed or damaged, you could be entitled to compensation from your airline. Learn more about your rights to compensation and what steps you should take when you experience a luggage-related issue.
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Get compensation when your air travel doesn't go as planned.

If you’ve been on a delayed, cancelled, or disrupted flight in the last three years, the airlines might owe you money for your troubles. Check with AirHelp to see if your flight qualifies for compensation.

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