Miami International Airport (MIA) (a.k.a. Wilcox Field) is located about 8 miles from the Central Business district of Miami, in the Miami-Dade county, Florida (USA). MIA – Miami Airport serves the Miami Metropolitan area and the cities close to it are Miami, Doral, Miami Springs and Hialeah and also the area of Fountainbleau.
MIA is a hub for American Airlines, Executive Airlines (under American Eagle name), Gulfstream International Airlines (under the name of Continental Connection) and a number of cargo airlines. Miami airport handles flights to the southern Americas and Europe apart from the domestic flights. It is one of the major gateways to Latin America.
MIA – Miami airport Armed forces service center
This facility has free snacks, magazines, TV, phone and computers with internet connection. The center is run by volunteers and is available for military personnel and their families.
Banking facilities at Miami Airport – ( BOFA – bank of america) branch is located at concourse B level 4. ATMs are located throughout the terminals.
Mobile phone / Cell Phone Rentals – You can rent a mobile phone at the currency exchange booth located at the meeter/greeter lobby. (terminal E & J – International Arrivals section )
The Miami International Tourist Information center is located at Concourse E, Level 2. ( near the Miami International Airport Hotel ). The center is open everyday from 6 A.M. to 10 P.M.
The Miami International Airport Hotel islocated at Concourse E, Level 2 and offers 260 soundproof rooms. Facilities include “top of the port” restaurant and conference rooms. For information, call (305) 871-4100, or fax your request to (305) 871-0800.
Miami Airport Clubs & Lounges – A number of clubs & lounges are available at various concourses. The admirals club located at concourse D offers a seating capacity of 320, cybercafe , shower facilities, kids-club, music lounges, complimentary tea, coffee and snacks etc.
Miami Airport (MIA) Terminals/Concourses –
The Main Terminal at Miami Airport (MIA) is a semicircular shaped edifice with the concourses A to J around it. Concourse A is currently not in use due to airport extension work going on and “I” is omitted. Concourse E and J handles the international flights. MIA is different from other airports in terms of terminal/concourse usage. No airline holds leases or ownership on any terminal space and hence the airport assigns the terminals and gates. The concourses currently in use at MIA / Wilcox Field are C, D, E, F, G, H and J. The main terminal is divided into the north terminal, central terminal and south terminal.
Some of the airlines served by the concourses include Aerogal, Aerolineas Argentinas, Aeromexico, Aerosur, Air Berlin, Air France, Air Canada, Bahamas Air, Caribbean Airlines, Continental, British Airways, Delta, United, American Airlines, Qantas, Norwegian et al.