Albuquerque International Sunport (IATA: ABQ, ICAO: KABQ, FAA LID: ABQ) is the primary international airport serving the US State of New Mexico, the Albuquerque metropolitan area, as well as the larger Albuquerque Santa Fe Las Vegas CSA, handling 5,467,693 passengers in 2018. It is located in Bernalillo County, New Mexico, 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, Boutique Air, Delta Airlines, Frontier Airlines, JetBlue, and United Airlines. Cargo airlines serving the airport are FedEx Express, UPS Airlines, Empire Airlines (a FedEx Feeder carrier), Ameriflight, and South Aero. The city is the center of the Air Route Traffic Control Center (ZAB), and the airport is designated Class C airspace with additional military operations area classification due to connected United States Air Force runways. Restaurants and shops within the airport include national brands like Hudson News and Book Sellers and Panda Express. It also includes regional gift shops and local eateries such as Black Mesa Coffee, Rio Grande Brew Pub & 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 MÃ©xico roots.
|Contact Number:||(505) 244-7700|
|Airport Address:||2200 Sunport Blvd, Albuquerque, NM 87106, United States|