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Miami International Airport
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By Dan Travel
Published on 07/17/2007
 
Information on Miami International Airport

Miami International Airport

Official website

Contact information:

Phone: (305) 876-7000

Getting there:

The airport is located 6 miles from downtown Miami, 10 miles from Miami Beach, and 29 miles from downtown Fort Lauderdale.

To pick up passengers, please go directly to the cell phone waiting lot until they are ready to be picked up. This special lot is located off of  LeJeune Road and N.W. 31st Street, and open only during the day.

Parking information:

Parking starts at $4 per hour for the first 2 hours. $2 for the next two hours, and $12 per day at the Dolphin and Flamingo long-term parking garages. Moving sidewalks connect the garages to the terminals. The most convenient parking to the terminals is $2.50 per half hour and $25 per day at the short-term parking garage.

Ground transportation:

Trains:

There is bus service from the airport's Concourse E station to Metrorail, serving Miami-Dade County, and Tri-Rail, serving Miami-Dade, Broward and Palm Beach counties.

Buses:

The cheapest way to get from the airport to downtown Miami or to Miami Beach is by bus. Single ride costs $1.50.

Taxis:

Cab fares between dowtown Miami and Miami International Airport cost around $22.

Shuttle buses:

Shuttle buses run between the airport and downtown Miami for about $14.

Limos:

Various limo and ground charter services operate from the airport to different parts of the city.

Rental Cars:

The following companies serve MIA:

Alamo
Avis
Budget
Dollar
Enterprise
Hertz
National
Royal
Thrifty

All vehicle pick up and drop-off sites are located outside the airport but easily accesible via courtesy shuttle.

Airport amenities:

ATMs:

Located on Concourses C and G, Level 2 and throughout the terminal's second level.

Lost and found:

Located on the second level by the entrance to Concourse E. Open daily from 8 a.m. to 10 p.m. Phone: (305) 876-7377.

Post office:

Located on the fourth level of Concourse A.

Baggage Assistance:

Located in Concourse E, Level 2. Open daily from 5 a.m. to 11 p.m. Also located in Concourse G, Level 1. Open daily from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Cost varies by size. Phones: (305) 869-1163 / (305) 869-1193.

Banking:

Full-service Bank of America located in Concourse A, Level 4.

Other Amenities: 

Restaurants, bars, stores.