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Southside Atlanta
Home to Hartsfield-Jackson, business leaders from Atlanta's southside share plans for growth

Home to Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport, the Porsche Experience Center and initiatives like Select Fulton, the south side of metro Atlanta is a dynamic community that houses a diverse economy, high quality of life and a unique mixture of neighborhoods. “The community and economic fabrics of south Fulton [County] offer a diverse network of businesses and communities that are focused on moving the area forward,” says Select Fulton CEO Al Nash. “With new businesses choosing the area, existing businesses expanding operations, easy... Read More

Atlanta Airport Named Busiest in U.S. in 2016
After ousting Chicago's O'Hare in 2015, Hartsfield-Jackson takes the top spot again

Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport welcomed almost 900,000 arrivals and departures last year, according to the Federal Aviation Administration, a more than two percent increase over 2015. “No other airport in the world serves more passengers or handles more aircraft in a more efficient manner than Hartsfield-Jackson,” Mayor Kasim Reed said in a news release Thursday. “And now with our multibillion-dollar capital plan currently underway, Atlanta is positioned to continue leading the aviation industry in the decades... Read More
ATLANTA - MAY 10:  Delta Airlines planes roll to the terminal at Hartsfield Jackson Airport May 10, 2005 in Atlanta, Georgia. Delta has announced that it expects a significant loss for the rest 2005.  (Photo by Barry Williams/Getty Images)

Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport

Your Gateway to the World One of our area’s greatest assets is Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport — the world’s busiest and most efficient airport and the largest employer in Georgia. On average, about 260,000 passengers fly through Atlanta each day and the airport in 2016 was named the busiest airport for the seventh year in a row, directly impacting metro Atlanta’s economy by about $32.5 billion and the state by about $68.3 billion. It was also recently named the No. 1 U.S. airport by TripAdvisor. “Hartsfield-Jackson is a... Read More
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  • Your Guide to Atlanta Higher Ed Options

    Learn more about colleges and universities in the metro Atlanta area

    With nearly 60 colleges and universities in metro Atlanta, the options for institutions of higher learning couldn’t be better... Read More

  • Atlanta's Private Schools: Going Full STEAM Ahead

    Preparing Atlanta’s students for careers in science, technology, engineering, art and math

    Careers in science, technology, engineering, art and mathematics (STEAM) continue to be the fastest-growing occupations in the... Read More

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