March 25, 2024

Airport Station to Temporarily Close for Renovation April 8 - May 19
Shuttle Service Provided Between College Park Station & Airport

ATLANTA – The Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority (MARTA) will partner with Hartsfield- Jackson Atlanta International Airport (ATL) as it closes the Airport Station for six weeks from Monday, April 8 through Sunday, May 19. The closure will allow for the renovation of the concourse and platform levels of the station. 

MARTA service will continue to and from ATL via a bus shuttle between College Park Station and the North Terminal Lower Level (doors LN1 & LN2), located downstairs from the North Baggage Claim area. Shuttles will run 22 hours a day, from 4 a.m. to 2 a.m.  

The joint press conference will outline the project and shuttle service. 

MARTA General Manager and CEO Collie Greenwood will be joined by Airport General Manager Balram “B” Bheodari, MARTA Chief Capital Officer Carrie Rocha, and Atlanta City Councilmember and Transportation Committee Chair Byron Amos, as well as members of the Airport Station Project team.

After the program, members of the project team will be available to walk the site and provide additional details on the upcoming work, as well as demonstrate where to catch the shuttle.

WHAT:        Airport Station Project Press Conference

WHEN:       Friday, March 29

                    10 a.m.

WHERE:   Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport

                    North entrance to Airport Station across from North Baggage Claim           

WHO:         Collie Greenwood, General Manager & CEO, MARTA

                    Balram “B” Bheodari, General Manager, Hartsfield-Jackson Airport             

                    Carrie Rocha, Chief Capital Officer, MARTA

                    Byron Amos, Atlanta City Councilmember & Transportation Committee Chair

HOW:        Take the MARTA Red or Gold Line south to Airport Station

RSVP:        media@itsmarta.com

During the temporary closure of Airport Station, MARTA will remove and replace floor tiles on the concourse and platform levels and prepare for the new canopy structure. Other planned improvements include replacement of ceilings and lighting, a new RideStore, full rehabilitation of the existing elevator and installation of new elevator, a public art installation, replacement of all signage, and full renovation of employee spaces.




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