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Airport Snapshot: Austin-Bergstrom Airport

Airport Code:  AUS

Date Opened:  May 23, 1999

Size: Austin-Bergstrom has two terminals; the Barbara Jordan Terminal has 34 gates and the Allegiant/Frontier airlines exclusive South Terminal has 3. The airport has an area of 4,242 acres, and two runways, which are 12,250 ft and 9,000 ft.

Transport: The airport is served by Austins CapMetro High Frequency Bus Route 20. Highway access is from Texas state highway 71 and includes the convenient 183 toll road. Austin-Bergstrom has rideshare and taxi service, and a cell phone waiting lot for passenger pick-up.

Fun Facts: Austin-Bergstrom was converted from Bergstrom US Air Force base, named after an Austinite who served in the Army Air Force in WWII. It is the third busiest airport in Texas, after Dallas Fort Worth International Airport and George Bush Intercontinental Airport. More than 13 million passengers were served in 2021.

Website: www.austintexas.gov/airport

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