Aerotropolis Atlanta2019-01-21T17:45:21+00:00


Aerotropolis Atlanta will be a preeminent location for economic investment in the southeastern U.S., leveraging its proximity to Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport (ATL) through strategic development and expansion of targeted industries intended to enhance the area’s quality of life.

What is Aerotropolis Atlanta?

As the world’s most traveled airport, Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport (ATL) is a primary driver of metro Atlanta’s Economy. However, until now, no collaborative effort has brought together the area’s many varied stakeholders under a joint vision and strategy to truly leverage the airport’s role as an economic powerhouse.

Aerotropolis Atlanta is a new vision of metro Atlanta’s southside. The goal is to transform the airport vicinity into a world-class Aerotropolis by stimulating investment and strengthening public coordination for the benefit of all Aerotropolis Atlanta stakeholders.

ATL Drives the Atlanta Region

    • More than 63,000 jobs onsite
    • Direct economic impact of $34.8 billion on metro Atlanta (as of last economic impact study)
    • Direct economic impact of $70.9 billion on Georgia (as of last economic impact study)
    • Moves more than 280,000 passengers (2017) and 1,800 metric tons of cargo (2017)  daily
    • Served more than 100 million passengers in 2015 (the first airport to do so)
    • 80% of the U.S. Population is within a two-hour flight of Atlanta
    • Nonstop service to more than 150 U.S. destinations
    • Nonstop service to more than 70 international destinations in more than 50 countries
    • More than 200 freight-forwarders, both domestic and international (as of last economic impact study)
  • World’s busiest and most efficient airport

Development in Aerotropolis Atlanta

Gateway Center

Positioned adjacent to the Georgia International Convention Center (GICC) near downtown College Park, the Gateway Center is a $230 million mixed-use project including one class-A office building and two hotels, as well as the under construction Renaissance hotel. It is connected to ATL and MARTA via the ATL Skytrain.

Porsche Cars North America

Porsche Cars North America located its headquarters and Porsche Experience Center at One Porsche Drive, a 26.4-acre site in the “Aerotropolis Atlanta” development. It is home to 400 employees, a Technical Service and Training Center, and industry-first Customer Experience Center with a test track and road course. Immediately adjacent to One Porsche Drive, the Capella Hotel Group is developing the first Solis Hotel in the Atlanta region.

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