Traveling Atlanta

We travel through Atlanta. A lot! We fly a lot on Delta Airlines and other airlines. We’ve put this site together to share travel tips, travel deals, and other information to help you plan your vacation or business trip. We’re also here to help you enjoy Atlanta and especially the ATL airport. ATL is one of the busiest airports in the world. You’ll want to get through but also some of the restaurants, retail stores and airport lounges that are available to you. We’ve provided some information that we hope you’ll all or yall will find useful.

Getting Around the Atlanta Airport ATL

Where and what can you eat in the Atlanta Airport?

Chicken & Beer

This is a chicken and waffles joint. And it’s good. They got other stuff too. But if you want to try chicken and waffles (an Atlanta area specialty) this is the place. And it’s in the airport!
They got drinks as well. That’s why they got beer in their name. But you’ll like the food. And if this is your first time eating Southern food you’ll be glad you tried it here.

Chicken + Beer
Chicken + Beer 4.5 star rating 432 reviews
J. W.'s Review J. W.
5.0 star rating

This is not airport food. This is pure southern quality comfort food. Because it's real, it takes a bit longer to come out than other airport options so...

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Ron S.'s Review Ron S.
4.0 star rating

Fourth visit here.
Usually very crowded with a short line out front.
I've had the chicken & waffles and the shrimp & grits. Visits 1 & 3 were both 5 stars...

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Swatee G.'s Review Swatee G.
2.0 star rating

Anurag and I stopped by for a quick bite to eat on New Years day. Service was slower than I would have liked, and food was very average. Anurag had the...

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One Flew South

One Flew South
One Flew South 4.5 star rating 939 reviews
Vanessa B.'s Review Vanessa B.
5.0 star rating

Fantastic restaurant in the Atlanta airport. I discovered this place while looking for a place to eat on a two-hour long layover. Although the restaurant...

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Jihye S.'s Review Jihye S.
4.0 star rating

Update on December 31, 2018
It's been a while since I ate here as I now go to Ecxo more, and the menu was totally different. The pork belly sliders are...

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Julia R.'s Review Julia R.
4.0 star rating

When having a lay over in an airport you probably don't think I could sure go for some sushi. I was by myself but not drinking so they placed me at the...

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Atlanta Airport ATL Map

This is our maps page. Here you can find maps of the ATL concourses. You’ll also find easy maps of Atlanta. And maps with things to do in the area.

Where can you smoke in the Atlanta Airport?

Where to park in the Atlanta Airport?

Carry-Ons

We have listed the major airlines and their carry-on bag requirements below. It’s always a good idea to actually check with the airline by looking at their website or calling their customer service. However, you will want want to find the requirements for carry-on luggage, measure your bag, weigh your bag and then pack it. This can save you time and money. Money savings is from airlines who are now often charging extra fees when you board your aircraft.

Carry-On Bags by AirlineInchesCentimetersWeight
AeroMexico22 x 14 x 955 x 35 x 2222 lbs.
Air Canada21.5 x 15.5 x 954 x 39 x 2222 lbs.
Air France21.7 x 13.8 x 9.955 x 35 x 2522 lbs.
Air New Zealand46.5 total linear118 total linear15 lbs.
AirTran Airways24 x 16 x 1060 x 40 x 25
Alaska Airlines24 x 17 x 1060 x 43 x 25
Alitalia21.7 x 13.8 x 9.955 x 35 x 2517.6 lbs.
All Nippon Airways22 x 16 x 1055 x 40 x 2522 lbs.
American Airlines22 x 14 x 955 x 35 x 22
Delta Airlines22 x 14 x 955 x 35 x 22
El Al21.2 x 17.7 x 9.853 x 44 x 2415.4 lbs.
Frontier Airlines24 x 16 x 1060 x 40 x 2535 lbs.
Hawaiian Airlines22 x 14 x 955 x 35 x 2225 lbs.
IATA21.5 x 13.5 x 7.554 x 34 x 19
Icelandair21.6 x 15.7 x 7.854 x 39 x 19
Japan Airlines22 x 16 x 1055 x 40 x 2522 lbs.
JetBlue Airways22 x 14 x 955 x 35 x 22
KLM21.5 x 13.5 x 1054 x 34 x 2526 lbs.
Korean Air21.6 x 15.7 x 7.854 x 39 x 1925 lbs.
Lufthansa21.6 x 15.7 x 954 x 39 x 2217 lbs.
Philippine Airlines45 total linear114 total linear15 lbs.
Qantas Airways45 total linear114 total linear15 lbs.
Saudi Arabian Airlines45 total linear114 total linear19.8 lbs.
Scandinavian Airlines22 x 16 x 955 x 40 x 2218 lbs.
Singapore Airlines45 total linear114 total linear15 lbs.
Southwest Airlines24 x 16 x 1060 x 40 x 25
Spirit Airlines22 x 18 x 1055 x 45 x 25
Sun Country Airlines24 x 16 x 1160 x 40 x 2735 lbs.
Thai Airways22 x 18 x 1055 x 45 x 2515 lbs.
United Airlines22 x 14 x 955 x 35 x 22
Virgin America24 x 16 x 1060 x 40 x 25
Virgin Atlantic22 x 14 x 955 x 35 x 2222 lbs.