The New Terminal of the Albuquerque International Sunport was built in 1965 because traffic had outgrown the Old Airport Terminal which was build in 1939.
It was expanded to its present size in the late 1980s and again in 1996 to 574,000 sq. ft and has 23 gates and two concourses.
The Albuquerque International Sunport is at 35 degrees, 02 minutes North by 106 degrees, 37 minutes West at an Altitude of 5,352 feet
The Albuquerque International Sunport has 4 runways:
08/26 an east-west air carrier runway is 13,775 feet by 150 feet.
One of the Longest Commercial Runways in North America
17/35 a north-south air carrier runway is 10,000 feet by 150 feet
03/21 a northeast-southwest air carrier runway is 10,000 feet by 150 feet
12/30 a northeast-southwest general aviation runway is 6,000 feet by 150 feet
The Albuquerque International Sunport shares it runways with Kirtland Air Force Base, which provides aircraft rescue and fire fighting services.
Eight Major Commercial Carriers serve the Sunport (click for their websites):
Commuter Airlines at the Sunport are (click for their websites):
There are two fixed base, general aviation operators:
Cutter Flying Service and Seven Bar Aviation
Corporate jet manufacturer Eclipse Aviation is currently based at the Sunport and will soon move its expanded operation to Double Eagle II airport on the West Side of the city.
The Sunport now offers free Wireless Internet Access throughout the terminal
A favorite at the Albuquerque International Sunport is the Model Airplane display. Models represent almost every aircraft known to have passed through the Albuquerque Airport over the years.
The Albuquerque International Sunport Art Collection is displayed throughout the terminal. Centerpieces are the "Curtiss Pusher Biplane" hanging in the Great Hall and the "Dream of Flight" sculpture by Lincoln Fox at the "T" of the concourses.