Grant County Airport

Airport Ownership and Management from official FAA records

Ownership: Publicly-owned
505 SIMS
Phone 575-894-6673

505 SIMS
Phone 575-894-6199

Albuquerque International Sunport


The Albuquerque International Sunport is a world-renowned, full-service facility that welcomes more than six million travelers per year.

As the state's largest commercial airport, the Sunport serves as the gateway to the diverse cultures, rich history and breathtaking landscapes that make New Mexico .

We are committed to providing a clean, safe and passenger friendly facility that is capable of meeting the current and future travel needs of visitors and New Mexicans alike.

The Albuquerque International Sunport is owned by the City of Albuquerque and operated by the Aviation Department.

Security Information

When traveling to and from the airport in Albuquerque, please be prepared for enhanced security measures. Consider these tips:

  • Allow extra time before your flight.
  • Check the current list of prohibited items .
  • Curbside waiting restrictions are strictly enforced. Only passenger drop-offs and pick-ups are allowed.
  • The deadline for compliance with the Real ID Act has been extended until January 13, 2013. Until then passengers may continue to use a valid drivers license or other government issued photo ID to pass through security.
  • The Transportation Security Administration, or TSA, encourages these passenger guidelines .
Sunport Information (505) 244-7700
2200 Sunport Blvd. SE
Albuquerque, New Mexico 87106


Ground Transportation

A wide variety of ground transportation serves Albuquerque International Sunport. Contact the companies listed below for more information.

Bus Service - Local

ABQ Ride
Telephone: (505) 243-RIDE or (505) 243-7433
Albuquerque's public transit system.

Limousine Service

American Limousine
Telephone: (505) 604-3392
Limousines, sedans, SUV's and vans for any occasion. 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Star Limo
Telephone: (505) 848-9999

Carey Southwest Limousine
Telephone: (505) 766-5466
Worldwide chauffeured services, 420 cities, 82 countries. Sedans, vans, limousines and mini buses.

Local Shuttle Service

Sunport Shuttle
Telephone: (505) 883-4966

Santa Fe Shuttle Service

Sandia Shuttle Express
Telephone: (505) 242-0302 or (888) 775-5696 (toll free)
Shuttle between Albuquerque International Sunport and Santa Fe.

Roadrunner Shuttle Services
Telephone: (505) 424-3367
Door to door service from ABQ to points & places in Santa Fe.

Taxi Service

Albuquerque Cab Company
Telephone: (505) 883-4888

Yellow Cab Company
Telephone: (505) 247-8888

Tour & Charter Services

Casino Tours (American Tours)
Telephone: (505) 342-2303

Custom Tours by Clarice
Telephone: (505) 438-7116

Herrera Coaches
Telephone: (505) 242-1108

Paradise Tours
Telephone: (505) 877-0697

Roadrunner Shuttle Services
Telephone: (505) 424-3367

Socorro Taxi
Telephone: (505) 835-4276
Shuttle and charter bus service south of Albuquerque, T or C, Belen and Catron County.

Tours of the Southwest
Telephone: (505) 982-0623

Twin Hearts Express
Telephone: 1-800-654-9456 or (575) 751-1201
Round trip shuttle service to Santa Fe, Espanola, Taos, Taos Ski Valley, Red River, Rio Costilla, Questa and all of Southern Colorado. Four departures daily and tours.

Train Service

Telephone: (800) USA-RAIL or (800) 872-7245

New Mexico Rail Runner
Telephone: 1-505-245-RAIL(7245)
Train service from Santa Fe to Albuquerque and south to Belen. Shuttle service between Sunport and Rail Runner stations provided by ABQ Ride .

Car Rental

Car rental customer service counters and ready/return lots are now located at the Sunport Car Rental Center, 3400 University SE.

Car rental shuttles provide transportation between the terminal building and the Car Rental Center.

The car rental shuttle is a free service.

Shuttles run every 5 minutes from the commercial lane located outside the 1st level of the airport terminal building.


A four-level parking structure adjacent to the ABQ terminal with covered access provides space for 3,400 automobiles on an hourly basis. There are 500 spaces available in the Long Term Parking Lot which is located directly north of the parking structure.

The parking information hotline can be accessed at (505) 842-7030. Contact the parking administration office at (505) 244-7884 . The facility is open 24 hours a day.

The parking facility is open 24 hours per day. Cash, Master Card, VISA, American Express and Discover are accepted for payment upon exiting. The safe, well-lit facility is patrolled by the Aviation Police.

Handicap spaces are located on all four levels of the parking structure, near the elevators.

Driving Directions

Albuquerque International Sunport is located at 2200 Sunport Blvd. SE Albuquerque, New Mexico 87106. It is approximately four (4) miles south of the central business district, east of Interstate 25.

From the North: Interstate 25 south to the Sunport Blvd. exit (#221); east on Sunport to the front of the terminal. Signage directs motorists to arrival and departure level roadways and to short and long term, on-airport parking.

From the South: Interstate 25 north to the Sunport Blvd. exit (#221); east on Sunport to the front of the terminal. Signage directs motorists to arrival and departure level roadways and to short and long term, on-airport parking.