The 6th Runway

The Master Plan for the ongoing development of Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport (ATL) includes a proposed 6th runway. The preferred location for the proposed 6th runway is to the north of the 5th runway.

To view more on the Airport's Master Plan 2030, please click HERE.

The proposed runway’s construction is on an approximately 12 year construction plan. Environmental, and other FAA reviews, are anticipated to begin when the airport reaches 925,000 annual operations.

To monitor the ATL’s monthly and annual number of operations, please click HERE.

Businesses and apartments on Sullivan Road will be affected. Below is a map of the Potential Land Acquisition Area for the proposed 6th runway. HERE is a PDF version which includes slightly more detail.

Map of the potential land acquisition area affected.