Albuquerque International Sunport Airport (ABQ)
Facilities and Services
(Albuquerque, New Mexico - NM, USA)
Albuquerque International Sunport Airport (ABQ) is one of the busiest airports in Southwest United States, serving the many millions of passengers each year who arrive for tourism and business. The airport has one main three-leveled passenger terminal which consists of two large concourses connected by a central hub.
Albuquerque International Sunport has plenty of modern amenities and facilities including a wide range of shopping options, a broad selection of eateries and bars and free Wi-Fi Internet access throughout the terminal. The airport even has its own permanent art gallery spread throughout the facility.
Airport Information Desks
Tel: +1 505 244 7700
Passenger facilities at Albuquerque International Sunport Airport (ABQ) are extremely well designed for maximum utility and convenience. The central hub that links the two main concourses has three levels, each of which provides information desks, shops and restaurants. Each level has a different function, with Arrivals located on Level 1, Check-In on Level 2 and Departures on Level 3. Information, security and medical staff at Albuquerque International Sunport are consistently given praise for their helpfulness. Some useful numbers include:
Airport Main Switchboard - +1 505 244 7700
Airport Lost and Found - +1 505 244 7706
Tourist Information Desk - +1 800 284 2282
Lost Items at Check-In/Security - +1 505 246 4100
Shopping Information - +1 505 244 7700
Paging - +1 505 244 7700
Shops, Duty-Free and Retail Outlets
There is a variety of shops before and after security at Albuquerque International Sunport Airport (ABQ), with some great specialty stores stocking unique Southwestern handicrafts, jewelry, clothing and gifts. Regular retail outlets, such as Hudson's books and newsagents, are also well represented, while Senor Murphy Candy Maker is great for the kids.
Bars, Cafés and Restaurants
Albuquerque International Sunport has a great food court that is located in the central hub area between Concourse A and B on Level 3. The Food Court has a wide variety of menus catering to all ages and tastes, with unique Southwestern cuisine being among the most extensive. Each concourse has its own eateries, cafés and bars, while levels 1 and 2 have fast food and snack outlets.
Currency Exchange, Communications and Banking Facilities
While Albuquerque International Sunport has plenty of ATM machines spread around its terminal, there are no currency exchange counters or regular banking facilities; for these you will need to walk across to the Wyndham Albuquerque Hotel. Wi-Fi Internet access is provided free throughout the terminal and there is an Internet kiosk on Level 3, near Gate A2.
Business and Conference Facilities
Other than Wi-Fi Internet access and an Internet kiosk, there are no business or conference facilities at Sunport. However, the neighboring Wyndham Albuquerque Hotel has extensive facilities that can be used or reserved including conference rooms, audio-visual equipment, facsimile machines, computers and photocopiers. One mile away, AmeriSuites has two fully-equipped meeting rooms that can also be reserved.
As is standard with all main airports in the US, Albuquerque International Sunport Airport (ABQ) is well equipped to handle the special needs of disabled passengers, with adapted toilets, telephones and ramps for comfort. Parking is free for vehicles with handicap identification and is conveniently located next to the elevators that serve the four-story, short-term parking garage. Most of the local buses to downtown Albuquerque have lifts and sections for wheelchairs.