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Indianapolis International Airport

Airport information
 Location of the Airport in Indiana
Airport typePublic
OwnerIndianapolis Airport Authority
OperatorIndianapolis Airport Authority
LocationIndianapolis, Indiana
HubFedEx Express
Elevation243 m (797 ft)
Statistics2008, 2010
Aircraft operations (2008)197202
Passengers (2010)7526414
Air Cargo (metric tonnes) (2008)1039993
Area (acres) (2008)7700

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Indianapolis International Airport is a public airport located seven miles (11 km) southwest of the central business district of Indianapolis, a city in Marion County, Indiana, United States. It is owned and operated by the Indianapolis Airport Authority. The airport is the largest in Indiana, occupying approximately 7700 acre (3116.1 ha) of land in Wayne and Decatur Townships of Marion County, all within the city of Indianapolis. It is located near interstate highways I-65, I-69, I-70, and I-74, all of which connect to the city's I-465 beltway. The airport's passenger terminal was the first designed and built in the United States since the terror attacks on September 11, 2001.

FedEx Express opened their Indianapolis hub in 1988. Three expansions since opening have made IND home to the second largest hub in the world for FedEx behind only the world hub at Memphis International Airport. IND is the eighth largest cargo center in the U.S., the 22nd busiest airport in the world by cargo traffic. More than 2.2 billion pounds (1.0 billion kg) of cargo were managed at IND in 2010.

In terms of commercial traffic the airport averages 154 daily flights to 35 destinations. The largest carrier at the airport is Delta Air Lines and its regional partners which averages 42 flights a day to 11 destinations and accounts for about 25% of the commercial traffic in and out of IND. When averaging just mainline carriers Southwest Airlines carries the most passengers averaging about 17.5% of the traffic out of the airport.

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