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Amarillo Airport Mini Guide
Amarillo Airport in the state of Texas
, USA, is known as the Rick Husband Amarillo International Airport. It gets this name from a former NASA astronaut who died in a space shuttle accident. The airport was re-dedicated to him in 2003. The airport has a long history and was originally opened in 1929 as English Field airport after a man named Harold English. The airport name as changed to Amarillo Airport in 1952 because Amarillo Air force base was located nearby. Car hire at Amarillo Airport can be booked online so that you are ready to collect and drive as soon as you have come off of your flight. Amarillo Airport has the unique international airport code AMA and this public airport serves the City of Amarillo.
The airport is located a few miles away from the Central business district of Amarillo in the counties of Randall and Potter. The airport used to have a lot more flights than it does today. The main routes now are to Houston
Intercontinental airport with Continental Express operated by Chautauqua Airlines and also with Continental Express operated by Expressjet Airlines.
You can also go with Delta Connection to Memphis, with Southwest Air Lines to Dallas Love, Denver and Las Vegas
and with American Eagle to Dallas Fort Worth
. The coordinates of Amarillo Airport are Map Longitude 35.13.10 North and map latitude 101.42.21 West. Plug these into your sat-nav device and find the airport easily. Book car hire Amarillo Airport with Rhino now and get discounts for early bookings.
- From early next year, the car rental facility at Amarillo Airport will be relocated to immediately adjacent to the terminal building. The four existing facilities will be consolidated into one at the same time.