Austin-Bergstrom International Airport

Austin-Bergstrom International Airport (IATA: AUS, ICAO: KAUS, FAA LID: AUS, formerly BSM) is a Class C international airport located in Austin, Texas – the capital of Texas, and serving the Greater Austin metropolitan area, the 34th-largest metropolitan area in the United States. Located about 5 miles (8 km) southeast of Downtown Austin, it covers 4,242 acres (1,717 ha) and has two runways and three helipads. The airport is named after John August Earl Bergstrom, an officer who served for the 19th Bombardment Group.

The airport began passenger service on May 23, 1999. A total of 9,080,875 passengers traveled through the Austin-Bergstrom International Airport in 2011, making the airport the 38th busiest airport for total passengers in the United States.

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