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Delta adds more flights from Atlanta to other airports in Georgia

5 things to know: Atlanta's Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport 1. It's big: The airport takes up a total area of 4700 acres (7.34 sq. mi.). That's about the size of the city of Loganville, Ga. (7.37 sq. mi.). The terminal complex measures 156 acres. 2. It's bustling: Hartsfield-Jackson sees about 2700 arrivals and departures daily, serving around 275,000 passengers a day. The airport's underground Automated People Mover trains carry over 200,000 passengers daily. 3. It's big business: More than 63,0

Delta Air Lines is adding more flights on the routes it flies from Albany, Brunswick, Columbus and Valdosta, Ga. to its Atlanta hub.

Atlanta-based Delta said each of those routes will get an additional daily flight on a Delta Connection regional carrier starting next spring. That will increase Delta's flight capacity in those markets by 35 percent.

During peak periods, Albany, Brunswick and Valdosta will each have four daily round-trips to Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport and Columbus will have five daily round-trips.

The flight schedule additions will take effect May 22, 2020 for Brunswick and June 8, 2020 for Albany, Columbus and Valdosta.

Delta senior vice president of network planning Joe Esposito said in a written statement that the additions will create more connections for those communities to flights from Atlanta to cities around the world.

Gov. Brian Kemp in a written statement in Delta's press release said the new flights "will open new doors for economic growth in every corner of our state."

Delta Connection carriers SkyWest and Endeavor Air will operate the flights.

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