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The Albuquerque Airport area is home to the Albuquerque International Sunport, Kirtland Air Force Base and Sandia National Laboratories. There are plenty of hotels, parking areas and car rental options conveniently located near the airport. The area is also located near a variety of unique things to do and places to eat.
Distance from Airport: 2.0 miles/3.22 kilometers
Activities: Golf, Sporting Events
Highlights: UNM Championship Golf Course ranked among the top 25 public golf courses in the nation by Golf Digest Magazine; UNM “Pit” one of college basketball's most famous and recognizable buildings; Sandia National Laboratories, world leader in technology; Kirtland Air Force Base; Art Collection at Albuquerque International Sunport (Airport)
Many of our visitors begin their journey at the Albuquerque International Sunport, which is decorated with more than 100 pieces of fine art from New Mexican artists, and is host to regular art exhibits and musical performances. The Albuquerque airport area is home to many hotels, along with many of the biggest sports venues in the city. Don't miss cheering on the Albuquerque Isotopes, New Mexico United or University of New Mexico Lobos.
Be sure to stop by the Albuquerque International Sunport Visitor Information Center at the Baggage Claim level at the Albuquerque International Sunport to get brochures, maps and information from one of Visit Albuquerque’s helpful, friendly volunteers.
There are a number of great hotels and lodging options conveniently located in the Airport area.
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