Indianapolis International Airport (IND) is the biggest airport in the state of Indiana and is under the administration and ownership of the Indianapolis Airport Authority. The public airport serves the business district of Indianapolis along with other Marion County locations. Its strategic location has makes it a major airport for most US and Canada bound flights. Spread over 7,700 acres, the airport is the eight largest cargo center in the US and the 21st busiest airport in the world. For information on ground transportation, see out notes below.
The Ground Transportation Center (GTC) has many rental agency counters offering great cheap rentals. If you are flying to Indianapolis, make sure you take with you the contact numbers of the rental agency you are dealing with. You can call them up from the airport to find out details of their next shuttle bus.
Ground transportation: GTC at Level 1 of the Parking Garage offers numerous convenient and cheap transportation options to passengers. Taxi service providers, Limousine services and rental counters are all housed here. You can also choose from cheap shuttle services operating at the airport or if you have a prior reservation with a hotel, chances are the hotel will provide you a free shuttle service. City bus services with IndyGo GreenLine Downtown/Airport Express are again a convenient travel option from the airport with services to downtown and other nearby locations. If you prefer an independent option, then you can also check out cheap rentals for your transportation needs.
A variety of shopping options await travelers at Indianapolis International Airport. These include top brands of the world sharing space with local but popular stores. You will also find varied cuisine served in the different restaurants within the airport.
Shopping: Borders outlet at concourse B and the CNBC store at concourse A are the best places to pick up newspapers, magazines or the latest bestsellers, while Sterling Works at Concourse A is a great place to pick fine pieces of handcrafted jewelry in silver and precious stones. You will also find an outlet from Harley Davidson offering some awesome jackets and other items. Harley also offers discount coupons at the airport. Brickyard Authentics, Brookstone, Fruits & Passion, Natalie's Candy Bar are some of the other popular stores that have great things to offer.
Dining: Shapiro's Delicatessen at Concourse B offers sandwich varieties of Reuben and roasted turkey in addition to some dinner menus comprising corned beef and chopped steak and is popular for their delicious desserts that include peanut butter and black forest cakes. You can enjoy lavish dinners or fast food at King David Dogs in the post security concourse. The restaurant is famous for its signature King David 1/4 Pound All Beef Hot Dog along with various other hot dogs that combine chopped onions and jalapenos toppings. Wine connoisseurs can enjoy the wine bars in Concourses A and B. Other favorite stops include McDonalds, Qdoba, Naked Tchopstix, Shapiro's Delicatessen, Cold Stone Creamery and Café Patachou to name just a few.