Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport is a Smoke-free Environment

In an effort to maintain the health, safety and welfare of the traveling public the City of Atlanta has passed an ordinance prohibiting smoking and vaping inside Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport (ref. no, 19-O-1205).  In accordance with this smoking ban, all smoking rooms inside the airport will close on January 2, 2020.

Smoking Passenger Accommodation Program

On Jan. 2, 2020, ATL will launch a 30-day accommodation program offering complimentary lozenges to passengers with limited access to the exterior smoking zones.  To receive the complimentary lozenges, please visit the concessions locations listed below.
Concourse Participating Concessions Location
T Atlanta Stillhouse T13/T14
T Jamba Juice T13/T14
T Z Market Across T10
A Gordon Biersch A Centerpoint food
court/second floor
A Tap A3
A Varasanos A Centerpoint
A Cat Cora Across A26
A CNBC A Centerpoint
A Z Market A26
A Newsbeat A11
B Southern Living B Centerpoint
B Z Market B26
B 11 Alive B Centerpoint
B Panda Veranda B9
C Buckhead Market C38
C Atlanta Daily World C17
D Terrapin Taphouse D Centerpoint second floor
D Atlanta Daily World D29
E CNN E7
E Goods ATL Opening Dec. 20 (TBA)
F Hudson F Atrium
F CNN F6
To learn more about the stop smoking aid, please visit the manufacturer’s website at www.smokefreehabits.com/default.aspx.

Smoking Zones

ATL has designated smoking areas (smoking zones) outside of the domestic and international terminals.  These designated smoking zones are located at least 25 feet from the Terminal entrance.  Persons under the age of 18 are prohibited from smoking in designated smoking zones.
Domestic Terminal North Lower Level Door LN1 Door LN2
Domestic Terminal North Main Door N1 Area Between Doors N3 and N4
Domestic Terminal South Lower Level Door LS1 Door LS2
Domestic Terminal South Main Area Between Door S1 and S2 Area Between Doors S4 and S5 Door S6
International Terminal Departures (Upper Level) Doors D1 and D3 Arrivals (Lower Level) Doors A1 and A3

Frequently Asked Questions

What is considered smoking/vaping?
Smoking is defined as inhaling, exhaling, burning or carrying a lighted tobacco product including cigarettes, cigars and pipe tobacco.
Vapor products are defined as any noncombustible product containing nicotine that employs a heating element, power source, electronic circuit, or other electronic, chemical, or mechanical means, regardless of shape or size that can be used to produce vapor from nicotine in a solution or other form.  It includes any electronic cigarette, electronic cigar, electronic cigarillo, electronic pipe, or similar product or device and any vapor cartridge or other container of nicotine in a solution or other form that is intended to be used with or in an electronic device.
What happens if I smoke or vape inside the airport?
The City of Atlanta smoking ordinance is enforced by the Atlanta Police Department. Persons who violate the ordinance are subject to a civil penalty up to a $200 fine.
What if I cannot get to the outdoor smoking areas between my flights?
While Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport is in full compliance with the City of Atlanta smoking ordinance and the state of Georgia’s Smoke Free Act, we realize that for many passengers, smoking is a part of their daily activity.  That is why the airport will make available free, Good Sense branded, FDA approved nicotine replacement therapy lozenges for a limited time.  The lozenges can be found at participating concessionaires throughout the domestic and international concourses from January 2-31, 2020.

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