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Dallas-Fort Worth International

Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport (DFW)

Overview

One of the busiest airports in the US, Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport is located between the two cities of Dallas and Fort Worth, and together with Houston's George Bush Intercontinental Airport is the primary gateway to Texas. A huge facility, the five terminals of Dallas-Fort Worth cover 18,076 acres (7,315ha) and process nearly 57 million passengers each year.

The airport's large size makes it confusing to navigate for first-time travellers, but high-speed trains are quick and convenient for transferring between terminals. The airport is slick and modern, and with hundreds of shops and restaurants to choose from as well as artistic touches such as commissioned exhibitions and a pretty sculpture garden.

Location

The airport is situated 18 miles (29km) from downtown Dallas and 24 miles (39km) from Fort Worth.

Getting to the city

Charter buses, limousines, and Dallas Area Rapid Transit public buses are available at the airport; schedules and information are available from the Visitor Information Centres in the baggage claim areas. A free shuttle service links all the terminals to the CenterPort/DFW Trinity Railway Express Station about 20 minutes away, from where there are regular departures to Dallas Union Station and Fort Worth.

Time

GMT -6 (GMT -5 from March to November).

Contacts

Tel: +1 (972) 973 3112

Car rental

Advantage, Alamo, Avis, Budget, Dollar, Enterprise, E Z Rent, Hertz, National, Payless, Sixt, and Thrifty operate from the airport. A Rental Car shuttle bus ferries passengers to the Rental Car Centre.

Airport Taxis

Taxis into the city are available from the upper level of Terminals A, B, C and E, and on the lower level of Terminal D. An assistant is available to help passengers at the taxi stands from 8am till midnight, and phone calls can be made to request a taxi after hours.

Transfer between terminals

The Skylink airport train provides fast connections between the five terminals inside of security. The airport's Terminal Link van service may be used for passengers needing to transfer to another terminal after they have exited security.

Facilities

The airport is well supplied with ATMs and currency exchange and all terminals feature free wifi, shops, restaurants, business services and lounges.

Parking

Travellers should note that the airport's Remote and Express Parking fill early during the holidays. The airport encourages travellers to park at the Terminal Parking, which provides convenient, closed-in parking that is a short walk to the departure gate. Parking fees at Dallas Fort-Worth start at $3 for the first two hours and go up to $24 per day.

Website

www.dfwairport.com

Airlines

Flights to Dallas Fort Worth International Airport are available on Aeromexico Connect, Air Cananda Express, Alaska Airlines, British Airways, Delta, Emirates, Frontier Airlines, Icelandair, Interjet, Japan Airlines, JetBlue Airways, Korean Air, Lufthansa, Qantas, Qatar Airways, Southern Airways Express, Spirit Airlines, Sun Country Airlines, Texas Sky Airlines and United Airlines.

Internet

Free WiFi is available throughout the airport.

Business Lounges

There are a number airport lounges located at the airport, with comfortable facilities and business services. These include the Centurion Lounge, along with Club DFW, the American Airlines Admiral Club and the American Flagship Lounge.


Dallas-Fort Worth International Taxis: the taxi fares above are intended as a guideline only.