Dallas Fort Worth Airport – one of the world’s busiest airports

Posted on November 4, 2014 by in Travel Deals

Where is Dallas Fort Worth Airport?

The airport is in Texas, located halfway between Dallas and Fort Worth. By car, you can access the airport from State Highway 183 from the south or State Highway 114 / Interstate 635 from the north.

Dallas Fort Worth Airport at a glance:

Dallas Fort Worth Airport opened in 1974 and has the airport code DFW. It sits in more than 26.9 square miles of land, making it the second largest airport in the United States. It has seven runways – ranging from 8,500 feet long to 13,400 feet long – as well as 155 gates and 5 terminals.

In terms of operations, Dallas Fort Worth Airport is ranked third in the world, and in terms of passengers, the airport is ranked tenth.

The Dallas Fort Worth Airport terminals:

Dallas Fort Worth Airport has three terminals that serve domestic passengers. The airport is the largest hub for American Airlines and two of the terminals (A and C) are exclusive to them. Terminal B is served by American Eagle Airlines.

Terminal D is served internationally by:

AeroMexico
American Airlines
American Eagle Airlines
British Airways
Cayman Airways
Emirates
KLM
Korean Air
Lufthansa
QANTAS
Qatar Airways
Sun Country Airlines
TACA

Terminal E is served internationally by:

Air Canada
Alaska Airlines
Delta Air Lines
Frontier Airlines
Jet Blue
Spirit Airlines
United Airlines
US Airways
WestJet

Passengers can fly to 204 destinations from Dallas Fort Worth Airport.

Did you know?

… that Dallas Fort Worth Airport welcomes pets? There are pet-friendly areas in each of the 5 terminals, including designated grassy areas!

… that the Skylink high-speed train connects all five terminals? Your average ride time is less than 5 minutes.

… that the airport houses possibly the world's best airport lounge, The Centurion?

… that you can get an excellent view from the Observation Area and enjoy a picnic while aircraft-spotting at the airport's Founders Plaza site?

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About the author: Torsten is a serial entrepreneur who started almost a dozen ventures on four continents. Torsten's love for travel has brought him to 130+ countries and travel with most of the world's airlines. You can reach Torsten at [email protected]

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