Dallas-Fort Worth (DFW) Airport Guide

Dallas-Fort Worth  (DFW) Airport Guide

Serving around 164,000 passengers every day, Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport is the busiest airport in Texas.

The airport is situated between the cities of Dallas and Fort Worth and is home to five terminal buildings. Airlines currently serving the airport include KLM, United Airlines and American Airlines.

Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport Amenities

As the seventh busiest passenger airport in the world, Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport has an excellent range of facilities. There are more than 100 shops selling everything from electronic items to souvenirs.

Those looking to snap up some last-minute Texan gifts will find a good selection at the airport, with stores including the Jethro Pugh Western Shop, JP's Dude Ranch and Lone Star Attitude.

Other outlets include Buckaroo Duty Free, Natalie's Candy Bar and the Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory.

When it comes to dining, all tastes are well catered for. Naturally, there are no shortage of places serving up burgers and BBQ spare ribs; however, passengers will also find two Asian restaurants and several Italian eateries.

There are also several Mexican eateries including the Blue Mesa Taco and Tequila Bar and Cantina Laredo.

Passengers will find internet kiosks located throughout all terminal buildings and there are also several business centres offering work stations, phone services and fax facilities.

Travellers with some extra time on their hands can also indulge in some personal grooming and ensure they look good and feel refreshed for their flights. The airport has two barber shops and a salon, as well as a spa, manicure bar, massage therapist and shoe shine area.

Children are well catered for at the airport, with a Pepsi Junior Flyers Club located in Terminals B and C, along with a McDonald's play area in Terminal D.

Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport also runs a multi-million dollar public art programme, showcasing the work of more than 30 local and international artists around terminal buildings and in the Skylink station.

Terminals at Dallas-Fort Worth

The airport comprises five terminal buildings which are linked by a free shuttle bus service. Pick-up and drop-off areas are located outside the baggage reclaim areas of each terminal.

Dallas-Fort Worth International Transport Links

There are several transport options available to those landing at Dallas-Fort Worth, including the Dallas Area Rapid Transit (Dart) rail system, which operates from Monday to Saturday.

Passengers can travel onboard the DWF Airporter bus, which offers regular services to downtown Fort Worth, with tickets costing around $15.

Taxis are available outside all terminals and travellers can expect to pay around $40 for a single journey to central Dallas or Fort Worth.

Rental cars are also available at the airport, with several companies operating there including Alamo, Budget, Avis and National.

Those feeling flush can take a limo ride to their destination, although these journeys usually need to be booked in advance, with a list of providers available on the airport's website.

Passengers making their onward journey from the nearby Dallas Love Field Airport can take a taxi there or travel to downtown Dallas and use the Dart service, which operates regularly throughout the day.