Dallas Fort Worth DFW Airport Overview
DFW Airport is nearly 20 miles from downtown Dallas, and 24 miles from downtown Fort Worth.
Driving to DFW: Enter the Airport from State Highway 183 on the south, or State Highway 114 or Interstate Hwy 635 on the north to the Airport's main road - International Parkway -running north to south. All terminals, parking areas and on-site hotels are accessible from this road. (The 8-mile DFW Connector between State Hwys 114 & 121 north, as well as traffic pattern changes at SH 114 & SH 26 have now been completed.)
With 7 runways and an average of over 60 million passengers annually, Dallas-Fort Worth International is hub to American Airlines and is served by a hosts of major domestic and foreign airlines offering direct and connecting flights to all points of the globe.
For passenger paging at Terminals A & C use tel. (972) 973 3112 / for Terminals B, D & E use tel. (972) 973 3112.
For Travelers Aid visit: www.travelersaiddfw.org
On-Airport hotels & Minute Suites:
1. the Grand Hyatt DFW is inside the International Terminal D (972-973-1234);
2. the Hyatt Regency DFW adjacent to Terminal C (972-453-1234);
3. Minute Suites: Minute Suites centers are located in Terminal D and offer shower facilities.
Dallas-Fort Worth International has five passenger terminals - International TD and Domestic TA through TE, each with its own parking garage. (New TA Garage is now completed).
NEW: The DFW Administration and other related offices are now at their global headquarter building, located at the Southgate Plaza's global headquarter building (adjacent to International Pkwy & near the Rental Car Center - at 2400 Aviation Drive, DFW Airport, TX 75261). The 'Southgate Plaza' includes the Hyatt Place Hotel, US Postal Service & other retail, office & restaurant spaces.
Future Airport Developments: The $1.9B Terminal Renewal Project involves restoration work of all domestic terminals - to be done in phases over a 7-year period. For future airport developments open: www.DFWAirport.com/redefine.
Terminal A renovations are to be completed by 2015; while TB & TE renovations are scheduled for 2016.
Terminal E Satellite Project will reactivate 7 gates,and add new concessions. During TE's phase 1 work, certain curbside transport means will be moved to other areas of the roadway - signs will indicate changes. Phases 2-4 of TE will include renewal of main areas and are scheduled for completion by 2016.
Terminal D Duty-free Project: 'TRG Duty Free' and 'Texas retailer' together were selected to design & operate the new duty-free stores (with luxury & premium retail brands) at 6 locations, with a total of 20,000 sq.ft. - including a 2-level primary store between gates D22 & D23, upgrading TD's central area with an executive lounge, specialty stores & kiosks. Completion is scheduled for year-end 2016.
All remaining projects should be completed late 2017, when DFW Airport is to have new rail & highway access, modern terminals & passenger-requested amenities & services.