Dallas Fort Worth DFW Airport Overview

Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport DFW serves the greater metropolitan areas of Dallas & Fort Forth in Texas.  It is only one of 14 worldwide airports to receive ACI's "Global Honor for Long-Term Excellence in Customer Service".  DFW  covers an area of nearly 30 square miles and has just recently received its highest passenger satisfaction scores, finishing as number 3 in the world among large airports, and number 1 among 13 large US airport hubs.  DFW aims to be the 'World's Healthiest Airport' - whereby its concessionaires participate in offering daily at least one dietary choice.

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.
As of November 30, 2015 Japan Airlines JAL starts service on the Dreamliner with 4 weekly round-trips to Tokyo Narita Airport. Note that JAL and American Airlines have a joint-venture partnership, and are able to coordinate U.S.-Japan schedules.  Both airlines are also members of the Oneworld frequent flyer alliance.

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 13,000 sq.ft. 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.

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