Airport Maps & Terminal Guide
Getting Around the Airport
The Detroit Metro Airport has two airport terminals: the North Terminal and the McNamara Terminal. Both terminals are connected by a shuttle bus, and accessible from I-94 (Exit 198) or I-275 (Exit 18). More detailed information about each Terminal can be found below.
The McNamara Terminal at Detroit Airport has three concourses: Concourse A, B, and C. This terminal is served by AeroMexico, AirFrance, and Delta.
Overall, the terminal has 10 ATMs: 08 in Concourse A and 02 in Concourse CB There are also two foreign exchange stations: one at the gate for International Arrivals with opening hours of 6am - 10pm and the other at Gate Central Link with the same opening hours. There is a pet relief / service animal area inside Concourse A at gate A34. Express Tram stations can be found at three locations: Gate Central Link, Gate A66, and Gate A18. There are four Delta Sky Clubs inside the terminal: two in Concourse A, one in Concourse B, and the fourth near the entrance. For kids there is a play area at four locations: gate C4, B20, A8, and A18. The McNamara Terminal also has four nursing rooms at the following locations: Gate A63, A53, A25, and C2. All nursing rooms can be accessed 24/7 via a phone call.
To get better oriented, see the Detroit Airport Map - McNamara Terminal.
The North Terminal has one concourse: Concourse D. This terminal is served by Air Canada, Alaska Airlines, American Airlines, Frontier, JetBlue, Lufthansa, Royal Jordanian, Southwest, Spirit, and United Airlines. All charter flights operate out of North Terminal.
Overall, the terminal has 05 ATMs, one each at the gate of the Ground Transportation Center, gate D6, D17, and D27, and the gate for baggage claim. There are also two foreign exchange stations: one at the gate for baggage claim with opening hours of 6am - 10pm and the other at Gate D10 with the same opening hours. There is a pet relief / service animal area and a kids area at gate D16. There is a Lufthansa Club inside the terminal at gate D8. The McNamara Terminal also has three nursing rooms at the following locations: Gate D18, D15, and D24. All nursing rooms can be accessed 24/7 via a phone call.
To get better oriented, see the Detroit Airport Map - North Terminal.
Food, Shops & Amenities
There are many options for shopping and dining around the DTW airport. Some notable shops and restaurants include Andiamo, Brighton Collectibles, and Brooks Brothers at the McNamara Terminal, as well as Anita's Kitchen, Detroit Marketplace, and Atwater Brewery at the North Terminal.
The security checkpoints at the DTW airport are monitored by the Federal TSA - Transportation Security Administration. Only passengers possessing tickets are allowed to proceed beyond any of the security checkpoints. All security checkpoints provide access to the concourses and airplane gates.
The hours and wait times estimates for each security checkpoint can be found on the Detroit Metro Airport Security Wait Times Page.
Inside the McNamara Terminal there are four Delta Sky Clubs: two in Concourse A, one in Consourse B, and the fourth near the entrance. There is a Lufthansa Club inside the North Terminal at gate D8.
International Arrivals & Transfers
Passengers arriving on an international flight operated by Lufthansa, Spirit Airlines or Royal Jordanian Airlines: proceed to your connecting airline’s check-in counter to recheck bags. Passengers connecting to flights operated by Delta, Air France or AeroMexico should follow signs to 'Ground Transportation' for the free 'Terminal-Westin-Terminal' shuttle to the McNamara Terminal. Passengers connecting with other airlines need to proceed to their connecting airline’s check-in counter directly above the North Terminal's international arrivals hall.
- Be attentive to any directions from airport personnel or new signage at the airport facility
- The lines at any of the airport security checkpoints may be adapted to the need of the hour, for example peak hours may required accommodation of a larger crowd
- Print your boarding passes beforehand or use electronic boarding passes to save time
- Get all information regarding baggage sizes, airline schedule, curbside pickup/drop off, or wheelchairs, prior to reaching the airport
- Check out the DTW Gate map before you get to the airport.