Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport - DFW
Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport is an international airport located along the Dallas/Tarrant county line in Texas. It serves the Dallas - Fort Worth metroplex area. Operating under the airport code DFW, it is the fourth busiest airport in the world and handled 69 million passengers in 2018. It also has an important economic impact for the surrounding area, earing $37 Billion in 2016. As of late 2019, Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport has service to 257 destinations, 66 of those are international. It is one of the few airports in the world that surpassed the 200 destinations. It is owned by the cities of Dallas and Fort Worth and is operated by the DFW Airport Board.
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The airport sits at an elevation of 607 ft. above mean sea level. Portions of the airport extend into the cities of Irving, Euless, Coppell, and Grapevine. With 17,207 of land area, Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport is the second largest airport, in terms of area, in the United States, after the Denver International Airport. DFW was dedicated in 1973 and featured the first landing of the Concorde in the United States through Air France. In 2019, it was announced that the airport is going to be adding a sixth terminal, which will be named Terminal F. Some of the international airlines that service Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport include British Airways, Emirates, Korean Air, Qantas, Qatar Airways, and more.
What to Do & Area Attractions
There are many airport hotels located near the Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport. One of the closest ones is the well-reviewed Hyatt Regency DFW. This four-star hotel is just a few minutes from the airport. Another nearby hotel is the Days Inn by Wyndham Irving Grapevine DFW.
Alternate airports to the Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport include the Dallas Love Field airport, located just 19 miles from DFW.