Dallas Fort Worth International Airport

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Dallas Fort Worth International Airport

Opened in 1974, Dallas Fort Worth International Airport is the primary international airport serving the Dallas–Fort Worth area in the U.S. state of Texas.

It is the largest hub for American Airlines, which is headquartered near the airport. Located roughly halfway between the major cities of Dallas and Fort Worth, DFW spills across portions of Dallas and Tarrant counties, and includes portions of the cities of Irving, Euless, Grapevine and Coppell.

At 17,207 acres (6,963 hectares; 27 square miles), DFW is larger than the island of Manhattan, and is the second largest airport by land area in the United States, after Denver International Airport. It has its own post office ZIP code, 75261, and United States Postal Service city designation (“DFW Airport, TX”), as well as its own police, fire protection and emergency medical services.


Airport News

DFW Airport Demonstrates the Airport of the Future at Major Cargo Conference

Dallas Fort Worth International Airport (DFW) executives will discuss topics ranging from sustainability to digital transformation, infrastructure investments, and innovation at the CNS Conference. Over 600 cargo executives will have the opportunity to learn how …

DFW Completes Next Phase of End Around Taxiway Project

Dallas Fort Worth International Airport (DFW) completed its Northeast End-Around Taxiway (EAT) making DFW the only airport in the U.S. with an end-around taxiway at both ends of a runway. The Northeast EAT project is …

DFW Airport Cargo Achieves 1M Ton Milestone

Dallas Fort Worth International Airport (DFW) announced at the 2022 TIACA Executive Summit in San Francisco that the Airport achieved a major milestone of moving one million U.S. tons of cargo in calendar year 2021. …

Alstom signs a 10-year contract with Dallas Fort Worth International Airport for operations and maintenance services

Alstom, global leader in smart and sustainable mobility, has signed a contract with Dallas Fort Worth International Airport (DFW) to provide operations and maintenance services for the automated people mover (APM) system for the next …

Dallas Fort Worth International Airport to Receive $20 Million for Four Key Infrastructure Projects

Dallas Fort Worth International Airport (DFW) is pleased to announce that four key infrastructure projects were included in the FY22 Federal Appropriations Act that has been passed by Congress and signed by President Joe Biden. …

DFW Airport Celebrates 48 Years of Service

On Jan. 13, 1974, the first commercial aircraft carrying passengers landed at Dallas Fort Worth Regional Airport from Little Rock, Ark. This American Airlines flight set the stage for the growth into Dallas Fort Worth …

Spirit Airlines Overhauls Dallas Fort Worth with New Check-In Technology Designed to Streamline the Travel Experience

Guests are now checking out the latest evolution in check-in technology at Dallas Fort Worth International Airport (DFW). Spirit Airlines unveiled its automated self-bag drop experience with biometric photo-matching system, which represents a new paradigm for the U.S. …

DFW Airport Works with SITA and Mastercard to Trial Digital Identity Services

Dallas Fort Worth International (DFW) Airport is working with Mastercard and SITA to grant employees airside access using digital identity technology on their mobile devices. A combination of Mastercard’s digital identity services and SITA’s Smart …

Home Sustainable aviation fuel delivery at Dallas Fort Worth International Airport marks industry’s first demonstration of circular economy

Upon receiving its first delivery of sustainable aviation fuel (SAF), Dallas Fort Worth International Airport (DFW), in collaboration with Avfuel Corporation and Neste, became the first airport in the United States to test a collaborative …

Dallas Fort Worth Airport Board Approves Terminal C Expansion & Renovation

The DFW Airport Board approved during its August meeting plans for the renovation and expansion of one of the original terminals, Terminal C, reimagining how travel can be transformed at Dallas Fort Worth International (DFW) …


DFW Airport
2400 Aviation Drive
United States
TX 75261
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