Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport

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Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport
Dfw internat airport logo.png
Dallas - Fort Worth International Airport.jpg
Airport typePublic
OwnerCities of Dallas and Fort Worth
OperatorDFW Airport Board
ServesDallas–Fort Worth metroplex
LocationDallas/Tarrant county line
Hub for
Focus city for
Elevation AMSL607 ft / 185 m
Coordinates32°53′49″N 097°02′17″W / 32.89694°N 97.03806°W / 32.89694; -97.03806Coordinates: 32°53′49″N 097°02′17″W / 32.89694°N 97.03806°W / 32.89694; -97.03806
FAA airport diagram
FAA airport diagram
DFW is located in Texas
Location within Texas
Direction Length Surface
ft m
13L/31R 9,000 2,743 Concrete
13R/31L 9,301 2,834 Concrete
17C/35C 13,401 4,085 Concrete
17L/35R 8,500 2,590 Concrete
17R/35L 13,401 4,085 Concrete
18L/36R 13,400 4,085 Concrete
18R/36L 13,400 4,085 Concrete
Statistics (2018)
Aircraft operations667,213
Economic impact (2016)$37 billion[1]
Sources: Airports Council International,[2] Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport

Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport (IATA: DFW, ICAO: KDFW, FAA LID: DFW) is between the cities of Dallas and Fort Worth, Texas. It is the busiest airport in Texas. It serves the larger Dallas–Fort Worth metropolitan area. Regional, national and international flights use this airport. Flights go to 144 domestic and 47 international destinations.[3]

In 2010, it was the fourth busiest airport in the world in terms of aircraft movements with 652,261. it was the eighth busiest airport in the world when measured by passenger traffic, with 56,906,610 passengers in 2010. It is the main hub and largest hub for American Airlines.

The airport is in the cities of Coppell,[4] Euless,[5] Grapevine,[6] and Irving. [7] The land for DFW was purchased by both Dallas and Fort Worth in 1966, and construction began in 1969.

Airlines[change | change source]

These airlines go to DFW Airport: [8]

Gallery[change | change source]

References[change | change source]

  1. Perryman, M. Ray (April 9, 2016). "In flight: The economic impact of DFW Airport". Fort Worth Business Journal. Retrieved January 2, 2018.
  2. "Preliminary World Airport Traffic and Rankings 2013 – High Growth Dubai Moves Up to 7th Busiest Airport". Airports Council International. March 31, 2014. Retrieved August 26, 2015.
  3. "About DFW International Airport". DFW Airport. Retrieved 6 August 2011.
  4. "Coppell City, Texas." U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved on May 27, 2009.
  5. "Euless City, Texas." U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved on May 27, 2009.
  6. "Grapevine City, Texas." U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved on May 27, 2009.
  7. "Irving City, Texas." U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved on May 27, 2009.
  8. "dfwairport.com - Airlines". www.dfwairport.com.