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Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport
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IATA: DFWICAO: KDFWFAA LID: DFW
– WMO: 72259
Summary
Airport type Public
Owner Cities of Dallas and Fort Worth
Operator DFW Airport Board
Serves Dallas–Fort Worth metroplex
Location Dallas/Tarrant county line
Hub for
Elevation AMSL 607 ft / 185 m
Coordinates 32°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
Website dfwairport.com
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FAA airport diagram

Location within Texas

Runways
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)
Passengers 69,112,607
Aircraft operations 667,213
Economic impact (2016) $37 billion
Sources: Airports Council International, Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport

Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport (IATA: DFWICAO: KDFWFAA LID: DFW), often called Dallas Airport and DFW Airport, 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.

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, Euless, Grapevine, and Irving. The land for DFW was purchased by both Dallas and Fort Worth in 1966, and construction began in 1969.

Airlines

These airlines go to DFW Airport:

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