Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport facts for kids

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Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport
DTW Edward H. McNamara Terminal.jpg
Airport type Public
Owner Wayne County, Michigan
Operator Wayne County Airport Authority
Serves Detroit, Michigan
Location Romulus, Michigan
Hub for
Elevation AMSL 645 ft / 197 m
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Location of airport inside of Michigan

Direction Length Surface
ft m
4R/22L 12,003 3,659 Concrete
4L/22R 10,000 3,048 Concrete
3R/21L 10,001 3,048 Concrete
3L/21R 8,501 2,591 Asphalt/Concrete
9L/27R 8,708 2,654 Asphalt/Concrete
9R/27L 8,500 2,591 Concrete
Statistics (2011 and 2012)
Total passengers (2012) 32,241,731
International passengers (2012) 2,811,209
Aircraft operations (2011) 443,028

Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport (IATA: DTWICAO: KDTW), is a major airport in the United States. It is in the Detroit area and serves all the city. It is one of the busiest airports in the United States and gets many passengers. It has many international and domestic destinations. It is one of Delta Airlines biggest airport hubs after Hartsfield–Jackson Atlanta International Airport in Atlanta. It is also a hub of Spirit Airlines. Its many destinations include cities in North America, South America, Europe, and Asia.

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