About Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport
Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport (airport code: DFW) is located between the cities of Dallas and Fort Worth, Texas, and is the busiest airport in the U.S. state of Texas.
DFW is the 4th busiest airport in the country in terms of aircraft movements. In terms of passenger traffic, it is the eighth busiest airport in the world. It is the largest hub for American Airlines. DFW has its own post office ZIP code, and public services.
In surpassing 200 total destinations, DFW joins a select group of airports worldwide with that distinction, including Frankfurt, Amsterdam Schiphol, Paris Charles De Gaulle, Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta, Chicago O’Hare, and Munich.
Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport Facts
- After World War II, Fort Worth annexed the site and developed it into Amon Carter Field with the help of American Airlines.
- In 1953 Fort Worth transferred its commercial flights from Meacham Field to the new airport.
- DFW Airport opened for commercial service on January 13, 1974.
- The original name was Dallas/Fort Worth Regional Airport.
- The name change to Dallas/Fort Worth International did not occur until 1985.
Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport Top Domestic Destinations
- (LAX) Los Angeles, American, United, Virgin America
- (ORD) Chicago O'Hare, American, Spirit, United
- (ATL) Atlanta, American, Delta, Spirit
- (DEN) Denver, American, Frontier, Spirit, United
- (SFO) San Francisco, American, United, Virgin America
- (LGA) La Guardia, American, Delta, Spirit
- (AUS) Austin, American
- (SAT) Antonio, American
- (PHX) Phoenix, American, US Airways
- (LAS) Las Vegas, American, Spirit