Detroit Airport (DTW)

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Detroit Metro Airport (IATA: DTW, ICAO: KDTW), officially known as Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport, also known as Metro Airport, is the busiest airport in Michigan State, United States. The airport is located 18 miles southwest from downtown Detroit, in Romulus, Michigan.


For Delta Airlines, Detroit airport is the most important gateway to fly to Asia from the East of the U.S.A as well as it is the third-busiest gateway to Europe.

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The majority of busiest destinations from Detroit airport are domestic (with the exception of Amsterdam). The top ten busiest routes are the following ones: Atlanta, Amsterdam, Orlando, Chicago, New York, Las Vegas, Fort Lauderdale, Dallas, Denver, Boston. Detroit airport is one of the major Midwestern hubs for SkyTeam members.
In 2015 Detroit airport handled 33,440,112 million passengers, and although it is not the best mark of the airport in terms of passenger traffic of all history, it is the best figure from the last 6 years. The airport is one of the largest airport hubs in United States and it is an important gateway for tourism in the region.

Terminals information

Detroit airport (DTW) has two Terminals: McNamara Terminal and North Terminal.


McNamara Terminal

Links directly with some parking lots and with the Westin Hotel. It has 3 concourses: A, B and C.

- Concourse A: is 1 mile long and has an Express Tram that runs all the concourse in less than 5 minutes. Has more than 60 gates.

- Concourse B and C: has more than 40 gates.

Hosts the SkyTeam Airlines: Air France, Delta Air Lines, KLM Royal Dutch Airlines


North Terminal
Hosts all non-SkyTeam airlines. Has one Concourse: D. A shuttle bus service links both terminals. To get more information about Detroit Terminals, visit the Terminals online page.  

Terminal Facilities

At the airport there are shops, restaurants and caf├ęs as well as other services as WiFi, Currency Exchange, Car Rental Agencies, Airport assistance to all passengers that request the service (Wheelchair Service, Unaccompanied Minors or Passengers with Special Needs), a Pet Relief Area, among others.  


Inter-Terminal Transportation

There are two separated terminal buildings in Detroit Metro Airport separated more than 1 km.

And also McNamara Terminal is quite long. The airport offers some services to move between terminals and inside McNamara Terminal:

- Shuttle: A free shuttle bus run between terminals

- ExpressTram: A people mover in Concourse A (is 1 mile long).


- Bus: both terminals has bus service at Ground Transportation Center. There are two services:

- AirRide: service only in McNamara terminal and runs from DTW airport to various stations at Ann Arbor Area.

- SMART: bus runs between Michigan and Detroit airport (Routes: 125 and 280, serves Nort Terminal. Route 125 serves McNamara Terminal.


- Shuttle: Shuttles run to hotels that are located in the vicinities.


- Taxis & Limos: only two companies offers service: MetroCars and MetroCabs.


- Car Rental: Various Car rental agencies offer car rental service. Check the options here!


To get more information about transportation, visit the transportation online page.

Detroit airport in numbers

- It has 2 Terminals

- 3 Concourses: A, B and C

- In 2015 handled more than 33M passengers

- It is the busiest airport in Michigan State

- It has been ranked as the 16th busiest airport in U.S.

- It has been ranked between the first 45 busiest airport worldwide

- Concourse A (McNamara Terminal) is 1 mile long  


Contact information

Address: Detroit, MI 48242, United States

Phone: +1 734-247-7678


Lost and Found center

For items lost in the plane, please, get in touch with your airline.

Detroit Metro Airport Police Lost & Found - Phone: (734) 942 3669

To reclaim online the items, please, click the following link

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