Detroit Metro Airport Guide to Detroit Metro Airport - DTW


North Terminal houses all non-SkyTeam airlines that operate at Detroit Airport.


Inter-terminal transportation

Both terminals are connected by a free shuttle bus, which is accessible from l-94 (Exit 198) or l-275 (Exit 18). They are located on the ground transportation level.

The shuttle bus follows the route displayed below:

North Terminal and Westin Hotel (7 minutes)

Westin Hotel and McNamara Terminal (2 minutes)

McNamara Terminal and North Terminal (7 minutes)

The buses have a 10 minutes’ frequency.

The Economy Parking Garage is connected to the McNamara Terminal by the free shuttle bus.

On the other hand, the ExpressTram stands for a people mover which joints Concourses at McNamara Terminal.



The North Terminal at Detroit Airport consists of the following levels:

  • Lower level: Arrivals and Baggage Claim area.
  • Upper level: Check-in and security check. Access to Concourse D.



North Terminal hosts Concourse D, which is home of boarding gates D16-D1 (west) and gates D17-D32.

There is a pedestrian bridge that connects with the Ground Transportation Center (Level 4. There are courtesy shuttles) and the Parking Garage.

International flights operate from gate D1 to gate D14-D15.



See the Airlines in Detroit Airport North Terminal



Find the following services at Detroit Airport North Terminal:

  • ATMs
  • Baby care facilities
  • Children’s play area
  • Food, drink and retail concessions
  • Currency exchange
  • Information desk
  • Pet relief area
  • Reflection room

See more Services here.  


Airport lounges

Detroit Metropolitan Airport North Terminal has some lounges at their passengers’ disposal:

Lufthansa Business Lounge: Location: North Terminal, Airside, Gates 7 and 8.

USO Lounge (Michigan Freedom Center): USO is the United Service Organization that provides different services to military men and women and their relatives. The variety of facilities includes to enjoy relaxing areas, free beverages, information, Internet access, a children’s room, TV, books and magazines, emergency medical assistance or flight information among others.

Location: North Terminal, Airside, Gate D17.

Service hours: Daily, 06:00 am to 12:00 am.