Dallas Fort Worth International Airport (DFW)
Facilities and Services
(Dallas, Texas - TX, USA)
Located in the four main terminal buildings of Dallas Fort Worth International Airport (DFW) are all of the facilities necessary for Texas travelers. The airport amenities are exactly as you would imagine, considering DFW's prestigious status and considerable throughput.
The four terminal buildings (A, B, C, and E) serve many different airlines and boast more than 120 shops, kiosks and dining venues. There are various airline lounges and clubs at Dallas Fort Worth International, including American Airlines, British Airways, Delta Sky, Korean Air, Lufthansa and Qantas. If you are here with young children who are in need of letting of some steam, then it might be sensible to pay a visit to one of the play areas (gates B12 / C14 - Pepsi Junior, D10, D33 - McDonald's, and E21).
Shops, Duty-Free and Retail Outlets
There are roughly 70 different shops spread around the terminals of Dallas Fort Worth Airport, selling everything that passengers could possible require, and much more besides. Shopping highlights include Bijoux Terner, the Grooming Zone, Landau, the Lone Star Emporium, Montblanc, Natalie's Candy Jar, the Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory and the Texas Marketplace. For the latest news, check out stores such as Daily News Express,DFW News Connection, Five Star News, Fox News Channel, Hudson, Main Street, News Connection, Sierra, Southwest and Wall Street News. Also onsite is an Official Dallas Cowboys Pro Shop and a PGA Tour Shop, as well as several duty free shops - Tax Free Shopping and also Buckaroo.
Bars, Cafés and Restaurants
With just over 50 eateries and bars located at DFW, you can rest assured that finding somewhere to eat will not be a difficult task, whether you fancy American, Asian, BBQ, fast-food, fine dining, Italian, Mexican or Seafood. Firm favorites include Bennigan's, the Cool River Cafe, Dickey's Barbecue Pit, the Pappadeaux Seafood Kitchen, Reata Grill and the Tigin Irish Pub and Restaurant, as well as the Grand Met Restaurant within the Grand Hyatt Hotel. You can also dine out at familiar fast-food icons, such as Burger King, KFC, McDonald's, Pizza Hut, Taco Bell and Wendy's, or if you are simply looking for a cappuccino or latte, then Starbucks will appeal.
Currency Exchange, Communications and Banking Facilities
There are a number of bureau de change outlets on hand, being operated by Travelex and located at gates D11, D22, D24 and D36. Another way to obtain US dollars is simply to use one of the plentiful cashpoint machines, sited both inside and outside of the security areas.
Business and Conference Facilities
Business facilities are at Dallas Fort Worth International are quite reasonable, being at their best within the resident Hyatt Regency DFW Hotel. There are fax machines at the Guest Services Center, long-distance phone cards, FedEx and US Mail drop boxes, and a Samsung mobile travel lounge. Complimentary wired and wireless (T-Moble) Internet is available, suiting those with a laptop or similar. If you wish to hire a laptop, then PowerPort is the place to come.