Dallas Fort Worth Terminal A

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Quick access to general information about the Terminal A at DFW Airport.

Terminal A

About Terminal A

Dallas Fort Worth Airport is one of the busiest airports in America, and Terminal A is its newest terminal. It was opened on January 16, 2005, and cost $1 billion to build. It has 33 gates and is the world’s largest terminal.

There are a lot of interesting facts about this airport terminal that you might not know because it’s not as popular as Terminal D or E which are bigger terminals in the airport. But Terminal A has some interesting pieces of art like a large column by artist Jean-Michel Folon that's located near Gate 8, so travelers can see it as they're walking to their gate.

Terminal A also doesn't have a baggage claim area which means all passengers must retrieve their bags from the baggage carousel before going

Security Screening Areas

The security screening areas are available at all the DFW Terminals:

  • TSA Precheck
  • Known Crew Members (KCM) Lanes
  • Automated Screening Lanes


Dallas Fort Worth Airport is the 4th busiest airport in the country, and Terminal A handles international flights. Some of the Airlines that operate at Terminal A are listed below:

  • American Airlines
  • American Eagle
  • TACA


Dallas Fort Worth Airport Terminal A parking is located on the north side of the terminal and offers 2,900 total spaces. It has a convenient parking fee of $10 for the first six hours.


American Airlines Admirals Club is located at Terminal A. Services include, among others, refreshments, Wi-Fi, baths, beverages, TV, and a children's section. Open from 5:00am to 8:45pm. There are several amenities available at this airport lounge including Wi-Fi, the Internet, food, beverages, and more.


Many restaurants and outlets for coffee, snacks, and fast food are available at the DFW Terminal A:

  • Pappasito's Cantina
  • Pappadeaux Seafood Kitchen
  • Twisted Root Burger Co.
  • The Salt Lick
  • Starbucks
  • Ling & Louie's Asian Bar and Grill
  • California Pizza Kitchen
  • Dallas Cowboys Club
  • La Madeleine
  • Lorena Garcia
  • Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen
  • Vino Volo
  • Bleu Mediterranean
  • Whisk & Bowl
  • Auntie Anne's
  • Pinkberry
  • Einstein Bros. Bagels DFW Airport
  • McDonald's
  • Pappasito’s

Between Terminals

Travelers at DFW have two choices to move between terminals:

  • Skylink: an airside association. Administration day in and day out. You can take the Skylink somewhere in the range of A13 and A16 and somewhere in the range of A29 and A34.
  • Terminal Link: Landside association. You can take the Skylink at section A10 serving Gates A1-A20 and DFW Airport DART Rail Station. Section A29 serves Gates A21-A39.
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