Dallas (Fort Worth) international airport

Dallas (Fort Worth) international airport (DFW) is located 27 km (17 miles) from downtown Dallas and 33 km (21 miles) from downtown Fort Worth.

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Flights

Qantas flights QF7 and QF8 arrive and depart from terminal D.

All Qantas passengers travelling on Qantas operated flights from Australia to Dallas/Fort Worth will clear customs and immigration in Dallas (Fort Worth).

Departures

Ticketing

Ticketing facilities are not available.

Contact Qantas on 1800 227 4500 within North America for assistance.

Check-in

Check-in opens 4 hours prior to departure for Qantas operated services and is available from the following counters: 

  • Economy - D54
  • Premium Economy - D53
  • Business - D52
  • First - D51.

For Qantas codeshare flights, passengers may need to check in with the operating carrier rather than with Qantas.  Ask airport staff for more detail.

Online check-in is available for Qantas international flights (QF1-199), and other eligible connecting flights operated by oneworld, partner and codeshare airlines. Online check-in is open from 24 hours to two hours before departure for international flights.

Flight status

View our real time flight status page for up-to-the-minute departure information.

Arrivals

Automated Passport Control

Passengers arriving at Dallas (Fort Worth) international airport will be processed through immigration using Automated Passport Control (APC) the fastest, most convenient and secure entry process.

Baggage

If you are travelling without checked baggage, you can clear Customs and Border Protection in one step using Carry E-Z lines, labelled in green in the international arrivals hall. 

Passengers with checked baggage can retrieve their baggage inside the US Customs area in Terminal D.  Information monitors display the actual baggage carousel used.

Those passengers connecting in Dallas (Fort Worth) with a direct international service, no longer have to claim their baggage through US Customs and Border Protection. They can simply claim their baggage at their final destination and use the Carry E-Z passport control line in Dallas (Fort Worth) to get through US passport control. Exceptions apply for any special checked items.

International-To-International (ITI) baggage transfer service is available at Dallas (Fort Worth) between American Airlines (AA) and Qantas (QF) for all connecting passengers from Australia to AA without the need to clear their bags through US Customs in Dallas (Fort Worth) when transferring to a direct international destination (eg. Canada, Mexico, Costa Rica, Colombia, UK, Spain, France, etc.).  ITI is also applicable from AA international flights connecting through Dallas (Fort Worth) to QF to Sydney.

Flight status

View our real time flight status page for up-to-the-minute arrival information.

Transfers

Transfer between terminals

Skylink: The Skylink high-speed train, inside security, connects all five terminals with an average ride time of less than five minutes. 

Terminal Link: Terminal Link's blue and green vans arrive every 10 minutes and will transfer you to another terminal once outside security. 

  • free service
  • no ticket or pass of any kind is needed to board
  • van pick-up between the hours of 5am and 12am.

Lounges

Find out more about lounge features, operating hours and access to the Dallas Fort Worth Associated Lounge.

Transport

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Lists the transport options for getting to and from Dallas Fort Worth airport.
Transport Details
Car The airport is approximately a 30 minute drive from the city centre from both Dallas and Fort Worth.
Visit Dallas Fort Worth International airport for current car parking rates. 
Taxis Approximately US$40 one way to Dallas city centre.
Approximately US$43 one way to Fort Worth city centre.
Buses Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART) provides a service to Remote North Parking via the route 310 bus Monday to Friday and to Remote South Parking via the route 408 bus seven days a week. Free shuttle service is provided to all airport terminals from these two locations.
Car hire Visit our cars section to make a booking.

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Important information

Information correct as of June 2017. Times and prices are a guide only.