The Dallas Fort Worth International Airport is the major international airport serving in the Dallas and Fort Worth metropolitan areas in Texas. It is the largest hub for American Airlines, who are subsequently headquartered near the airport. The total land area of the airport is nearly 70 square kilometres, making it the largest airport in Texas and the second largest in the USA.
It is also the third busiest airport in the world in relation to the total number of aircraft movements, and ranks ninth busiest worldwide when it comes to passenger traffic. The Dallas Fort Worth International Airport has a total of 206 destinations which includes 57 international routes, and 148 US domestic locations. The IATA code for the airport is DFW.
Getting to and from the airport is a snap, train services are offered by the renowned Trinity Railway Express commuter rail line at the southern end of the airport. This train line services both downtown Dallas, and downtown Fort Worth.
The Dallas Area Rapid Transit bus service provides transportation to Downtown Irving, Heritage Crossing Station and Southwestern Medical District and Parkland Station.
There are also a number of hotels in very close proximity to the airport which include the Hyatt Regency DFW, Grand Hyatt DFW, and Homewood Suites by Hilton Irving DFW Airport. Due to the sheer size of the Dallas Fort Worth International Airport has its own postal ZIP code, United States Postal Service city designation which is DFW Airport, TX, as well as its own police, fire, and emergency medical services.