Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport, usually called Detroit Metro Airport, Metro Airport locally, or simply DTW, is a major international airport in Romulus, Michigan, a suburb of Detroit. It is Michigan's busiest airport.
Metro Detroit's airport is the second-largest hub for Delta Air Lines, the world's largest airline. Delta's McNamara World Gateway terminal contains both domestic and international gates and serves as the airline's primary portal to Asia and its third-busiest gateway to Europe.
The airport is also a major gateway for tourism in metropolitan Detroit. The airport is one of SkyTeam's major Midwestern hubs. It is the second-largest base for Spirit Airlines, where the airline was founded and once operated its largest base.
Operated by the Wayne County Airport Authority, the airport is one of the nation's most-recently expanded and modernized airports, with six major runways, two terminals, 145 in-service gates, and an on-site Westin Hotel and conference center. The McNamara Terminal Concourse A is the world's second-longest airport terminal building at 1 mile (1.6 km) It is just surpassed by the 1.06 mi (1.71 km) long Kansai International Airport). The airport has maintenance facilities capable of servicing and repairing aircraft as large as the Boeing 747.
In 2008, Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport was the 13th-busiest airport in the United States and the 24th busiest airport in the world in terms of passenger traffic. Through August 2008, the airport remained one of the top ten U.S. international gateway airports. Metro Airport also serves the Toledo, Ohio, area, which is located approximately 47 miles (76 km) south of the airport, and the city of Windsor, Ontario and Southwestern Ontario in nearby Canada. The airport serves over 160 destinations and was named the best large U.S. airport in customer satisfaction by J.D. Power & Associates in 2010. In 2009, Detroit Metro Airport launched its first social media efforts with participation in Twitter, Facebook and YouTube networks.
Facts about flying to Detroit
It takes approximately On average, flight duration from the UK is around 7 hours and 35 minutes. to fly to Detroit Wayne County from the UK.
The IATA airport code for Detroit Wayne County Airport is DTW. This will appear on your ticket.
The average temperature of Detroit Wayne County in May is 24°C.
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