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Detroit Airport Guide

Detroit Airport Guide - Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport - also referred to as \'Detroit Metro Airport\' is Michigan\'s primary Airport.  It is one of the newest, busiest, and most efficient airports in North America with two new passenger terminals, 145 gates, and two modern inspection service facilities for international arrivals.

Airport is located in Romulis, Michigan - approximately 20 miles from the City of Detroit, and close to Interstate Highways 94 (Exit 198) and  I-275. J.D Power & Associates ranked Metro Airport, among large U.S. airports, as number one in terms of overall customer satisfaction. Metro

GPS AddressDetroit, MI 48242

Phone(734) 247-7678 - staffed Monday - Friday, 8 a.m.- 4:30 p.m.



Checkpoint savvy - Anyone may use the security checkpoint at the Westin Detroit Metropolitan Airport in the McNamara Terminal. Hours: 7:45 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Freedom Center military lounges are at D-17 (North Terminal) and A-43 (McNamara Terminal).

Complimentary Wi-Fi is available after viewing a 30-second advertisement & power stations with USB-charging plugs are in all gate areas.

The Westin Detroit Metropolitan Airport (McNamara Terminal) offers a $15/day pass to non-guests for use of the pool and workout room.

Indoor pet-relief areas are located near Gates A-34 and the international arrivals (McNamara Terminal) and D-17 (North Terminal).



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Directions to the Detroit Metro Airport (DTW) from the Interstate I-75:

  • Exit the I-75 interstate at junction 15
  • Drive east along Eureka Road, following the signposts
  • Turn north onto the John Dingell Drive

Directions to the Detroit Metro Airport (DTW) from the Interstate I-94:

  • Exit the I-94 interstate at junction 198
  • Follow the signposts and join the John Dingell Drive


Important roads nearby include the I-94 interstate (Edsel Ford Freeway), which runs in an east-west direction, intersecting the I-275 highway to the west and the US-39 (Southfield Freeway) to the east.

On the eastern side of Detroit Airport you will find the Middlebelt Road, while Eureka Road borders the southern side and leads to the John D. Dingell Drive, which dissects the grounds and also joins the William G. Rogell Drive.


Parking (map)

Parking information: 800-642-1978


Most convenient:

Valet (McNamara Garage): $38/day. McNamara Daily Parking: $23/day. Short term: $4 for first half-hour, with a maximum daily rate of $31.

Least expensive:

Big Blue Deck Daily Parking: $13/day. Green long-term lots 1 and 2: $11. See rate chart.

Cellphone lot:

DTW has two cellphone lots, north and south. No amenities - Open 24 hours.

Interactive map:

Detroit Airport - parking map


Overview - Terminal Maps

Detroit Metropolitan Airport (DTW) has two terminals: McNamara and North. Delta and its SkyTeam partners Air France, KLM Royal Dutch Airlines and Virgin Atlantic operate from McNamara Terminal, while all other airlines operate from the North Terminal. Visit the Airlines section for a list of DTW airline terminal locations and contact information.

If you have baggage to collect, take the elevator/escalator down one level to Baggage Claim. At the bottom of the escalators, check overhead monitors to find the Baggage Carousel for your flight. All baggage carousels at DTW are shared among airlines, so be sure to look for your arriving flight (listed in alphabetical order by the city you last departed).


McNamara Terminal

Overview - Map

The McNamara Terminal, is used exclusively by Delta, Aeromexico and Air France.

This terminal has three concourses, A, B, and C, which house 103 gates with shopping and dining in the center of A concourse (known as the Central Link), as well as throughout the concourses.

A Four Star Westin hotel is connected to the A concourse. Additionally, overnight guests at the hotel who are not flying can obtain a pass to enter the concourses to visit shops and restaurants. 

North Terminal

Overview - Map

The North Terminal, the terminal is considered the D Concourse of the airport:

Airlines that utilize the North Terminal include; Air Canada, Alaska, American (and American Eagle), Frontier, JetBlue, Lufthansa, Royal Jordanian, Southwest, Spirit, United (and United Express), and all non-SkyTeam and Delta partner charters.

Also, this terminal includes a brand new service pet relief area to accommodate passengers traveling with pets.



  • Air France
  • Delta Air Lines
  • Delta Connection (Chautauqua Airlines)
  • Delta Connection (Compass Airlines)
  • Delta Connection (ExpressJet)
  • Delta Connection (GoJet Airlines)
  • Delta Connection (Pinnacle Airlines)
  • Delta Connection (Shuttle America)
  • Delta Connection (SkyWest Airlines)



  • Air Canada Express (Air Georgian)
  • Air Canada Express (Jazz Air)
  • AirTran Airways (Southwest Airlines)
  • American Airlines
  • American Eagle
  • Apple Vacations (AirTran Airways)
  • Frontier Airlines
  • Lufthansa
  • Royal Jordanian
  • Southwest Airlines
  • Spirit Airlines
  • United Airlines
  • United Express (ExpressJet Airlines)
  • United Express (GoJet Airlines)
  • United Express (Mesa Airlines)
  • United Express (SkyWest Airlines)
  • United Express (Shuttle America)
  • United Express (Trans States Airlines)
  • US Airways
  • US Airways Express (Air Wisconsin)
  • US Airways Express (Mesa Airlines)
  • US Airways Express (Republic Airlines)

PARK 'N Fly - Airport Parking Reservations

PARK 'N FLY - A Better Way to Park at the Airport

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Westin Detroit Metropolitan Airport

The Westin Detroit Metropolitan Airport is the only hotel inside Detroit Metropolitan Airport. Located in the McNamara Terminal guests can enter the airport via a private security entrance inside The Westin\'s lobby. Travel year-round is made easy and convenient with our Detroit airport parking packages.

Go where no non-traveling hotel guest has gone before with the Beyond the Screening Checkpoint Program. This program allows registered overnight guests at The Westin Detroit Metropolitan Airport to access to the shops and restaurants in the McNamara Terminal.

Stay relaxed in our refreshing Detroit Airport accommodations, and take advantage of our full-service hotel features, including the WestinWORKOUT® Fitness Studio, indoor pool and in-room spa services

Holiday Inn Detroit Metro Airport

Welcome to the Holiday Inn Detroit Metro Airport hotel located in Romulus, Michigan. This airport hotel is located less than 1 mile from Detroit Metropolitan Airport (DTW) and only 20 minutes from the heart of downtown Detroit.

The Holiday Inn Detroit Metro Airport offers an affordable Park & Fly package as well as free 24-hour airport shuttle service for flights at anytime.

Nearby tourist attractions include the Henry Ford Museum, Greenfield Village, and Detroit Institute of the Arts (DIA).

At this airport hotel you'll find amenities and services to enhance your stay, including mini-fridge and microwave, free high-speed internet access, and the Sporting News Grill. Relax and enjoy our indoor pool or stay fit at our state-of-the-art fitness center. At the Holiday Inn Detroit Metro Airport, we'll make your stay one of the most memorable.

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Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport, usually called Detroit Metro Airport, Metro Airport, or just DTW, is a major international airport in the United States covering 4,850 acres in Romulus, Michigan, a suburb of Detroit.

GPS AddressDetroit, MI 48242

Phone(734) 247-7678 - staffed Monday - Friday, 8 a.m.- 4:30 p.m.