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Dallas Airport Informational Guide to Dallas Fort Worth International Airport (DFW) - NON OFFICIAL

DFW Airport Terminal A

Dallas Fort Worth Terminal A is mainly used by American Airlines.

It has a half-circle shape which is split from east to west, where check-in and baggage claim facilities are available on each side.

On the other side, at west, east and north, there are security checkpoints (3).

DFW Terminal A is home of boarding gates A8-A39. After gate A39, it is possible to connect to gates B1-39 and C1-39.

Note that from this Terminal you can use the railway services to Dallas DART.


DFW Airport Terminal A consists in a couple of levels:

Level 0 

Lower level.

Level 1 

Departures and Check-in. 

Level 3 



Passengers at DFW have two options to move between terminals: 

Skylink: an airside connection. Service 24/7. 

You can take the skylink between A13 and A16 and between A29 and A34.

Terminal Link: Landside connection.

You can take the skylink at entry A10 serving Gates A1-A20 and DFW Airport DART Rail Station. Entry A29 serving Gates A21-A39.  

Find more information in its section. 


Within a short walk or by the Skywalk, you will discover the following services, which are available at DFW Terminal A:

- ATMs
- Free Wi-Fi internet connection
- Children’s Play Area / Junior Flyers Club
- FedEx drop box
- Power station
- Hair Salon
- Massage therapist
- Pet hotel “Parise 4 Paws”
- Manicure & pedicure
- Pre-paid phone cards
- Shoeshine
- US mail drop box
- XpreSpa
- Food, drink and retail concessions

For further services, please check Services section.


American Airlines Admirals Club: Terminal A. Open from 5:00am to 8:45pm. Services: snacks, Wi-Fi, showers, drinks, TV, Children’s area, among others. 

Purchase your pass for DFW Airport lounges