Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport

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Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport
Location Romulus, MI
Founded February 1930
Terminals 2
Runways 6
Website
metroairport.com

Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport (also known as just Detroit Metro Airport or Metro Airport by locals, IATA: DTW) is the central airport of Detroit, Michigan and one of the busiest airports in the United States. It is currently a primary hub airport for Delta Air Lines and Spirit Airlines. It was previously a primary hub for Northwest Airlines prior to it's merger with Delta in 2010, a hangar at the north end of the airport property still has an extremely-faded Northwest Airlines logo (the second-to-last logo used, from circa 1990 through 2003) on the roof, even after the merger, and was also previously a primary hub for Republic Airlines prior to it's merger with Northwest in 1986.

Terminals

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McNamara Terminal

The McNamara Terminal opened on February 25, 2002, replacing the outdated Davey Terminal. It was also alternately named the Northwest WorldGateway when Northwest Airlines existed, and was originally known as the Midfield Terminal during development. All SkyTeam alliance airlines serving the airport operate out of the McNamara Terminal.

Concourse A

Concourse A is the main building of the McNamara Terminal.

Amenity Details
Be Relax Located near Gate A##. Spa.
The Body Shop Located near Gate A##. Beauty supplies.
Burger King Located near Gate A##. Fast food.
Caribou Coffee Located near Gate A##. Coffee.
Charley's Grilled Subs Located near Gate A74. Sandwiches.
Chili's Located near Gate A##. Restaurant.
The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf Located near Gate A##. Coffee.
Diego's Mexican Cantina Located near Gate A12. Mexican restaurant.
Einstein Bros. Bagels Located near Gate A##. Baked goods.
Hockeytown Cafe Located near the Westin Hotel. Restaurant with Detroit Red Wings themes.
Johnston & Murphy Located near Gate A##. Clothing.
Max & Erna's Located near Gate A##. Restaurant.
McDonald's Located near Gate A##. Fast food.
Mrs. Field's Located near Gate A2. Baked goods.
Online Cafe Bar & Grill Located near Gate A##. Cafe.
PF Chang's Located near Gate A##. Chinese restaurant.
Popeye's Located near Gate A60. Fast food.
Quizno's Located near Gate A##. Sandwiches.
Slapshotz Bar & Grill Located near Gate A24. Restaurant.
Sora Japanese Cuisine & Sushi Bar Located near Gate A36. Japanese restaurant.
Starbucks Located near Gate A##. Cafe.
Stop-Over Store Located near Gate A2. Hobbies.
The Westin Detroit Metropolitan Airport Hotel.
Wings Financial Credit Union Located near Gate A2. Credit union.

Concourses B & C

A second structure contains concourses B & C. Concourse B was completed with Concourse A, while Concourse C was at first a small, temporary structure but was replaced with the current permanent structure in 2006. Both concourses are connected to Concourse A through an underground tunnel under the terminal's ramps that features color-changing walls synchronized to an original musical score composed by Victor Alexeeff that runs for nearly 30 minutes before repeating.

Amenity Details
Coffee Beanery Located near Gate B## and Gate C11. Coffee.
Fuddrucker's Located near Gate C##. Restaurant.
Pandora Located near Gate C##. Jewelry.
Wendy's Located near Gate B5. Fast food.

North Terminal

The North Terminal opened on September 17, 2008, replacing the outdated Michael Berry and Smith Terminals. All non-SkyTeam airlines serving the airport, and all non-SkyTeam partner charter airlines, operate out of the North Terminal.

Amenity Details
Airport Wireless Located near Gate D##. Mobile phones.
Caribou Coffee Located near Gate D10. Coffee.
Champps Located near Gate D##. Restaurant.
Chili's Located near Gate D##. Restaurant.
Cheeburger Cheeburger Located near Gate D6. Restaurant.
Duty Free Americas Located near Gate D##. Alcohol, gifts and tobacco.
Earl of Sandwich Located near Gate D26. Sandwiches.
Erwin Pearl Located near Gate D##. Jewelry.
Legends Bar Located near Gate D##. Bar.
Max & Erna's Located near Gate D##. Restaurant.
Relay Located near Gate D##. Newsstand.
Ruby Tuesday Located near Gate D##. Restaurant.
TGI Friday's Located near Gate D##. Restaurant.
USA Today Located near Gate D##. Newsstand.

Airlines Served

McNamara Terminal

North Terminal

Concourse D corresponds with the entirety of the North Terminal.

Transportation

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Airport Car Rental

Metro has eight car-rental agencies on-site: Alamo, Avis, Budget, Dollar, Enterprise, Hertz, National and Thrifty. All are located on Lucas Drive, a side road that branches off of Middlebelt Road at the far northeast corner of the airport property.

Parking

Metro has two parking garages (the McNamara Terminal Parking Structure and the Big Blue Deck), one surface overflow parking lot (the Green Lot) and three off-site discount parking lots. Two cell phone parking lots are also available.

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