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Detroit Metro Airport

General information

Detroit Metro Airport is the largest airport in the US state of Michigan. The airport consists of six runways and two terminals, namely McNamara Terminal and North Terminal. McNamara Terminal (Concourse A) also known as Northwest WorldGateway is 1 mile / 1.6 kilometres in length and the second longest terminal in the world after Terminal 1 of Osaka Kansai Airport. The airport is mainly used by Delta Air Lines (McNamara Terminal). Detroit is Michigan’s largest city and known as Motor City, the headquarters of the “Big Three” carmakers in the United States (Ford, General Motors, Chrysler FCA) are located in Detroit.


Where is Detroit Metro Airport situated?

Detroit Metro Airport is located southwest of the city, close to Detroit Industrial Expressway (Interstate 94).

How many terminals does Detroit Metro Airport have?

Detroit Metro Airport has two terminals, known as McNamara Terminal (Concourses A, B, C) and North Terminal (Concourse D). Free shuttle buses run every 10 minutes between the terminals, leaving from the Ground Transportation Centers and Hotel Westin Detroit Metropolitan Airport. McNamara Terminal is the largest of both terminals and consists of two parts, the satellite terminal (Concourses B, C) can be reached via an underground tunnel from the main terminal (Concourse A). McNamara Terminal (Concourse A) is 1 mile / 1.6 kilometres long, you can use moving walkways and the ExpressTram to get around a bit faster. The ExpressTram runs from North Station near gate A67 to South Station near gate A11 and also stops in the middle at Terminal Station, here you can access Ground Transportation Center and the tunnel to boarding gates B and C. McNamara Terminal is one of the hubs of Delta Air Lines and is considered one of the most beautiful terminals in the US.

Airport Map



The distance from Detroit Metro Airport to the centre of Detroit is 34 kilometres. By car, it takes 25 minutes to get to the centre of Detroit.

From DTW Airport to Detroit City centre by Car
34 km
25 min

Travel by car

Public transport

It is possible to travel to and from Detroit Metro Airport by public transport. Visit the Detroit Metro Airport transportation page for the possibilities.

Public transport

Bus services

You can also choose for an airport express bus service at Detroit Metro Airport. Learn more about your travel options, travel time and where to buy tickets.

Bus services

Taxi transfer

A taxi is the quickest and most comfortable way to get to and from Detroit Metro Airport. The price for a taxi ride from the airport to the centre of Detroit is about $ 50.-. Book your taxi at Detroit Metro Airport and discover the comfort of pre-booked taxis.

From DTW Airport to Detroit City centre by Taxi
34 km
30 min
$ 50.-

Book a taxi

Car rental

At Detroit Metro Airport you can rent a car from car rental companies Alamo (Enterprise Holdings), Avis, Budget, Dollar (The Hertz Corporation), Enterprise, Hertz, National (Enterprise Holdings), Thrifty (The Hertz Corporation) and local providers. It is most convenient to find and book a car well in advance. By doing so, you can save money and time at the airport.

Airport parking

Detroit Metro Airport offers various official parking options, from premium to low cost. In addition, alternative parking options are available near the airport. If you want to park as cheaply as possible, it's wise to book online!

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At the airport

Do you want more information about facilities, currency exchange, services, free Wi-Fi, lounges, etc. at Detroit Metro Airport? Check our at the airport page for a complete overview of all facilities and services at Detroit Metro Airport.



Departures and arrivals

Looking for departure times and/or arrival times? Find the latest flight status information for flights departing from and arriving at Detroit Metro Airport.

Flight tickets

Looking for a cheap flight? Use our flight search engine to find and book cheap flights from and to the airport.

Which airlines fly from and to Detroit Metro Airport?

We offer you a list of airlines at Detroit Metro Airport. The main airlines at the airport are:

  • Delta Air Lines
  • Spirit Airlines
  • Southwest Airlines
  • United Airlines
  • American Airlines


Hotels near the airport

Looking for the best hotels near Detroit Metro Airport? We have selected the best hotels near the airport in different price ranges. Take a look at our accommodations page for more information.


The Westin Detroit Metropolitan Airport, Romulus

This Detroit, Michigan hotel is located in the McNamara Terminal of the Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport. This completely non-smoking hotel features guest rooms with a 42-inch flat-screen LCD TV.


Baymont by Wyndham Detroit Airport/Romulus, Romulus

Less than 6 minutes’ drive from Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport, this hotel features guest rooms with free Wi-Fi and flat-screen TVs. A complimentary hot breakfast is served each morning.


Holiday Inn Hotel Detroit Metro Airport, an IHG Hotel, Romulus

This Romulus, Michigan hotel offers free shuttles to Detroit International Airport, just 1 mile away. It features an indoor pool, fitness center and spacious rooms with a flat-screen cable TV.

Hotels in Detroit

Looking for the best hotels in Detroit? We have selected the best hotels in the city in different price ranges. Take a look at our accommodations page for more information.


Aloft Detroit at The David Whitney, Detroit

Located in the David Whitney building in downtown Detroit, this hotel features a bar and lounge for guests to relax, a fitness centre and free high speed WiFi.


The Westin Book Cadillac Detroit, Detroit

Located in downtown Detroit within 10 minutes' walk away from Ford Field and the Joe Louis Arena, this hotel features an indoor pool and in-room spa service.

Things to do

It is possible to book activities in the city and near Detroit Metro Airport. You can avoid queues and save money by buying your tickets online. Planning a trip and wondering what to do, we give you some inspiration!


Detroit: Spirit and History Self Guided Audio Tour

Discover Detroit’s hidden gems, artistic Alleys, funky food spots, buildings, and parks on a self-guided audio tour. Listen to an audio guide and see the famous Joe Louis Statue, Kern's Clock, etc.


Detroit: Architectural Beauty and Hidden Gems Walking Tour

Be amazed at the lesser-known sites Detroit has to offer, such as the lush floating park of Belle Isle. Explore the city's history, architecture, and diverse cultures on a guided walking excursion.


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