Detroit Airport Facts and Information

Offered by: Detroit Airport Transportation

 

Airport Information:
The main Airport entrance is situated 32km (20 miles) southwest of Detroit off of I-94 at the Merriman Road exit # 198 with a second entrance of I-275 at the Eureka Road exit #15.
Detroit Metro Airport has Customer Service Agents who can provide local information about Airport, Hotels, Transportation, and Shopping (tel: (734) 247 7678).

There are also Customer Service points situated throughout the terminals.
DTW (Airport) is fully accessible. Reserved disabled car parking spaces are available in the Airport’s car parks, and assistance animal relief areas are provided. Skycap porters will help with luggage. Wheelchair-accessible shuttles are available for inter-terminal transfer. Disabled passengers are advised to call DTW’s General Information Desk (tel: (734) 247 7678) for further information. TDD/TTY telephones are available in the terminals, and wheelchairs and assistance from airlines are available on request; passengers should contact airlines prior to travel for further help.

Terminals
Detroit Metro Airport has 2 passenger terminals the McNamara Terminal which is the Delta Airlines terminal and most international arrivals and the North Terminal which accommodate most all other airlines.

Terminal to Terminal Transfers
A free shuttle bus service runs between the North and the McNamara terminal buildings. Owing to the length (1.6km/1 mile) of the McNamara Terminal, an express tram service runs from end to end.

WiFi Service
BOINGO Wi-Fi has arrived at Detroit’s modern glass-and-steel Metro Airport; it’s not free, but at least it’s there. Travelers in the McNamara or Smith Terminals with Laptops, PDAs, and Smartphones can now surf the Web, send e-mails, and even log on safely to corporate intranet sites. This service costs $6.95 for a 24-hour period. Travelers can also plug into DataPorts at every public telephone in the airport. The new North Terminal project will also include Wi-Fi and 3G connectivity. The airport’s Wi-Fi comes from Concourse Communications Group of Chicago, which has roaming agreements with seven major wireless ISPs.

Planned Expansion
Detroit Metro Airport is one of the country’s most modern airports and is planning further expansion and improvement, including addition of a fifth runway, a new rail link between the terminals, and a regional rail system linking Detroit and Ann Arbor with the airport.

Conference and Business Facilities
The Westin Detroit Metropolitan Airport Hotel (tel: (734) 942-6500, situated within the McNamara Terminal, offers a fully equipped business center, plus 34 meeting spaces and a large ballroom. The Detroit Metro Airport Marriott (tel: (734) 729-7555,) also offers extensive meetings facilities, while The Courtyard Detroit Metro Airport Romulus (tel: (734) 721-3220 ), located just beyond the North Terminal, also offers conference and banquet facilities, with 14 rooms available.

Security Entrances
At the McNamara Terminal the security entrance is in the middle of the terminal on the ticketing level with a second entrance via the Westin Hotel.
At the North Terminal there are 2 entrance’s one at each end of the terminal on the ticketing level.

Airport Transportation
Economical Luxury Airport Transportation is provided by American Airport Car Service (tel: 800-991-5964).


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