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Travelers who seek cheap flights to Detroit have the option of flying to the Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport. It is commonly called the Detroit Metro Airport. This airport has two passenger terminals, called the North Terminal and McNamara Terminal, with 145 gates. It is located in Romulus, Michigan, a suburb of Detroit. It is the biggest airport in the state of Michigan, and it also serves the nearby city of Toledo, Ohio.

Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport (DTW) Information

The Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport (DTW) is one of the newest airports in North America, and is very efficient. Both terminals contain restaurants, cafes, shops, Wi-Fi, news stands, shoe shines, vending machines, ATMs and currency exchanges.

Airlines That Fly Into Detroit

The Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport is one of the busiest American airports, and is one of the biggest airline hubs on the world. It is the second largest hub for Delta Airlines, and it is its primary gateway to Asia. DTW is also the base of operations for Spirit Airlines. The airport handles 160 non-stop flights to destinations all around the world, including the US, Canada, Mexico, Asia, the Caribbean and Europe. Some other major airlines that fly into Detroit include Air Canada, Air France, American, Continental, Southwest and United.

Detroit Transit Information

Distance to city: 20 miles

Bus to city

  • Fare: $2.00, and 25 cents to transfer
  • The bus is operated by the SMART bus system. The stops are located on the lower level of the North Terminal, near the Ground Transportation offices.

Train to city

  • Not available.

Taxi to city

  • Fare: $43-53
  • There are assorted taxi and limousine companies that service the airport.

Other options

  • There are some shuttle buses that will take passengers to their hotels. These buses dock at the lower level baggage claim zones in the North and McNamara Terminals.

Car Rental Companies at the Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport