Will you visit the Dallas-Fort Worth area in Texas, USA, for business or leisure anytime soon? While planning your trip to D-Town, you may want to find out what to do during your stay, especially if you are travelling by air. For instance, you could get into a passenger lounge after landing in DFW airport, and take a nap or have a shower before commuting to the city or catching a connecting flight. Whenever you go through Dallas-Fort Worth International, you will have a wide array of airport lounges available, which you might be granted access into by either purchasing a one-time pass -regardless of the category of your boarding ticket- or by being a member of frequent flyer programs or holding specific carrier or credit card loyalty memberships. Continue reading below to discover where to find Admirals Club, Centurion and American Flagship lounges, Minute Suites, Plaza Premium, United, Delta and other airline lounges inside DFW, as well as its opening times and the amenities they offer.
Terminals in Dallas Fort Worth International airport (Washington, United States)
DFW International airport has five terminals or concourses: A, B, C, D and E (which comprises the E satellite building). Passengers of American Airlines flights are often scheduled to depart from any concourse (but mostly from A, B and C). If you are flying with Aeromexico, Avianca, British Airways, Cayman, Emirates, Icelandair, Interjet, Japan Airlines, Korean Air, Lufthansa, Qantas, Qatar Airways, Sun Country or Volaris, you will need to go to terminal D, while operations handled at the satellite E concourse include those by Air Canada, Alaska Airlines, Delta, Frontier, JetBlue, Spirit and United.
Lounges in Dallas Fort Worth airport and how to get access
Note that if you have a Priority Pass subscription, or take part in another frequent flyer loyalty program that grants admission into airport lounges, you may want to check whether it entitles you to access the lounges listed below without the need to meet the mentioned requirements.
American Admirals Club in DFW and the American Flagship lounge
There are American Admirals Club lounges after the security checkpoints of Dallas Fort Worth airport in every concourse (more precisely near Gates A24, B3, C20, D24, and E22 in the satellite building), and aside from the usual complimentary beverages, drinks and WiFi, some of them feature conference spaces and specific areas for kids. Their working hours range from 4:00 to 22:15 Monday through Sunday, and they can be accessed by Business and First Class flyers, passengers in possession of an Admirals Club membership and Citi, Mastercard, Air Pass and AAdvantage card holders.
The American Flagship lounge in DFW is found in level 1 of Concourse D (next to Gate D21) and stays open between 5:00 and 22:15 every day of the week offering personalized service, chef menu, premium wines and cocktails, extra comfortable seating and showers for guests.
The Centurion Lounge in Dallas Fort Worth International
The Centurion Lounge in DFW airport is located near Gate D12 and its opening hours go from 7:00 to 19:30 daily. Travellers holding an American Express Platinum, Business Platinum or Corporate card, as well as those who have a Centurion or a Delta SkyMiles Reserve card are granted admission into the lounge after showing their ID and valid same-day boarding card.
The Club Lounge at DFW
To enter the Dallas Fort Worth airport Club Lounge in the upper level of concourse D, near Gate D27, you can purchase a one-time pass in advance (but no later than 24 hours prior to arriving) through their website, or else pay at the reception desk if there is availability. The lounge is open from 4:30 to 22:30 all throughout the week and you can spend the 3 hours before your flight enjoying their services.
Delta Sky Club
The Delta Sky Club lounge in DFW is in terminal E close to boarding gate E10, and its opening times vary subject to scheduled flights. All Delta Sky Club members can access it, including those in the Delta One, SkyTeam Premium and SkyTeam Elite Plus programs, holders of Delta SkyMiles Reserve American Express cards (Platinum, Gold and Centurion), Westjet Business class passengers and those in possession of a Delta SkyMiles Diners Club or Visa.
Minute Suites with day rooms and showers at Dallas Fort Worth airport
There are two Minute Suites locations on the airside at DFW: near gate A38 and close to gate D23 (terminals A and D). Among some of the perks of making a reservation with them we count that you can get a private suit to sleep during the day on a long layover or while in transit, that they are open 24 hours a day, that you can stay alone, with somebody else or with more people travelling with you thanks to the different capacities on offer, and that you will get nice amenities such as free WiFi, Netflix, minibar for a nominal fee, working space and shower facilities.
Plaza Premium Lounge in DFW
Conveniently situated just a 2-minute walk from the Skylink in concourse E, the Plaza Premium Lounge in Dallas Fort Worth airport is accessible between 6:00 and 20:00 daily, although its working hours may vary to adjust to flight operations. Offering its signature AeroBar, a kitchen serving vegetarian and vegan options, cosy seats, charging stations and business facilities, this lounge opens its doors to travellers who purchase a pass online or at the reception, and to loyalty membership cards and holders of credit cards with current agreements with this services provider.
United Club lounge at Dallas Fort Worth International
The United Club Lounge in DFW is found in terminal E near boarding gate E6, and stays open from 4:15 to 19:15 every day. In order to get into it, travellers must have an either paper or digital one-time pass, be a member of the United Club or have an elite frequent flyer status when catching a flight operated by a Staralliance partner airline.