Accessibility at Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport

  • Accessibility at Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport

    Posted by schroth-sensei on January 23, 2020 at 1:50 pm

    Here are some basics on the accessibility of Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport!

    Airport Code: DFW | Telephone: (972) 973-4968 | Website: https://www.dfwairport.com/

    • Accessibility:
    1. Accessible Toilets (including multipurpose unisex restrooms)
    2. Multiple Elevators
    3. Optional guided assistance to/from your flight
    4. Wheelchairs available (for use in the airport)
    5. Parking Lot Spaces for people with disabilities

    (NOTE: to request these services you can contact your airline, call ahead, or see the nearest information counter or concierge).

    • Perks: Dozens of shops, dozens of dining options, various services throughout the airport, very close to Dallas & Fort Worth, and a variety of transportation options to/from the airport. The airports designs/modifications and staff member training are centered around the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) requirements for accessibility (Details here: https://www.ada.gov/2010ADAstandards_index.htm).
    • Challenges: [Minimal] This airport can take some time to navigate due to its layout. Language barriers may be an issue may be an issue for non-English speakers.
    • Access to/from Airport: Approximately 30-minute car ride from Fort Worth or Dallas with easy access to Taxi, Limousine, Local Shuttles, Car rental, and Buses (Note: Wheelchair accessible van-style Taxi/Car rental with lift may be limited and may not be available without request).
    • Maps: https://www.dfwairport.com/map/index.php In this link, provided by Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport Official Site, you’ll find an interactive map of the Facilities (in English; which contains the majority of the Accessibility options listed in the section above). Even with a map in hand, new places can get you turned around, so if this happens, ask the staff for help to get you on your way.
    • Assistance Information: https://www.dfwairport.com/accessibility/index.php In this link, provided by Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport Official Site, you’ll find many links to helpful information for “Accessibility.” This includes information for those living with disabilities that involve walking, vision, and hearing.
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