Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport (DFW) is about halfway between the cities of Dallas and Fort Worth, Texas. Couple this prime location with the airport's massive size, and it's easy to see why DFW serves hundreds of worldwide destinations.
One benefit of DFW being so vast is that Priority Pass™ members could have many options to escape one of the busiest airports in the world.
Options for Priority Pass at DFW
The Priority Pass network of lounges and restaurants is strong at DFW Airport. At the time of writing, here are the facilities that Priority Pass members can access during a wait at DFW.
Minute Suites – Terminal A and Terminal D
Despite the name, a standard allowance at a Minute Suite is an hour. Each suite has a comfortable daybed sofa, pillows, fresh blankets and a sound-masking system. Common amenities like Wi-Fi, TV, internet and air conditioning are also included. If you don't need a nap, you could use your suite's workstation. You can also access the latest flight information to stay on top of your trip's status.
Terminal A Minute Suites
- Location: Near Gate A38
- Hours: 24 hours
- Amenities include Wi-Fi, TV, internet and air conditioning
Terminal D Minute Suites
- Location: Near Gate D23
- Hours: 24 hours
- Amenities include TV, internet/Wi-Fi, air conditioning, flight info and fax machine
It could be helpful to contact Minute Suites before you visit and make a reservation.
Gameway – Terminal B and Terminal E
A fun twist on what you'd expect from an airport lounge, Gameway is equipped with gaming stations. Each one includes high speed internet, noise-canceling headphones, charging ports and luggage storage. Pass the time with many recent games in a comfortable leather chair, even if you're not much of a gamer.
You'll also find common amenities like food, drinks, TV and air conditioning. The standard visit limit is 2 hours, and DFW airport has two Gameway locations participating in the Priority Pass network:
Terminal B Gameway
- Location: Near the Skylink and Gate B42
- Hours: 6 a.m. to 8 p.m. Central Time daily
Terminal E Gameway
- Location: Near Gate 16
- Hours: 5 a.m. to 8 p.m. Central Time daily
The Club DFW – Terminal D
Priority Pass members can access this DFW The Club location which has a welcoming open floor plan. The lounge is filled with several food options, spacious seating, a full-service bar and quiet areas. You can also relax and unwind on the balcony.
- Location: Airside, Mezzanine Floor near Gate 27
- Hours: 4 a.m. to 10:30 p.m. Central Time daily
- Amenities include Wi-Fi, refreshments, shower, TV, air conditioning, flight info, workstations and digital media
Tip: If you're not departing from Terminal D, you'll have to access the lounge using Skylink. Otherwise, you'll have to pass through security again.
Spas in the Priority Pass network at DFW
Be Relax is a chain of spas with two locations in DFW. Priority Pass members can choose from several services, including massage and aromatherapy:
- Terminal B: Next to gate B28
- Terminal D: Next to gate D21
These pampering services might be just what's needed to unwind before or after a flight.
How to access DFW locations with your Priority Pass
Here are several ways to get airport lounge access: Priority Pass membership, Club Pass and as a credit card benefit.
Priority Pass Membership
When you sign up for a membership with Priority Pass, you can choose from annual plans that start at $99. The membership levels suit different travel needs. For instance, if you want unlimited access to lounges, consider the Prestige membership plan. The Club airport lounges participate in the Priority Pass network, so you can access The Club lounges at DFW with a Priority Pass membership.
Club Pass from The Club
A single-use Club Pass can give you direct access to The Club DFW in Terminal D, described above. You can enjoy the same experience you'd get with a Priority Pass membership. For more information about a Club Pass, visit TheClubAirportLounges.com.
Complimentary Priority Pass Select membership with Chase Sapphire Reserve
The Chase Sapphire Reserve® credit card has many benefits, from rewards to travel and purchase coverage. If you have this card, you can activate a complimentary Priority Pass Select membership. That provides access to lounges in the Priority Pass network at DFW, and a maximum of 2 guests can accompany you. The Sapphire Reserve card does have an annual fee.
Getting around DFW Airport
The best way to move around DFW might be the light rail train, Skylink. It connects the 5 terminals and runs every 2 minutes, all day long. Plus, if you haven't already passed security, you could use a van shuttle to move between terminals; a shuttle runs every 10 minutes. Walkways connect Terminals A and B as well as C and D.
About Dallas-Fort Worth (DFW) Airport
In terms of aircraft movements and passenger traffic, DFW consistently ranks among the busiest airports anywhere. It features 28 airlines which provide service to over 260 destinations worldwide.
Besides TSA, DFW Airport also has its own police, emergency medical services and fire protection. It even has its own ZIP Code: 75261. You can access DFW from all major roads and interstates, including from the Dallas and Fort Worth public transit systems.
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