Detroit Metro Airport (DTW)
Facilities and Services
(Detroit, Michigan - MI, USA)
Detroit Metro Airport (DTW) boasts comprehensive eating, shopping and passenger amenities within its main terminal buildings and concourse areas (A, B and C). The modern Edward H. McNamara Terminal was opened in 2002 and is highly regarded in Michigan for its architecture and stylish interior.
There are over 70 shops and eateries located at the airport, including many familiar fast-food giants, newsagent chains and some popular duty free stores. Also onsite at Detroit Metro Airport are family restrooms, a shoeshine service, various vending machines, frequently updated flight information displays, a play area for children and foreign currency exchange outlets. If you are looking for something to read as you fly, then the Heritage Books stores are the place to come.
Airport Information Desks
Tel: +1 734 247 7678
The information desks are manned by airport staff wearing distinctive green waistcoats. These desks should be your first port of call if you are in need of any airline or travel related assistance.
Shops, Duty-Free and Retail Outlets
The McNamara Terminal is your best bet for shopping, with some 30 shops based around the gates and the Central Link Area. Here you will find stores such as Brighton Collectibles, Brooks Brothers, CNBC News Detroit, DTW Express, DTW Travel Mart, Heritage Books, Sugar Rush and Tumi, where an assortment of luggage and travel accessories await. The North Terminal features roughly a dozen stores, with a branch of Duty Free Americas appearing in both terminals being packed with tax-free items.
Bars, Cafés and Restaurants
There are many different places to eat at Detroit's Metropolitan Wayne County Airport. Situated in the McNamara Berry Terminal, passengers can choose between more than 40 eateries and bars, including names such as Burger King, the Coffee Beanery Cafe, Detroit 500, Einstein Bros. Bagels, the Grey Goose Martini Lounge, Hungry Howie's Pizza, Jose Cuervo Tequileria, McDonald's and the Mediterranean Grill. In the North Terminal, some 20 eateries include Caribou Coffee, the Champps Restaurant and Bar, Cheeburger Cheeburger, Le Petit Bistro, TGI Friday's and Villa Pizza (Fresh Italian Kitchen).
Currency Exchange, Business and Conference Facilities
Although there is good Internet access, workstations and plenty of payphones, for the best business facilities you will need to head to one of the onsite hotels. The Detroit Airport Marriott Hotel is a good bet for meeting rooms and possible conferences, as is the neighboring Westin Hotel. ATM cash points are located in all of the terminal buildings, in areas such as the ticket lobbies, baggage claim, the parking garage (Level 6) and various airline gates. There are several bureau de change outlets, along with a postal service for letters and postcards.
Tel: +1 800 642 1978
Travelers passing through DTW with special needs or disabilities can be assured of excellent facilities. Wheelchair assistance can be requested from your airline, and guardians or care assistants may be permitted to accompany travelers all the way to the aircraft gate. Also to hand are some 45 wheelchair-adapted restrooms and more than 25 family restrooms. TDD and TTY telephones are in good supply within both of the terminals. If you are concerned that your special needs may cause problems, it is advisable to call ahead first, to discuss your needs.