Dallas Love Field
DAL The airport is located seven miles northwest of the downtown central business district of Dallas. The ride is about 20 minutes. This airport serves Dallas metropolitan area. DAL serves almost 7 million passengers annually. The airport handles 216 commercial and 122 air taxi operations daily. The airport has a main terminal with a West and East Concourse. The airport has 3 runways. The runways are from 6,000 feet to 8,800 feet in length. The airport was opened in 1917. The airport was officially named after First Lieutenant Moss Lee Love, who died in an airplane crash in San Diego, California. From I-35E: Take the Mockingbird Lane exit and proceed East on Mockingbird Lane. Turn left onto Cedar Springs Road and proceed to the terminal building. From U.S. 75 or the Dallas North Tollway:Take the Mockingbird Lane exit and proceed West on Mockingbird Lane. Turn right onto Cedar Springs Road and proceed to the terminal building. The first 30 minutes are free with $1 for the next 30 minutes and $3 for the next hour and $2/hr after that (maximum daily rate is $10). For long term garage parking the daily maximum rates is $7.
There are fast-food restaurants, coffee shops and bars at the airport. The airport does not have a chapel. There is a Children's Play Area located near Gate 12. There is no emergency room at the airport. Employment opportunities have not been listed at the web site but contact the City of Dallas Aviation Department at http://www.ci.dallas.tx.us/forms/avi/avi_form.htm for further information. There are newsstand and gifts shop located in the airport.