Flying to the Metroplex

If you are flying into the metroplex, you’ll be flying into Love Field (Southwest and some Delta flights) or Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport (all other flights).

Love Field (DAL)
Dallas Love Field is the smaller of the two major airports in the Dallas/Fort Worth metroplex. All Dallas/Fort Worth bound Southwest flights arrive at Love Field.

LocationLove Field is located near downtown Dallas between I-35 East and Loop 12.

Time to Denton: Between 9am and 3pm: Approximately 45 minutes. From 7am to 9am and 3pm to 7pm: Approximately 75 minutes.

Ground TransportationRental car counters are located in the hallway between security and baggage claim. Rental cars are picked up off-site (less than 5 minutes away). Uber/Lyft ($50-80) pick up across from the baggage claim in the are with blue signs stating “App-based ride services.” Taxis are located across from the terminal ramp. You must cross the street toward Parking Garage A to reach the taxi stand. If you would like to coordinate shared travel from Love Field, you can enter your information on this spreadsheet and locate fellow attendees arriving at similar times. Make sure that everyone is arriving at the same airport. You may also enter your departure information on a separate spreadsheet to coordinate rides back to your airport. CPTSC provides these spreadsheets as a courtesy to the attendees. Attendees are responsible for their own safety.

Dallas Fort Worth International (DFW)
DFW is a major international airport with five terminals. The airport and property is larger than the island of Manhattan. All airlines except Southwest arrive at DFW. American arrives at terminals A, B, C, D, and E. All other domestic flights arrive at terminal E.

LocationDFW is located between the cities of Dallas and Fort Worth and is bounded by SH 114, SH 360, President George H.W. Bush Turnpike, and SH 183.

Time to Denton: Between 9am and 3pm: Approximately 35 minutes. From 7am to 9am and 3pm to 7pm: Approximately 65 minutes.

Ground TransportationRental car shuttles are available on the lower level of the terminal and will take you to the Rental Car Center (about 10 minutes away). Uber/Lyft ($50-80) pick up locations vary on terminal; check your app. Taxis are located on the lower level. If you would like to coordinate shared travel from DFW, you can enter your information on this spreadsheet and locate fellow attendees arriving at similar times. Make sure that everyone is arriving at the same airport. You may also enter your departure information on a separate spreadsheet to coordinate rides back to your airport. CPTSC provides these spreadsheets as a courtesy to the attendees. Attendees are responsible for their own safety.