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Air carriers from around the globe benefit from DFW’s competitive advantages:

  • Seven runways
  • No slot controls or curfews
  • More than 50 million consumers can be reached within 24 hours by truck
  • 98 percent of the U.S. population can be reached via truck within 48 hours or less
  • Four hours or less by air from every major North American market, with nonstop service to more than 200 destinations worldwide
  • Considered some of the lowest landing fees in the industry worldwide
  • Continual investment in facilities and infrastructure
  • Central North American location
  • Full-range logistics support resources including freight forwarders, customs brokers, third-party logistics companies and trucking firms are located on or near Airport property
  • Almost 3 million square feet of cargo facilities on site, including ramp parking for 11 747-400 aircraft
  • Located at a transshipping crossroads with superior air, road and rail access to major international markets
  • Ease of highway access for trucking
  • 98 percent of all international perishable shipments are cleared within two hours by the U.S. Department of Agriculture
  • Most other shipments clear U.S. Customs within four hours of arrival
  • Over 1,100 acres leased for cargo / warehouse developments
  • Over 12,100,000 square feet of cargo / warehouse buildings constructed
  • Over $400 million invested by developers in cargo / warehouse buildings
  • A380 and other next generation aircraft can be handled
  • 24-hour-a-day/seven-day-a-week operations
     
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