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Detroit Metropolitan Airport (DTW) is one of the world’s leading air transportation hubs with more than 1,100 flights per day to and from four continents. DTW is operated by the Wayne County Airport Authority (WCAA), which also operates nearby Willow Run Airport (YIP), an important corporate, cargo and general aviation facility. WCAA drives economic activity. Its airports are not only responsible for creating jobs, but also sustaining more than 86,000 jobs throughout the state.

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DTW Through the Years

Since Detroit Metro Airport’s founding in the late 1920s, DTW has played a key role in the nation’s aviation system. Decades later, DTW continues to build on that legacy, expanding its reach around the globe.

Learn about our history

Contact DTW

(734) AIRPORT (247-7678)

Automated assistance available 24/7; personal assistance available during Airport Authority business hours (Mon. – Fri., 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m., excluding holidays).

Experience Detroit

Motown. Hockeytown. The Motor City. Detroit goes by a lot of names, but one thing that never changes about Detroit is the pride. Experience the hardworking spirit and stunning history of Michigan's premier city.

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Careers at DTW

DTW and airport business partners rely on a strong team of talented professionals to keep the region moving.

Find Business Opportunities

Businesses can participate in the growth and development that occurs daily at DTW.

Strategic Plan

The airport is committed to safe, secure, and dynamic air travel. DTW is creating economic vitality through global travel, cargo, and business opportunities.