About six miles from Downtown Dallas, Love Field is served by destinations throughout the United States, and is the headquarters of Southwest Airlines, one of the world's leading low-cost carriers. From budget friendly inns to luxury suites, you can find an excellent mix of affordable and high-end hotels only a very short journey from Dallas Love Field. Many of these hotels offer regular shuttle services to and from the airport for your convenience.
A Domestic Airport Close to Central Dallas
Dallas Love Field handles domestic traffic – international flights come into Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport – but is still a fairly large airport, with three runways and one large terminal building. If you’re using public transport, the airport is served by DART bus route 524, and by the Orange and Green line light rail services.
By car, Dallas Love Field is easily accessed off Interstate 35E or the North Dallas Tollway. There’s plenty of parking at the airport, and a wide selection of car hire and taxi firms.
Part Airport, Part Gallery: Dallas Love Field's Art Exhibits
The airport is decorated with work by local artists, including depictions of Texas landmarks, abstract art and sculpture. In fact, Love Field even operates its own arts programme, with permanent exhibits including the spectacular 'World Map' terrazzo and the 'North Texas Sunrise' mosaic wall.
Dining at Love Field
There’s a wide range of food available at Dallas Love Field, so there’s no need to board your flight hungry. Indulge in gourmet cuisine, grab a hamburger, enjoy an aromatic Chinese dish or try some spicy Mexican food. If you’re not looking for a full meal, sit back and relax with a coffee, wine or beer at one of the airport’s cafés and bars.
Live Music on the Love Field Stage
Dallas Love Field even has its own live music stage. The Love Field Stage hosts local musicians every weekday lunchtime, from 11am to 2pm – so you can check out some authentic Dallas musical talent while grabbing a bite to eat or waiting for your flight.
Shopping at Dallas Love Field
If you need a few travel essentials at the last minute, Dallas Love Field has plenty of shops selling everything from cosmetics to electronics. For more shopping, head to the airport early and schedule a stop at NorthPark Center, just a 20-minute drive away. This huge mall has more than 200 upmarket stores and restaurants, which includes a wide selection of high-fashion retailers. It even has a large children's library, and is home to some impressive painted sculptures.
Other Places to Visit Near Dallas Love Field
Next to Love Field is the Frontiers of Flight Museum, where you learn about aviation history and Texas' role in aircraft development. Head to the top of the Reunion Tower for an unforgettable view of the Dallas skyline, explore the Dallas Holocaust Museum, or see the exotic fish, mammals and birds at the Dallas World Aquarium. Love Field is also just a 20-minute drive from the Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center, one of America's largest conference venues.