DFW is focused on air cargo – an essential industry to North Texas delivering more than $20 billion to the regional economy each year. Our central United States location positions DFW as the nexus of Latin America – Asia transit freight, and as an ideal hub for e-commerce. Strong Asian freighter service and the large American Airlines Latin America network add to DFW’s geographic advantage.
The Dallas Fort Worth metropolitan area ranks 4th in the United States with a population of 7.4 million and growing. The region is known for its business friendly climate, which directly impacts the movement of goods. Over 60 percent of all air cargo in the state of Texas is handled through DFW where it connects to key markets throughout the Americas, Asia, Middle East, and Europe.