Dallas Love Field Airport

Overview summary

Dallas Love Field Airport is a city-owned public airport just 6 miles northwest of Downtown Dallas, Texas. Originally Dallas’ main airport until the opening of Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport in 1974, the airport offers seven FBOs, as well as general aviation services, for private jet travelers.

For private jet charter to or from Dallas Love Field Airport, call PrivateFly at +44 (0) 20 7100 6960.

History | Location | Facts

DALLAS LOVE FIELD AIRPORT HISTORY

Dallas Love Field is named after Moss L. Love, who was the 10th fatality in US army aviation history in 1913. The airport began in 1917 for training prospective pilots after the United States entry into World War I. Love Field served as a base for flight training for the US Army Air Service until 1927 when Dallas purchased the airport and opened it for civilian use.

In 1963, after President Kennedy’s assassination, Vice President Lyndon Johnson was administered the Presidential Oath of Office aboard Air Force One at Love Field Airport.

DALLAS LOVE FIELD AIRPORT LOCATION

Dallas Love Field Airport is located 6 miles northwest of downtown Dallas, Texas.

DALLAS LOVE FIELD AIRPORT FACTS

Airport Codes: DAL, KDAL
Elevation: 487 ft
Latitude: 32.85 N
Longitude: -96.85 E