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Airports and Airport Transportation

Ann Arbor Airport (City of Ann Arbor)

801 Airport, State & Ellsworth [map]
(734) 994-2841

Corporate and private flights, air ambulance service, flight instruction, aircraft fuel, and aircraft maintenance. Charter flights provided by Flagship Private Air (926-2000). No commercial passenger service. Car rental by Alamo Rental Car, Enterprise Rent-a-Car, and National Rental (all can be reached at 769-8437). Terminal bldg. open daily 7 a.m.-8 p.m.; summer, 7 a.m.-9 p.m., (click Departments, then Airport).

Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport (DTW)

General information: (734) 247-7678

Parking information (24-hour line): (800) 642-1978

Airport police: (734) 942-5212


Detroit Metro (DTW) is south of I-94 at exit 198 (Merriman Rd.), about 25 miles east of Ann Arbor. An alternate route to the McNamara Terminal is I-94 east to I-275 south and then to exit 15 (Eureka Rd.). For drivers meeting arriving flights, "cell phone lots" are located on the East Service Dr. and Eureka.

DTW offers long-term parking for $11-$23 per day. The McNamara Terminal Parking Structure $23/day. The Big Blue Deck parking structure $13/day, includes 24-hour shuttle service to the McNamara Terminal. Both the McNamara and Big Blue lots have electric car charging stations. The Green Lot, $11 per day, offers service to both terminals. See website for hourly parking rates.

Private parking lots with approximately 25,000 spaces are north of I-94 along Merriman Rd. Lots offer 24-hour shuttle service to terminals and charging stations for electric cars. These lots cost $9-$12/day; all offer AAA discounts. Check websites for coupons. Contact Airlines Parking, (800) 300-9069,; Park-N-Go, (734) 729-3999,; Qwik Park, (888) 844-7275,; or U.S. Park (800) 447-7275,

Airport Transportation

Door-to-door transportation to Metro Airport is available 24 hours a day at a flat rate. Rates below are for trips from Ann Arbor to the airport. Pickups, typically cost more.

A2 Area Metro Ride. (734) 994-5984. $55 flat rate to Metro for up to 4 people. Airport pickups. Reservations advised.

Accent Airport Transportation. (734) 678-8090. Airport $55. Daily 24 hours.,

AirRide. (734) 707-7247. Public/private partnership between TheRide and Michigan Flyer. $12/person one-way with advance reservation online. $15/person one-way walk-on, cash only, exact change. Discounts available for seniors, children, and riders with disabilities. Free on-board Wi-Fi. Advance reservations recommended. Stops at Blake Transit Center (parking at the Fourth and William structure across the street, $2/day, 2-week limit); and the McNamara Ground Transportation Center and North Terminal Ground Transportation Center at DTW. Call for reservations or book online at

Ann Arbor Airport Shuttle, Inc. (734) 699-8500. 24-hour door-to-door shuttle transportation throughout U-M campus, Ann Arbor, and neighboring cities. See website for one-way rates starting at $32 for one passenger. Group discounts available.,

Ann Arbor Metro Airport Car (734) 507-9220. Shared-ride shuttle & private taxi, $60 flat rate one-way Ann Arbor or Ypsilanti to airport. Daily service 6 a.m.-7 p.m. Same-day reservations available; 24-hour notice preferred.

Lisa's Sedan Service (734) 778-5210. Daily, 24-hour service for up to six passengers. $39 flat rate one-way to airport; $49 one-way from airport. Up to 6 passengers.

Metro Cars (800) 456-1701. Sedans estimated at $74 total for 1-4 passengers. See website for larger group rates. Limited luggage; 24-hour advance notice preferred. Daily 24 hours. Smart phone app: MetroCars.,

Network Car Service, LLC. (734) 787-8200. Private car service. Rates vary with vehicle size/type, starting with $80 to airport. Faculty and student discounts.

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