10 Pet-friendly airports in the US
1. John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK)
John F. Kennedy International Airport is an international airport in Queens, New York. It is the primary international airport serving New York City. With a 10 rating, JFK has the most to offer those traveling with pets. In terminal 5, a large terrace features tables and chairs on 4,000 square feet of outdoor garden patio — also known as the “wooftop.”
2. Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport (ATL)
You’ll find an indoor post-security relief area in each concourse, along with a pre-security dog park that spans 1,000 square feet. The fully-fenced-in area has benches and biodegradable bags.
It also has a 24/7 onsite boarding facility, Pet Paradise, so you don’t have to leave them until last minute and you can see them as soon as you arrive back home.
3. Sky Harbor International Airport (PHX)
Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport is a civil-military public airport 3 miles east of downtown Phoenix, in Maricopa County, Arizona, United States. Three post-security areas have spots for pets to take potty breaks, drink water and stretch their legs.
Six other similar areas are located pre-security, are fully gated and are outside terminals 2, 3 and 4.
4. Los Angeles International Airport (LAX)
Los Angeles International Airport, commonly referred to as LAX, is the primary international airport serving Los Angeles, California, United States, and its surrounding metropolitan area With more pet relief stations than any other airport, LAX offers eight indoor areas for pets beyond security, as well as three outdoor stations.
The airport also has a seven-days-a-week PUP (pets unstressing passengers) program that features 30 trained dogs and handlers who provide a less stressful airport environment.
5. Minneapolis St. Paul International Airport (MSP)
Minneapolis–Saint Paul International Airport, also less commonly known as Wold-Chamberlain Field, is a joint civil-military public use international airport.
Now Boarding is just minutes from the Minneapolis/St. Paul International Airport, which makes us an easy and convenient choice for travelers. After your pet is checked in, you may leave your car in our lot and hop on one of our shuttles to either terminal at the MSP airport.
6. Austin-Bergstrom International Airport (AUS)
Austin’s airport has a “Dog Walk” that is landscaped, lighted and includes a pet drinking fountain, dog waste pick-up bag, and trash bins. While this is located pre-security, there is also a pet relief area in the outdoor patio post-security as well!
Bark and Moon, which is equipped with an outdoor play yard and dogs-only swimming pools, will valet your car to a covered parking lot and shuttle you to your terminal.
7. Reno-Tahoe International Airport (RNO)
The Reno-Tahoe International Airport (RNO) has 2 outdoor dog parks to serve their 4-legged passengers. The 2 “Bark Parks” are fully fenced with ADA accessibility, running water, mutt mitts to clean up after dogs, a fire hydrant, and a canopy for inclement weather.
It also has a popular Paws for Passengers program that helps to welcome and send off passengers.
8. Dallas Love Field Airport (DAL)
The large Pet Park allows animals to stretch, run and relieve themselves, and a smaller pet relief area can be found at the end of the baggage claim hall on the lower level. It’s located at the end of the Baggage Claim Hall on the upper level, and there is a smaller pet relief area on the lower level as well. There is also a small animal relief area inside the secure portion of the terminal.
9. Denver International Airport (DEN)
The pet relief rooms are conveniently located post-security in the center cores of A, B and C Gates. Also, there is a pre-security outdoor pet relief area located just outside door 200 on the west side of the Jeppesen Terminal. All pet relief areas are compliant with the Americans with Disabilities Act.
10. Dallas/Ft. Worth International Airport (DFW)
Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport is the primary international airport serving the Dallas–Fort Worth metroplex area in the U.S. state of Texas. It is the largest hub for American Airlines, which is headquartered near the airport. There is a pet relief area in each terminal of DFW. These are located curbside (outside of the secure area) in Terminals B and C, and airside (inside the secure area) at gates A28, B28, D18, and E31.