Top 5 Kid-Friendly Airports in the USA


Traveling with children aged infant to teen isn’t always the easiest task, especially when trying to navigate and survive a big airport trip in a not so familiar city. There are actually tons of airports across the United States that offer helpful, kid-friendly features, however, from nursing stations for infants to children’s playgrounds and free wifi for older kiddos.
We think there is a clear choice for the top 5 most kid-friendly airports in America, so consider traveling through these ports during your next trip with the young ones!

  • Baltimore Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport – BWI 
    • Infants – 2 nursing stations with electric outlets and chairs near women’s restrooms on Concourse C
    • Children – Expansive children’s play area in the Observation Gallery
    • Teens – Free wifi for 45 minutes plus local historic education about Civil Rights activist Thurgood Marshall
  • Chicago O’Hare International – ORD
    • Infants – Mother’s rooms in all terminals
    • Children – Playspace provided by the Children’s Museum of Chicago with a mock plane, cockpit, and LEGO-filled play area
    • Teens – Free wifi for 30 minutes plus ‘Play it Safe’ exhibit education from Chicago Fire Department
  • Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport – DFW, Texas
    • Infants – 3 full nursing rooms throughout
    • Children – Junior Flyer Club in A13 providing padded playground and climbing tower
    • Teens – Free 60 minute tours of local art program offerings
  • Minneapolis – St. Paul International Airport – MSP
    • Infants – 2 fully stocked lactation centers
    • Children – 2 different children’s areas with mock planes, control towers, and more
    • Teens – 2 free hours of wifi
      **Autism/sensory help bonus**
  • Miami International Airport – MIA, Florida
    • Infants – MIAmamas Suites for private feedings
    • Children – Plane Fun interactive children’s area with toddler space and video screen floor simulating take off
    • Teens – Touch screen photo ops within the Plane Fun area
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