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Busiest US Airports with Kid-Friendly Zone

Updated: Jun 15



Busiest US Airports with Kid-Friendly Zone

Baltimore Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport (BWI) For New Moms/Infants: Two nursing stations are available before security with electric outlets and chairs within the entrance to the women's restrooms on Concourse C's upper and lower levels. For Young Kids: A children's play area is located in the Observation Gallery with parts of a real plane they explore. For Tweens & Teens: Free Wi-Fi is available for 45 minutes after watching a brief ad; it can be renewed.


Boston Logan International (BOS) For New Moms/Infants: The Kidsport has a separate play area for infants. Rocking chairs are found throughout the airport, and private nursing rooms are located in Terminals A, C and E. (Terminal A is a nursery; Terminal C and E have Mamava Suites.) All men's and women's rooms have changing tables. For Young Kids: Two separate plat areas, including the Kidport, designed by the Children's Museum of Boston. The indoor playground features a baggage-claim slide, a climb-worthy airplane and window display area.

3 play area :

Terminal A- post-security in the Satellite building by Gate 18

Terminal B- post-security near Gate B29.

Terminal C- post-security in the area prior to Gate 25.

For Tweens & Teens: Free Wi-Fi is available throughout the airport, and charging stations are built in seating areas.


Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport (CVG) For New Moms/Infants: There are no designated nursing rooms at the airport. Companion Care Restrooms are best-suited for families and are near Gate A-11 and B-13. For Young Kids: Play Areas are available with climbing structures at both the Food Court in Concourse B and near Gate A-10 in Concourse A. For Tweens & Teens: Free Wi-Fi is available throughout the airport.


Chicago O'Hare International (ORD) For New Moms/Infants: Mother's Rooms are available in all terminals with a place to nurse, pump and care for small children. A sink, diaper changing area, electrical outlets and comfortable seating is available. Open 24/7, you will find them at Terminal 1, Gate B10; Terminal 2, Crossover Between Gates E5 and F8; Terminal 3, Rotunda; and Terminal 5, M14 For Young Kids: The Children's Museum of Chicago has designed a plane that needs fueling, a cockpit in a fantasy helicopter, a luggage station and an air-control tower. The play area, which also has LEGO, is fully accessible to all children and is located at Terminal 2, Gate F1. For Tweens & Teens: 30 minutes of complimentary Wi-Fi and 18 power stations across Terminals 1, 2, 3 and 5.


Dallas - Fort Worth International Airport (DFW) For New Moms/Infants: Three nursing rooms are located in the airport: A18, B40 and E14. For Young Kids: A Junior Flyer Club in A13 is an aviation-themed, padded playground with an indoor runway, an airplane, a car and a traffic control tower for kids to climb.

There are FIVE, yes I said that right, play areas in this airport! There is one in each terminal except for Terminal E. Non-American Airlines affiliates fly through Terminal E (the only one without a play area).Terminal A – Gate A13,Terminal B – Gate B12,Terminal C – Gate C14

Terminal D–  McDonald’s Play area near Gate D33

For Tweens & Teens: Wi-Fi is free, but you will need to supply an email address.



Denver International Airport (DEN) For New Moms/Infants: Large Family restrooms are located on each concourse and throughout the Jeppesen Terminal. The airport is finalizing the addition of specified nursing rooms in 2017. For Young Kids: A play zone is available for little kids to get out their energy in Concourse B. For Tweens & Teens: Free Wi-Fi is available across the airport.


Detroit Metropolitan Wayne Airport (DTW) For New Moms/Infants: Family Restrooms with a changing table, diaper dispenser, bench and toilet are located in each terminal and gate area.

7 Play Areas : 4 in concourse A, 2 in concourse B and 1 in concourse C. For Young Kids: It will be difficult to keep the kids away from the water feature at the airport, but this cool fountain in the McNamara terminal, Concourse A, has 45 "leap frog" water shoots made by the same creators at the Bellagio Hotel in Las Vegas.

McNamara Terminal: by Gates A18, B20 and C4

For Tweens & Teens: Complimentary Wi-Fi is available across the airport.


Dulles International Airport ( IAD)

For New Moms/Infants: Nursing rooms are located in four pre-security locations and four post-security locations: A20, B70, C11 and D1. The B location includes a private bathroom and the C location includes a sink. For Young Kids: Concourse B is home to a kids' play area that was developed by NASA. Interactive games, slides and aviation-themed play is available, and parents can enjoy comfortable seats and charging stations. For Tweens & Teens: Free Wi-Fi is available throughout the airport, and free charging stations are located in many gate areas in each terminal.


Fort Lauderdale- Hollywood International Airport (FLL)

For New Moms/Infants: Family restrooms are located in Terminals 1, 3 and 4 and the Rental Car Center. A nursing room is located outside of the Delta Sky Club in Terminal 2. For Young Kids: Although the airport does not offer a playground as of May, 2017, a cloud-themed playground is in the works. The Terminal 1 modernization program will finish with a 2,000-square-foot art installation and playground. For Tweens & Teens: Complimentary Wi-Fi is available throughout the airport.


George Bush International Airport (IAH) For New Moms/Infants: Nurseries are available at Terminal B and D. For Young Kids: There is no play area available at this Houston airport. For Tweens & Teens: Wi-Fi is free throughout the airport, with charging stations at each terminal. For All: Music and art performances are offered daily at the airport in Terminal A's Southside Connector and the North Atrium.


John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK) For New Moms/Infants: Nursing stations are located in Terminal 4's West Retail Hall, Terminal 5's Gate 12 and Terminal 8's Gate 14. Family restrooms can be found near Gates A in Terminal 4 and 5, and four post-security gates in Terminal 8. There are no nursing rooms or family restrooms in Terminal 1 or 2. There are no nursing rooms in Terminal 7, and the terminal's family restrooms are all pre-security. For Young Kids: A play area with soft climbing structures is available at the JetBlue terminal. For Tweens & Teens: Complimentary Wi-Fi is located throughout the airport. Charging stations are located across the airport.


La Guardia Airport (LGA) For New Moms/Infants: A freestanding nursing suite is available for moms with a fold-down table, bench, electrical outer and room for luggage or a stroller. It is offered in Terminal B, Concourse A. For Young Kids: There is no play area available at LGA. For Tweens & Teens: Free Wi-Fi is only available for 30 minutes. Additional Wi-Fi will need to be purchased. Charging stations are located across the terminals.



Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) For New Moms/Infants: Nursing Rooms are located in each terminal, with eight rooms in total. For Young Kids: At the International Terminal, the airport offers a beach-themed play area with soft climbing structures like surfboards and waves. For Tweens & Teens: Free Wi-Fi is available for 45 minutes before an interruption with an ad before unlimited access begins.


McCarran International Airport (LAS)

For New Moms/Infants: Family Restrooms are located throughout the airport, but there is no dedicated space for nursing mothers. For Young Kids: Kids will find an aviation-themed playground with a miniature control tower and mock jet engine at the D Gates,level 2 above rotunda in Terminal 1.

For Tweens & Teens: Free Wi-Fi is available across the airport and free Recharge Zone workstations are available in the gate areas.



Miami International Airport ( MIA)

For New Moms/Infants: MIAmamas suites provide a private place to nurse and are located on each concourse. Unisex bathrooms for families are located through the terminal. For Young Kids: Plane Fun interactive children's play area is located on Concourse E near Gate E5. (It is accessible via Concourse D, too.) For Tweens & Teens: Complimentary Wi-Fi is only available to access airlines, hotels, rental cars and visitors' bureaus in the area. Your teen will have to pay per 30 minutes of service or purchase a 24-hour plan. The play area has a toddler space, a control tower, a fake hot air balloon with video screen floor that simulates taking off above Miami, remote controlled airplanes and touch screens with photo ops.



Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport (MSP) For New Moms/Infants: There are two lactation centers at Terminal 1 and one at Terminal 2 with a sink, electrical outlets and comfortable seating. Quiet searing areas are located in Terminal 1-Lindbergh on the Mezzanine Level. For Young Kids: Two children's play areas are available with a mock airplane, control tower, slides, and electrical outlets near adult seating area. These are found at Terminal 1-Lindbergh and terminal 2-Humphrey.

The play area is conveniently located right next to the Concourse Tram entrance/exit in Concourse C, Terminal 1-Lindbergh, Gate C12.

For Tweens & Teens: Free Wi-Fi is available throughout the airport for two hours, and are welcome to reenroll in more sessions as the end. Non-interrupted use is a very minimal fee for 24 hours.



Nashville International Airport (BNA) For New Moms/Infants: Only one nursing room is available at the airport, featuring changing stations, a sink, electrical outlets and a comfy chair. It is at the A/B Food Court. For Young Kids: Three padded play areas with LEGO, tunnels, slides and climbing walls are available at the far end of all three concourses. The aviation theme can be found at A and B, while a Nashville Zoo partnership is found at C. For Tweens & Teens: Free Wi-Fi is accessible across the airport.