Founder's Plaza Observation Area, Irving

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  • Founders' Plaza is conveniently located just off the convergence of several major highways (Interstate-635, Highways 114 & 121) and very near several other sites worth visiting as well as a a large se...  more »
  • Cool place to see what matter most celebrated properly. The attention to detail is grand. Watch our mightiest jets roar in and out as you read about our founders and branches of the service that have ...  more »
  • It's always amazed me how planes land and take off. Even with technology at hand, we can see the excellent talents that pilots and co-pilots have when weather is involved, especially when it's windy. ...  more »
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  • I really enjoy sitting at founders plaza when waiting for a flight. It's also close to grapevine mills mall, so I usually grab lunch then head to founders to watch the planes take off and land while I eat. If you sit at the picnic tables you can also hear the air traffic controllers talking on the radio. They also have binocular stands that the kids really enjoy. Great place for a fun but educational family outting without the crowds.
  • If you have children that enjoy watching aircraft land and take off, then this is the place. There are benches and a few picnic type tables to share a snack while taking in the sights and sounds of DFW airport. Also, there is speaker that allows you to hear the air traffic controllers and pilots communicate. Get site for a Texas sunset as well.
  • A great place to see the planes land and take off at the dfw airport. Can listen in to the conversation between control tower and the pilots. Take some pizza or burgers and have a nice little picnic lunch but do not feed the birds there, it's posted.
  • Best place to watch planes landing in DFW. There are plenty of picnic tables, parking space and this place is very family friendly. Every time I visit this place, I see families with kids enjoying the view of the planes.
  • Great photo opportunities here where man and nature seem to come together, a must visit place for those who've never experienced flight.

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