Dallas Fort Worth International Airport celebrated 50 years of operations Jan. 13.

According to their website, the airport opened in 1974 with four terminals. Today there are five terminals with a sixth scheduled to open this year. The number of gates increased from 66 to 171 over the half-century. Additional then-and-now stats include that DFW started out with services from nine airlines and now boasts 28 airlines.

“With an estimated 80 million passengers in 2023, DFW is now the second-busiest airport in the world," the airport’s website states. "With its central location, DFW allows customers to reach any major metropolitan area in North America within four hours."

Anniversary celebration activities held Jan. 13 included 50th anniversary giveaways, including a special limited edition Coca-Cola bottle. Travelers could also experience selfie stations and surprise performances in selected terminals. The airport’s website also informs that additional celebrations will happen throughout the year.