DFW AIRPORT, Texas (CBSDFW.COM) – It’s open.
DFW Airport’s first Whataburger held its grand opening Wednesday, July 3 and the place was packed.READ MORE: Shooting And Flipped Vehicle Results In Section Of LBJ Freeway In Balch Springs Shut Down For Hours
Whataburger shared a photo of its first customer at the new location.
The airport announced last August it was adding the Texas favorite to its lineup of restaurants in Terminal E.READ MORE: Suspect Charged In Connection With Gas Explosion At Dallas Apartment Complex
At the time of the announcement, here’s what Whataburger said in a statement:
“We absolutely love hearing from so many fans traveling through DFW International Airport and are excited about the opportunity to cure their cravings. There are a number of factors that go into our decision to build a restaurant in any location, and this vote is one of several steps needed to move forward. At this time, no plans have been finalized. In the meantime, we encourage fans to visit us at any of our area restaurants for their favorite Whataburger meal 24 hours a day, seven days a week.”
Dallas Love Field has a Whataburger as well.
Last month, the iconic Texas-based fast food chain sold its majority ownership to an investment firm, BDT Capital Partners, LLC, in Chicago.MORE NEWS: Amid Fight Over Redistricting, Texas Legislature's 3rd Special Session Ends With Passage Of Bipartisan Bills
The company’s headquarters is expected to stay in San Antonio.