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  • 3.5hrs connecting from HKG to Cancun via Dallas
    Sep 30, 2015
    I bought ticket together with American Airlines, from Hong Kong (I have a valid US B1/B2 visa) via Dallas to Cancun with the same airline, same agent. Do I need to go through security and immigration and check my bag again in dallas? I assumed my bags can be checked through from HKG to Cancun. Just want to make sure.


    You will have to go through Immigration and Security in Dallas. You should not have to claim your bags because you are on an International to International transfer.


    Sep 30, 2015
    I have a two hour fifteen minute layover from my flight with AA from Shanghai to my connecting flight with AA to Atlanta, is this enough time and will I need to pick up my bags and re-check them?


    That should be enough time. You will claim your bags to go through US Customs then re-check them at the re-check desk immediately after.


    Any idea I go to after getting off, totally unfamiliar with the airport. Thanks for your fast response!


    Any idea which terminal I go to after getting off, totally unfamiliar with the airport.


    You will depart from Terminal A or C.


    Awesome, thanks!


  • A to D
    Sep 30, 2015
    How long would you say it takes to get from terminal A9 to D36?


    Less than 10 minutes on the SkyLink train.


  • International Connection
    Sep 25, 2015
    I arrive at DFW from Chihuahua Mexico at 10:04am and I have a connection flight to Beijing at 11:30am, is it enough 1ht 26min to clear customs and get to my Beijing flight. I´m using American Airlines.


    That should be barely enough time if everything goes smoothly. Both flights will be in Terminal D and you will have to go through US Immigration, Customs, and Security during your connection.


    Thanks a loto for your prompt response. Best Regards.


  • DTW -> DFW -> DXB
    Sep 25, 2015
    i am flying from Detroit to Dallas. My next flight to Dubail in 3 hours. looks like i have to check out the bags and go to terminal D from A. Do i have sufficient time to claim bags and reach terminal D? Do i need to clear immigration in Dallas? Please advise.


    That should be enough time. You have to take a shuttle bus from A to D. No, there is no US Immigration when leaving the US.


  • Flying out to India from DFW 1 hr 5min lay over
    Sep 25, 2015
    I am flying from Charlotte to India connecting thru Dallas and then HongKong I have 1 hr 5 min lay over in Dallas to make my HongKong flight. I will not have checked in luggage. Do I go thru passport control or security in Dallas for the HongKong flight? US Citizen. I will be arriving to Terminal E with US and leaving with American Airlines to HongKong.


    There is no US Customs when leaving the US. You will just show your passport to the gate agent when boarding the plane.


  • DFW Flight to Hong Kong 1 hr lay over
    Sep 25, 2015
    I have a connecting flight in Dallas ( coming from Charlotte) to HongKong. Do I need to clear customs? My layover is only 1 hr. Can I make my flight?


    There is no US Customs when leaving the US. All you have to do is go from your arrival gate in terminal A, C, or E to your departure gate in Terminal D. The SkyLink train connects all terminals inside security. You have enough time.


  • British Airways LHR to DFW connecting ALASKA AIR to PDX
    Sep 22, 2015
    We have 1 hour 10 minutes to clear customs and catch an Alaska Airlines flight to Portland OR - is that enough time.


    NO! That is not enough time. You need at least 100 minutes.


  • Montreal - Dallas - Cancun
    Sep 21, 2015
    I am flying from Montreal to Cancun, Mexico, with a connection in DFW. The time between the arrival and departure in DFW is 52 minutes. Will that be enough?


    Flight is with AA.


    Yes, that should be enough time. You will pre-clear US Immigration and Customs in Montreal.


  • Houston to Dallas to Sydney travel
    Sep 20, 2015
    I am traveling from Houston to Dallas by American eagles airlines to connect Sydney by qantas airlines. The layover time is 1 hour 40 minutes. Will it be enough to connect? Can baggage be booked at Houston? I have both the flights on same ticket and I ab not an American should I have to go through immigration


    Yes, bags will be checked in Houston. All you have to do in Dallas is go from your arrival gate in Terminal B to your departure gate in Terminal D. There is no US Immigration when leaving the US. You have enough time.


    Thanks a lot for your prompt response. Much appreciated


  • LHR - DFW - SYD
    Sep 15, 2015
    Hi AA flight inbound to DFW from LHR, QF7 out from DFW to SYD (separate booking) with heaps of time between flights. Is it mandatory to have to clear customs for international to international transfers? Assuming I don't have any checked baggage, is it possible to check in to my QF flight while on the secure side of the airport at a Qantas lounge or transfer desk or similar? Many thanks in advance DM


    You have to go through US Immigration and customs for all International arrivals to the US, even when continuing on to another country.


    Thanks for your prompt response


  • Connection time sufficient?
    Sep 15, 2015
    My flight from BNA to DFW is scheduled to arrive at 18:03 and my connecting flight to AUH (Ethihad airways) departs at 19:20. I am worried if the connection time is good enough. Please can you help clarify?


    Did you purchase your tickets on the same reservation or separate ones? If same reservation it should be enough time. If separate I don't think it is.


  • connection time
    Sep 14, 2015
    Is an hour and a half enough time to clear customs and immigration and get to a domestic flight. Arriving from SYD and connecting to TPA on Qantas.


    That is barely enough time. note that the flight to TPA will be operated by American Airlines.


  • Connection time long enough?
    Sep 13, 2015
    We have a 57 minute layover between a domestic American Airlines flight from Little Rock - Dallas FW to QANTAS International flight to Australia. Tickets purchased together through Expedia as a package. Seems like a very tight window. Will we make it in time?


    That is enough time if your flight from Little Rock is on-time. All you have to do is go from your arrival gate in Terminal A, C, or D to your departure gate in Terminal D. The SkyLink train connects all terminals inside security.


  • Qatar Airways from Utah to Dallas to Doha to Karachi
    Sep 11, 2015
    will there be a Security Check at DFW if I am flying from Utah to Dallas and then to Doha, I will have layover time of only 1 hr 15 min at Dallas Airport, will there be a security check in connecting flight ? please help


    No, there is no security check. You just have to take the SkyLink train from your arrival terminal to Terminal D where you depart.


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