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    Nov 27, 2014
    Hi! I arrive at Dallas from Buenos Aires at 7.40am and my connection to San Francisco leaves at 8.40am on a Friday. I'm travelling with American Airlines. Will that be enough time?


  • Do I need to collect my baggage?
    Nov 26, 2014
    Hi, I am arriving at Dallas airport on Dec. 3 from South Korea on American Airlines (AA280) and boarding AA280 to go to Miami in 3 hours. Do I need to go through immigration and collect my baggage even though I am going to take off and board the same airplane again? Please let me know. Thank you so much.


    This is an additional question to the above. What terminal do I arrive in? Do I need to go to the same gate to go to Miami? Thank you!


  • Do I have enough time?
    Nov 26, 2014
    Hi, i'm arriving to Dallas with American Airlines flight 996 from Buenos aires, Argentina scheduled at 7 Am, then I have a connection with AA too, flight 2293 to San Francisco scheduled at 9 AM, so I have 2 hours between both flights, is that enough? Thank you all.


    Yes, 2 hours should be sufficient time for your connection.


    Do i have to pick up my luggage and re check it? Do I have to go to another terminal?


    You will arrive in Terminal D, go through US Immigration, claim your baggage, go through US Customs, then re-check your bags at the transfer desk, then go up to the departure level, go through security, and then take the SkyLink train to your departure terminal if your flight to SFO is leaving from a terminal other than Terminal D.


  • Passing immigration in 1 h 20 min
    Nov 26, 2014
    Hello, I am European and will fly back to San Diego from Germany via Dallas right after the holidays. I am looking at a cheap flight itinerary, but it only gives 1 h 20 min layover time and I will have to pass immigration. Do I have to pick up bags and recheck the too? Will I have enough time for everything? I have never been to that airport. Thanks!!


    The airline is American airlines btw


    Yes, you will have to claim yoyur baggage to go through US Immigration in Dallas, then re-check your bags at the transfer desk immediately after. 1 hr 20 minutes is 10 minutes below the minimum connection time. You can risk it, but I would personally look for something longer.


  • Dallas transfer question
    Nov 19, 2014
    Hi all, UK Citizen travelling to Brazil, via Dallas Airport. Both connecting flights with AA and are 2 hours apart. I would be grateful if someone could answer the following questions: do I have enough time (this will be around xmas), do i need to check back in and check back out, and will be bags be transferred or do I have to pick them up. Thanks in advance!


    You will arrive in Terminal D, go through us immigration then you should be able to proceed direct to customs as you are on an international to international itinerary. Then you will go through security and to your departure gate, also in terminal d.


    Thanks Zap, very helpful :) so u think its enough time, and I dont need to collect bags...


    Nov 16, 2014
    I'm travelling from San Antonio to Orlando via Dallas. Arriving in Dallas at 1815 and flying to Orlando at 1900. Is this enough time please? Both AA flights.


    That depends on your transfer time needed. At DFW, American Airlines uses Terminals A, C & D, while American Eagle uses Terminals B & D with corresponding gates. Your ticket should indicate terminal (TA, TC, etc.) I suggest you open www.ifly.com/dfw, click on 'Terminal Map' under QUICKLINKS (top left) & scroll down to the detailed text for transfer options.


  • connection time to Lima
    Nov 11, 2014
    I will travel from Seoul Korea to Peru by AA flights and have transferring in DFW. I only have 1hr and 30 mints to transfer. Will I have enough time ?


    Yes, that should be enough time but just barely. You should not have to claim your bags when going through customs because you are on an International to International itinerary, so that will save some time. Both of your flights will be in Terminal D.


  • Help
    Nov 8, 2014
    Arrive from lexington blue grass on a connecting flight from Dallas to London heathrow. . I arrive in Dallas at1600 terminal b and leave at 1650 from terminal d. How do I get between terminals and how long will it take. BA have assured me I have plenty of time ??!! Many thanks


    Yes, that should be enough time if your first flight is on-time. You take the Skylink train which runs inside security. It should take 10-15 minutes to get between gates.


  • roatan
    Nov 8, 2014
    I have a flight coming in from lax and 1 hour 5 min to get to international terminal. will I make it easy ? just me and a carry on


    Yes, that should be plenty of time. The SkyLink train connects all terminals inside security.


  • Enough time to transfer from Domestic to International
    Nov 10, 2014
    I am traveling from Chicago to Dallas Fort Worth (American Airlines) to connect with a flight to Sydney (Qantas) 1 hour 15 minutes later. Is this enough time?


    Yes, that should be enough time. You can get to Terminal D where you will depart by the SkyLink train which runs inside security.


    Will there be enough time to pass immigration?


    You do not go through US Immigration when leaving the US. You will go through Australian Immigration when you get to Australia.


    Thanks a lot for your help Zap


    Nov 6, 2014
    Am a first time flyer to USA and would be arriving at Houston or DFW on 23rd Nov 2014. I need to know 1.30hrs to 2hrs are enough to clear customs and board the next flight to San antonio


    Yes, that should be enough time.


  • Claim Baggage for Connecting Flights in DFW
    Nov 5, 2014
    My parents will fly from PVG to DFW via flight AA 128 on Nov, 10, then connect the flight AA 2396 to ATL after 2 hours 30 minutes. Do they have to claim baggage even though two flights operated by same air company (AA)? The flights where booked together. Thank you!


    Yes, they will arrive in Terminal D go through US Immigration, claim their bags, go through US Customs, then re-check their bags at the transfer desk, then they will go through security and to their departure gate. Once they are through security the Skylink train connects all terminals inside security.


  • Conection time enough?
    Nov 5, 2014
    I will arrive in DFW at 10:09 am and scheduled to take another flight to Vail EGE at 11:40 am. Is 1:31 enough time to make the connection? The flights where booked together and Im flying AA. Thank you very much.


    Yes, that should be plenty of time. All gate are connected inside security by the SkyLink train.


    Thanx for the answer. I forgot to say that Ill be arriving to DFW from mexico city and have to go through customs and immigration. Is it still enough time?


    Yes, that should still be enough time, but does leave less time to spare.


  • 1 hour 20 min. enough time to transfer in Dallas?
    Oct 31, 2014
    I'm flying from Miami to Phoenix to Dallas, and I only have 1 hour 10 min. to connect the flight to Canada in Dallas, is it enough time? Thanks


    Yes, all gates at DFW are connected inside security by the SkyLink train.


    Thank you!


  • Guatemala to Dallas to Nashville
    Oct 28, 2014
    How much time do I need to go through customs and immigration from Guatemala to Dallas to catch a connecting flight to Nashville, TN.


    The minimum connection time is 90 minutes.


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