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  • 60 minute layover?
    Jun 15, 2015
    I booked a flight on American Airlines from Vancouver to Orlando. It flight I picked lays over in Dallas. I chose the flight with the 3 hour layover as I was worried anything less may be difficult. Long story short my flight has been changed and I now have a 60 minute layover ! I am worried this will not be enough time to get onto my connection flight! As I said I am Flying American from Vancouver to Dallas then American again onto Orlando. Will the departure even be in the same terminal as the arrival? Thanks in advance for any info, tips, or tricks! :)


    You will pre-clear US Immigration and customs in Vancouver. All you have yo do in Dallas is go from your arrival gate to your departure gate. The SkyLink train in Dallas connects all terminals and gates inside security. It shouldn't take you more than 15 minutes to get between gates.


    thanks so much for the reply :) for sure feel much less stressed out now!!!!


  • Madrid to Austin
    Jun 14, 2015
    Travelling from Madrid Spain by AA arriving DallasFW 1430. Connecting flight also AA to Austin is16.25. Is this enough time for immigration etc


    Yes, that should be enough time.


  • Transit question
    Jun 14, 2015
    I am flying from Columbia South Carolina via Dallas en route to Sydney Australia. I arrive in terminal B and leave from terminal D. There are no customs and immigration facilities in Columbia. I am Canadian/Australian and the US will need to know I have departed. How do I go through customs etc. in Dallas I have 1 1/2 hour transit time.


    You do not go through US Immigration or Customs when you leave the US. The airline will collect your passport information when you check in in Columbia and Qantas will verify it when you board the flight to Australia. They will give this information to US Immigration authorities informing them that you left. All you have to do in DFW is go from your arrival gate to your departure gate.


    The SkyLink Train connects terminals B and D inside security.


    Thank you....


  • Connecting flight to London
    Jun 12, 2015
    We will be arriving in Dallas on AA from Orlando late August. We only have 55 minutes for our connecting flight, also AA, to London. How many checks do we have to go through and is this enough time?!


    There are ZERO checks you have to go through in Dallas. All you have to do is take the SkyLink train from your arrival terminal to Terminal D where you will depart.


  • Connecting to international flight
    Jun 13, 2015
    Hello! I'm planning to fly from London (UK) to Guatemala City on American Airlines, with a connecting flight in DFW. Will I need to go through immigration or will I be able to just go straight to the gate for my second flight (I just need to plan timewise). Thank you!


    You will need to go through US Immigration and Customs and security but you will not need to claim and re-check your bags because you are on an International to International connection through DFW.


    Thank you so much, ZAP, for your very quick response, really helpful. And it has convinced me that I WILL fly a couple of days earlier and spend some time in Dallas before going on to Guatemala! So hooray for that, I've always wanted to go to Texas! Thanks again x


  • Terminal B to D
    Jun 11, 2015
    I will be coming into DFW (Mesa airline). I have a connecting international flight 2 hr. later so I have to go to terminal D for that. Is this enough time for me to do that?


    Yes, that should be plenty of time. The SkyLink train connects all terminals inside security and all you have to do is go from your arrival gate to your departure gate.


  • Qantas lounge at DFW
    Jun 10, 2015
    HI, I am arriving in DFW from Sydney and have a 5 hour transit before my flight to MSP. I want to get to the Qantas lounge in terminal D after clearing immigration and customs. How do I do that? and Which terminal will my AA flight to MSP leave from?


    You can just go through security in Terminal D after clearing customs and re-checking your bag. Your MSP flight will leave from Terminal A, C, or D (probably A or C).


  • Is 40 minutes enough time for connecting Spirit flights
    Jun 9, 2015
    I would be coming into Dallas on a Spirit flight from Denver and then leaving 40 minutes later on a Spirit flight to KC. I am carrying my luggage with me, will this be enough time?


    Yes, that should be enough time if the first flight is on-time. You will just have to walk from your arrival gate to your departure gate both in Terminal E.


  • Is 40 minutes enough?
    Jun 8, 2015
    Will 40 minutes be enough time for me to catch my connecting flight in Dallas? I am coming from Los Angeles to Zacatecas Mexico?


    no need to post this twice.


  • MCI to DFW to YYC Alberta, Canada
    Jun 7, 2015
    I am to arrive at DFW 9:28a early sept on American. I am to depart at 10:30a on American to YYC Alberta, Canada. Is that enough time? Since both flights on American, will I stay in the same terminal? Any other helpful info appreciated. thanks


    That should be enough time. American uses four different terminals of the airport A-D, but they are all connected inside security by the SkyLink Train.


  • Time to Clear Customs
    Jun 4, 2015
    We will be arriving in Dallas as a first port of entry from Puerto Vallarta connecting to Minneapolis. It is the same airline, same plane...is 1 hr 40min enough time to clear customs at get back to our plane?


    Yes, that should be enough time. Be aware that there's a good chance that it WON'T be the same plane, even if it is the same flight number.


  • time for connection
    Jun 3, 2015
    I arrive from Paris at 3 pm IN dallas airport and i have a flght to Las Vegas at 5 pm . is it enough ? After passport control, what i have to do : pick up luggage and after ? is it difficult ?


    You will arrive in Terminal D, go through US Immigration, claim your bags, go through US Customs, re-check your bags at the transfer desk, go up to the departure level, go through security, and take the SkyLink train to your departure terminal if your flight to Las Vegas is not departing from Terminal D.


  • Clearing customs
    Jun 1, 2015
    I'll be in Tampa for business then from there I'm on holiday to Paris. Coming back to the USA, I'm on a flight that goes Paris to DFW to Tampa. I live in Dallas. After clearing customs, if I suddenly were to become ill, can't I simply walk out and head home to recuperate rather than recheck bags with transfer desk? I know this would cause airline to void rest of ticket, but it is my return to USA flight so doesn't matter. I simply can't recall custom layout at DFW but think all passengers (people whose final destination is DFW and those who are connecting to other flights) get their bags, clear customs, then those connecting on re-check bag at transfer desk while those with Dallas destination walk out of terminal - but simply can't recall if those whose bags are tagged to another destination could walk out too since I always had DFW as my final destination. Thanks


    Yes, you could walk out of the airport in Dallas. Just follow the signs for passengers not re-checking their bags and exit the airport as you normally do.


  • Gate
    May 30, 2015
    Can I go to gate B if I entered through D, without going grouch security again? I'm flying Americanz


    What Airport?


  • Connecting Flights at DFW
    May 29, 2015
    I am considering flying through DFW to MSP this summer on American, only because their flights are much less expensive than our usual carrier, Delta. However, most of the flights from BNA to MSP via DFW have very short connections. (45 minutes or so). If my flight leaves out of Nashville on time, will this be a problem? If I'm connecting between two American flights, will I have to get to another concourse, or do all American flights arrive and depart from the same concourse? Thanks in advance.


    American and American Eagle use four different terminals at DFW. However, they are all connected inside security by the SkyLink train. A 45 minute connection is possible between any two gates at DFW, but it doesn't leave much room to spare if there are any delays.


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