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  • From LHR to DFW and then DEN
    Jul 13, 2016
    4
    We will arrive in DFW terminal D from LHR (American Airlines) at 7.10PM. Connecting flight to DEN at 20.46, terminal A (American Airlines). 1 hour and 36 min layover. Is it possible? How should we do it? Do we have to collect our baggage and recheck it? Is it possible to get help at the airport to make the transit as fast and smooth as possible?

     

    Yes, you will have to go through US Immigration, claim your bags, go through US Customs, re-check your bags at the re-check desk, go through security and to your departure gate via the Skylink train. You have barely enough time if everything goes perfectly. Hope that there is a later flight to Denver and that it has empty seats.

     

    Thanks for a quick answer. OK, I was afraid so. Our booking was changed from 10.00PM to 8.46PM. We lost a lot of time. How much time can we save if we only bring carry-on baggage?

     

    Carry-ons only will save you anywhere from 5-30 minutes depending on how backed up everything is and how long the bags take to come out.

     

    OK. This could get interesting :) Thank you, again.

     

  • Connecting International Flights
    Jul 13, 2016
    1
    DEN to DFW and departing from DFW to LHR with one hour lay over. Is this enough time to get to my connecting flight???

     

    Yes, all you have to do is go from your arrival gate to your departure gate. The Skylink train connects all gates inside security.

     

  • Going through customs at DFW
    Jul 13, 2016
    1
    Coming from Sao Paulo, Brazil on AA and connecting to another flight also on AA ... I arrive at 0520, my connecting flight leaves at 0700 giving me 1 hour 40 min to get through and make my connection... Is that enough time?

     

    Yes, that is just enough time if everything goes smoothly.

     

  • To DFW have baggage trolly
    Jul 13, 2016
    1
    I have to go through customs and immigration checks at DFW. Since I will have more than 3 baggage, is there a provision for baggage trolley (paid or unpaid)?

     

    Yes, there are carts in the international baggage claim area. Note that in the US these are called carts, in the US a trolley is a small train.

     

  • HKG to DFW to MSP
    Jul 12, 2016
    2
    I will be arriving in DFW from Hong Kong (American Airlines) at 4.15pm and have a connecting flight to MSP ( American Airlines) at 6.35pm. The tickets are booked in a reservation. Will I need to collect my baggages and recheck at the counter? Is it possible to make all of these from international to domestic terminal in 2.20hrs layover?

     

    Yes, you will arrive in terminal D, go through US Immigration, claim your bags, go through US customs, re-check your bags at the recheck desk then go through security and to your departure gate in terminal A or C via the skylink train. You have just enough time if everything goes smoothly.

     

    Thank you!

     

  • EZE to DFW to LAX
    Jul 12, 2016
    2
    I will be flying from Buenos Aires (EZE) to Los Angeles (LAX) with a stop at DFW. My entire itinerary will be on one reservation - American Airlines. Do I need to pick up my bags in Dallas and recheck them? Or will they go straight through. Trying to figure it out a 2hr layover is enough or if I should go for longer.

     

    Yes, in DFW you will have to go through US Immigration, claim your bags, go through US customs, re-check your bags at the re-check desk, go through security and to your departure gate. 2 hours is possible if everything goes smoothly.

     

    Thank you!

     

  • Will I have time to connect?
    Jul 12, 2016
    1
    I arrive via Mesa Airlines/American Eagle from Grand Junction, CO at 1:49 p and have a connection flight leaving at 2:35 p. It says I have to change terminals but doesn't say what terminals I arrive at and connect through. Final destination is Detroit Metro Airport. Anyone know if this is adequate time to safely get between terminals?

     

    You will arrive in Terminal B and depart from terminal A or C. The Skylink train connects all gates inside security. You have just enough time if your flight from Grand Junction is on-time.

     

  • International flight from Rome
    Jul 11, 2016
    5
    Looking at purchasing a tkt flying from LHR to DFW with a domestic connecting flight. Arrive from LHR into DFW at 3:55pm British Airways flight. Connect to a AA domestic flight departing at 5:35pm. Is this too close to clear customs, drop off luggage at AA(how far from BA to AA), and change terminals?? Thanks

     

    If it's on two separate reservations it's a little difficult even though you can recheck your bags in the Terminal you arrive (terminal D). If it's on the same reservation it's possible but difficult.

     

    It is in the same reservation(award travel). My problem is that there is only one flight daily to my connection city that leaves at 5:35pm. Other option is to fly from Rome to Paris the day before(stay overnight) and fly AA CDG to DFW arriving at 3:00pm connecting to the same 5:35pm AA flight - 2 1/2 hrs for customs, luggage, etc...Thanks

     

    Where are you flying to?

     

    EGE

     

    Yes, that is a difficult place to get to on AA.

     

  • Enough time?
    Jul 9, 2016
    1
    I'm coming into DFW from SYD, Oz and the flight is delayed now, giving me less than two hours to make my connecting flight to NYC. Is this feasible? Thank you!

     

    Yes, that is still feasible

     

  • Enough time to make connecting flight?
    Jul 8, 2016
    1
    Arrving DFW at 9:20 pm from GRR on AA on Aiug. 12. Departure at 10:15 pm on Quantas to Sydney which is in another terminal. Do I have enough time to make that flight?

     

    Yes, that is enough time. If everything is on the same reservation all you have to do is go from your arrival gate to your departure gate. The Skylink train connects all gates inside security.

     

  • time needed for customs and connecting flight
    Jul 6, 2016
    1
    We are considering a return flight from Puerto Vallarta to Madison, WI with a stop in Dallas-Fort Worth first. Is a layover of 1 hour 40 min (at 6:50pm on a Tues) enough time to get through customs w/bags and rechecked in for the connecting flight? Thank you!

     

    It's technically legal, but in all practicality very difficult.

     

  • YVR-Dallas-Fort Lauderdale, layover 1.5 hours for Canadians enough?
    Jul 5, 2016
    1
    We are Canadians travelling from YVR to Fort Lauderdale with 1.5 hours layover in Dallas. Wondering if we have enough time if we have checked luggage for US entry customs and security check in Dallas airport before connecting to Fort L. Some website said we have to claim bags and go thru customs but some said YVR will pre-clear customs so we don't have to go thru customs again. Same for our return trip from Miami to Dallas to YVR, only 1.5 hours, do we have to go thru customs with our bags in Dallas?

     

    You will pre-clear US Immigration and Customs in Vancouver. All you have to do in DFW is go from your arrival gate to your departure gate. The Skylink train connects all gates inside security. You have enough time. On your return trip there is no US Customs when leaving the US and you will go through Canadian Immigration and Customs in Vancouver. So again all you have to do is go from your arrival gate to your departure gate.

     

  • Dallas to San Jose Costa Rica
    Jul 4, 2016
    1
    Hi, We have are arriving in Dallas from YVR and have 1 hour to get to our departing flight to San Jose Costa Rica (SJO). Is that enough time for us to make the transfer? What are the chances that our luggage will make it to that flight? Can our plane call the other plane to say we are coming if we arrive late? If our luggage doesn't make it, when would they send it to SJO? There will be 4 adults and 2 children.

     

    No, you cannot call your plane. You will pre-clear US Immigration and Customs in Vancouver. All you have to do in Dallas is go from your arrival gate to your departure gate. The Skylink train connects all gates inside security. You should have enough time.

     

  • Never done this before! CLT - DFW - SEA
    Jul 4, 2016
    1
    I'm going from CLT - DFW - SEA. It's all on the same reservation. So do I have to recheck my bags? Please tell me how multi city works.

     

    No, you do not have to re-check your bag. All you have to do is go from your arrival gate to your departure gate. The Skylink train connects all gates inside security.

     

  • TIGHT CONNECTION
    Jul 4, 2016
    2
    I am travelling from Dubai on 10th July, landing at 09:40 at DFW. My flight to GDL Mexico (AA) is at 12:40 from the same terminal. Do I have enough time, if everything goes normal, to complete immigration, customs, re-check in and board on time?

     

    Yes, that should be just enough time if everything goes smoothly. However, note that AA flights to GDL depart from Terminal B, not Terminal D because they are operated by American Eagle. However, you can still check in in Terminal D.

     

    Thank you for the reply. AA ticket shows Terminal D. I will check this again.

     

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