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  • Cozumel to Denver
    Feb 24, 2015
    We are looking at a flight on AA from Cozumel on May 30th that arrives in DFW at 3:37 pm with a connecting flight to Denver leaving at 5:05pm. Is that possible or should we book the later flight that doesn't leave for Denver until 8:25 pm?


    Below 90 minutes might be possible, but reports lately are that DFW immigration has gotten pretty crowded and you will be arriving at a crowded part of the day. I would probably book the later flight even though it means a long layover in Denver.


  • Is a 50 minute layover enough for CMH-DFW-Doha
    Feb 24, 2015
    Due to a change of schedule by AA as well as Qatar Airways, our itinerary has a stopover of only 50 minutes at DFW. Arrival 5:50pm by AA (terminal A?) from CMH and departure at 6:40 pm by Qatar Airwways (Terminal D). Doea this give us enough time to catch the Qatar Airways flight assuming the first flight is on time? Tahnks for your advice..


    That is still enough time but it depends on your columbus flight being on-time. the SkyLink train connects all terminals inside security.


    Thanks. I made the reservations on one travel.com. I called Qatar Airways and was told that we were allowed to change the first leg to an earlier flight, but one travel.com refuses to do it. They gladly offered to cancel my reservations with a hefty penalty, even though I tried to explain to them that the airline issuing the ticket does not have any problem.


  • Immigration if not staying in US?
    Mar 10, 2015
    If I fly in From London on BA, then out again to Puerto Vallarta on AA, do I need to clear US Customs & Immigration? Thanks.


    Yes, you will need to go through US Immigration and Customs and security but you should not have to claim your bags as you are on an International to International connection, but please confirm with the agents in London and DFW.


    I am flying from LAX to San Antonio Tx with a Layover in Dallas Tx. I will arrive at 6:08am to Dallas and will depart to San Antonio Tx at 6:59am (51mins) is that enough time ? Upon arriving at Dallas it says Terminal 0 but Ive looked over the terminals in Dallas Tx & there's no such thing. This is my first time flying, I don't want to get lost or even worse miss my flight. Any feed back is appreciated in advance


  • London to Memphis : with 70mins layover in Dallas
    Feb 22, 2015
    Hi, I'm flying from London Heathrow to Memphis with a 70mins layover in Dallas. Will this be enough time to clear immigration at DFW to catch the flight to Memphis? Thanks


    No, that is not enough time. The minimum time for such a connection is 90 minutes and the recommended time is 2 hours. Contact your travel agent or airline to book an earlier flight to Dallas or later flight to Memphis.


  • San Diego to Montreal : Layover 1h15 in Dallas enough?
    Feb 21, 2015
    Hello, I am flying to Montreal from San Diego with a 1h15 layover in Dallas. I am canadian. I will only have a carry-on but I am concerned about going through security, customs, etc. Will I have enough time to make it?


    You will not have to go through customs or security in Dallas. There is no US Customs when leaving the US and you will go through Canadian Immigration and Customs when you get to Montreal. All terminals at DFW are connected inside security by the SkyLink train. You have enough time.


  • transit
    Feb 19, 2015
    Hello! I am flying from Venice to Santiago. My first layover is in Phl, 2hrs45min, and the 2nd is in dallas, 1hr10min. will i have enough time in dallas? (flight from vce is through us airways, the others are aa; but all of them were purchased together) Thanks!


    Yes, that should be enough time. All you will have to do in Dallas is go from your arrival gate to your departure gate. The SkyLink train connects all Terminals inside security. You will depart from Terminal D.


  • Flight connection
    Feb 19, 2015
    Hi I am flying from Orlando to Los angeles by spirit airlines with a flight change at dfw. Do I need to claim my baggage at dfw? Is the time difference of 35 min sufficient at dfw for the next spirit airlines flight from the same terminal. I am traveling with a 4 yr old kid


    No, you will not have to claim your baggage. That should be enough time if your flight from Orlando is on-time.


  • Transit term. B to D
    Feb 16, 2015
    I am traveling on an American Eagle flight from Columbia, South Carolina home to Australia via Dallas. There is no customs/immigration service at the airport in Columbia and I will need to clear customs in Dallas so that my departure from the US is noted. I have a 1 hour 45 min. layover. I know how easy it is to get around using the skytrain, but if I have to exit terminal B and re enter into terminal D via US customs and then security, I don't think I will have enough time. I am an older lady traveling alone. My luggage will be checked through to Sydney in Australia... Help.


    There is no US Customs upon exit from the US. You just need to go from your arrival gate in Terminal B to Terminal D via the SkyTrain. The SkyTrain runs inside security. You have plenty of time.


    Overseas visitors DO have to clear customs/immigration before leaving the US to prove they have actually left.... If you don't, entry to the US in the future will be difficult and possibly prohibited, as you will be noted as overstaying the allowed time limit. I have traveled extensively to and through the US over the years, but have always started my journey home to Australia through an airport with immigration services on site.


    There is no immigration inspection. It is all done electronically. You used to hand in a form to the gate agent before boarding the flight, but they don't do that anymore. They will note your departure when you board your flight to Australia in Dallas. You will not have to leave the secure area to find some sort of immigration station because there is no such thing. Here is official word from the US Govt stating that there is no immigration exit inspection from the US and that the I94 form has been phased out - http://www.immihelp.com/travel/departing-united-states.html


    Thank you.


  • Do i have to recheck my baggage
    Feb 15, 2015
    I am flying delta and arriving from LGA to DFW and have a connection to atlanta after 2 and half hours with delta itself. Do i need to re check my baggage?


    If you purchased your tickets together your bags will be checked through to Atlanta and you won't have to claim them in Dallas. If you purchased two separate tickets you will have to claim them.


  • connection time
    Feb 15, 2015
    Flying into DFW from Costa Rica -- on saturday May 9th -- arrival in dfw at 12:11 pm ---- connection to San francisco leaves at 1:50 pm. Does that seem like enough time?


    That should barely be enough time if your first flight is on-time.


    Thank you!!


  • Arriving Dallas & leaving to Vancouver
    Feb 15, 2015
    Hi. I arrive from Doha & by Qatar airways & I have only 55 minutes to catch flight AA to vancouver . Is it enough time ? which terminal am I suppose to arrive & which terminal should I departure please ?


    NO! That's an impossible connection. You need to contact your travel agent or whoever you booked your ticket from and change it! You will arrive in Terminal D and likely depart from there as well, but that connection, as it stands, is impossible as you will have to go through US Immigration, claim your bags, go through US Customs, re-check your bags, and go through security, all in Dallas.


  • clearing customs to catch domestic flight
    Feb 14, 2015
    I will be landing at 3:47 pm on a Sunday in May and have 1hour and 50 minutes to clear customs and catch an American Airlines flight. Is that enough time?


    Yes, that should be enough time. However, so I can help you more, where are you flying to Dallas from?


    We will be flying on May 10th from Cozumel landing in Dallas at 6:45 PM and leaving for Newark at 8:05 PM which is a 1 hour 20 minute layover.


    Hmm, that's different from what you said in the first post. 1 Hr 20 minutes is quite a bit more difficult, but Immigration is less crowded that late in the evening so I suppose it might be possible. If your flight from Cozumel is delayed at all you will probably be stuck in Dallas overnight.


    I thought it was too short of a layover even if the airlines/travel agents package it that way. After all, they are not the ones stuck in the airport!! Thanks for your advice, it is greatly appreciated


  • Connection to Austin
    Feb 12, 2015
    Hi, on a British passport and have a 70 minute layover at DFW this evening arrive from Tucson at 8.05pm at gate C14 and flying to Austin at 9.15pm at gate C10. Doable? Anything I can do to make it quicker? Thanks


    That should be a very easy connection. All you have to do in DFW is walk from your arrival gate to your departure gate, which are apparently only four gates apart. It shouldn't take more than 5 minutes.


  • 1h 50m Layover
    Feb 8, 2015
    I have a 1hr 50m layover in DFW from Cancun and a connecting flight on American Airlines to Calgary. Is that enough time to clear customs and catch our connecting flight?


    Yes, that should be enough time. Since you are on an International to International connection, you should not have to claim and re-check your bags.


  • Terminals
    Feb 8, 2015
    What terminal does American leave for Belize?


    Terminal D.


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