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  • Connection
    Jul 22, 2016
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    Arriving at 616 gate C16. Need to get to gate A29 for 700 departure with boarding starting at 0620. Do I have enough time

     

    It's not impossible but it obviously leaves no time to spare. The Skylink train connects all gates inside security.

     

  • Will I have enough time Calgary to Denver via DFW
    Jul 21, 2016
    3
    Hi. I've just realised my travel agent has booked me from Calgary to Denver via DFW. I arrive at 19:20 from Calgary then depart DFW to Denver at 20:55. I have checked luggage and will obviously have to clear customs. Will I make my connecting flight? They're both on American Airlines, however I can't find anywhere what terminal or gate they arrive into/fly out of. Thank you

     

    You will actually clear US immigration and Customs in Calgary before you leave. So all you have to do in DFW is go from your arrival gate to your departure gate. You have plenty of time. The Skylink train connects all gates inside security.

     

    Oh great, thank you so much. I wasn't aware that I would clear customs in Calgary (I'm travelling from New Zealand). Do you know if I will need to collect my bag or if it will go straight through to Denver? Thanks :)

     

    You don't have to do anything with your bags in DFW.

     

  • Connecting gates
    Jul 20, 2016
    1
    I am arriving at DFW at C14 from Richmond and then traveling on to MCI one hour later from gate C22. Will I be able to exit my first plane and just walk to my next gate or will I need to ride the skylink?

     

    That is a very easy walk.

     

  • London-Dallas-Mexico city
    Jul 18, 2016
    1
    Hi, We're travelling fr.o.m. London to Mexico City through Dallas, but according to the ticket we're also stoppning in Raleigh Durham (refueling, change plane,..?). My question is if this stop will make it necessary for is to take our our bags and clear customs (domesticerad) or if they will be checked the whole way to Mexico (international). We are changing terminal from A to D with approx 1 h to get to the new gate.. Thanks, Raz

     

    In Raleigh/Durham you will 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. In Dallas all you have to do is go from your arrival gate to your departure gate. The Skylink train connects all gates inside security. You have enough time.

     

  • Arriving at DFW from S. Korea, and then connecting to Austin
    Jul 18, 2016
    3
    I'm traveling from S. Korea to DFW Terminal D, then have to transfer to Austin. Arriving at DFW is 16:20 and departure to Austin, TX is 17:45. 1 hour and 25 minutes seems tight. Do you think that I can make it?

     

    Oh, only having one carry-on and one laptop backpack.

     

    With no checked bags it's not impossible but will be very difficult. With checked bags you'd have pretty much no chance.

     

    Sounds clear! Thanks much!

     

  • Houston Hobby to Sydney Australia via Dallas International
    Jul 20, 2016
    2
    We are flying from Houston Hobby Airport to Sydney via Dallas Int. 2 flights booked on 1 ticket with Qantas. 1st flight is serviced by American Airlines & we have been advised bags should transfer over automatically. We arrive into Terminal B & depart from Terminal D. What is the quickest way of moving between terminals & does this allow enough time to go through US customs & board next flight please?

     

    The Skylink train connects all gates inside security and shouldn't take more than 15 minutes to get you between gates. There is no US Customs when leaving the US. All you have to do in DFW is go from your arrival gate to your departure gate.

     

    Thank you. Forgot to mention that there is only a 55 minute lay over. How long before flight takes off does boarding finish please?

     

  • Flights Connections
    Jul 16, 2016
    1
    We are flying from Australia to LAX and the LAX - DFW - Cancun. The LAX, DFW, Cancun flights are all with American. We have a 51 minute transit at DFW. The airline says we will only need to change planes. But a) is the transit time ok and b) will we need to clear customs again to get on the flight to Cancun?

     

    Yes, that is possible. All you have to do is go from your arrival gate to your departure gate. The Skylink train connects all gates inside security. There is no US Customs when leaving the US.

     

  • Separate reservation
    Jul 15, 2016
    3
    Arriving frm AUS by AA separate reservation to go to DXB by Emirates, do I need to check out the luggages frm AA when I get to DFW? Also with returning flights, how to check luggages to AA after Immigration & Customs?

     

    Yes, on your way to Dubai you will have to claim your bags from AA in your arrival terminal, take them to Emirates in Terminal D using the shuttle bus, and re-check them and go through security. On the return you will arrive in Terminal D, go through US Immigration, claim your bags, and go through US Customs. You should be then able to re-check them at the AA check-in desk in Terminal D and go through security there and then take the Skylink to your departure gate if it is not in D.

     

    Thanks for the prompt reply. I think a better solution to avoid these checking in/out luggages is to get somebody to drive from AUS to DFW and drop me off at terminal D. Do you agree? How much time do I need to allow time to go through the process checking in to the gate? My flight leaves at 12 noon.

     

    Then plan on arriving at DFW by 10 AM.

     

  • International Terminal D > Domestic Terminal A Transfer 55min
    Jul 14, 2016
    2
    We are traveling from Australia to DFW Terminal D, then have to transfer to Orlando Terminal A. Our flight has been changed to Orlando, which gives us less than 55min. We have to clear customs and collect bags, and go over to a different terminal with 2 adults and 2 kids? Is this a nightmare transfer, will we miss our flight? Its all on the same booking. Do we use the van or the train? How do we carry our bags over as well?

     

    That is a completely impossible connection. You need to contact whomever you booked your tickets through and get it changed so that you have at least 2 hours to make your connection.

     

    Thank you. Changed. We now have a 3 hours layover.

     

  • SAT - DFW - LHR on AA
    Jul 13, 2016
    1
    Flight from San Antonio arrives at DFW at 9pm and the flight to London departs at 10pm. Will that be enough time?

     

    Yes, that is enough time if the first flight is on-time. The Skylink train connects all gates inside security. All you have to do in DFW is go from your arrival gate to your departure gate.

     

  • 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!

     

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