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  • Changing terminals?
    Sep 20, 2015
    Hello! I have a layover American Airlines flight that arrives to DFW from Chihuahua, Mexico at 4:50 pm. My next flight is a British Airways to London (LHR) at 10:15 pm. Do I have to change terminals between my arrival and departure flights? What would be the customs procedure? Thanks!


    Both flights will be in Terminal D, but you will have to go through US Immigration, Customs, and Security.


  • Flying to Mexixo
    Sep 8, 2015
    Hello, I am an Australian flying from Austin to Mexico through Dallas. What length of time do I need as a layover? Do I clear customs for Mexico in Dallas or is it only an arrival in Mexico - I see conflicting information online and want to check before I book my flight. Thanks


    There is no US customs when leaving the US. You will go through Mexican immigration and customs in Mexico. All you have to do in Dallas is go from your arrival gate to your departure gate. The SkyLink train connects all terminals inside security.


  • Customs and transit time
    Sep 7, 2015
    Hello, I will be returning from Chicago o'hare airport to frankfurt via dfw airport, my flight connection time is 40 minutes only. Will it be enough to connect my onward flight?


    It's enough time if your flight from Chicago is on-time. You just have to take the SkyLink train from your arrival terminal to Terminal D where you will depart.


    There is no US Customs when departing the US.


  • YYZ to DFW to HNL Honolulu
    Aug 25, 2015
    We're looking at taking AA from Toronto with a connection in DFW before Honolulu. Traveling with an infant (1.5 yr old). Is 1 hr 4 minute layover in DFW enough time? We won't be switching airlines. Thanks!


  • duty free thru security
    Aug 19, 2015
    I will be on a return flight from Cancun thru DFW on 9/2. If I make a duty free purchase in Cancun of a liquid more than 3 oz will I be able to get it thru security after customs without any issues? I don't plan to check a bag.


    No, you will not be able to bring it through security in DFW, so if you're not planning on checking a bag, don't buy any duty free liquor in Cancun.


  • public access to terminal D baggage claim area
    Jul 24, 2015
    I will be picking up my mother from Terminal D next week and I was wondering if general public is allowed access to baggage claim area at Terminal D so I can meet her at the baggage carousel?


    The domestic baggage claim - yes, the international baggage claim - no, if she is on an international arrival you will have to meet her at the exit of US Customs.


  • TSA precheck gates
    Jul 21, 2015
    I need a list of TSA precheck gates at all the terminals at DFW


    A20 C20 D22 D30 E18


    Thank you!


  • TSA precheck gates
    Jul 17, 2015
    I need a list of TSA precheck gates at all the terminals at DFW


  • Costa Rica to DFW Customs process
    Jul 2, 2015
    Hello, I have a question about the customs and immigration process at DFW. I will be flying from SJO in Costa Rica to DFW and then to Kansas City from there in a couple weeks. My layover time is right around one and a half hours. Will that give me enough time to go through the necessary check in? Also, could you walk me through what I need to do when I land at DFW? I've never flown internationally before, so I would appreciate any help you could offer. Thank you.


    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 immediately after, then go through security and take the SkyLink train to your departure gate. You should have enough time but don't have much time to spare.


    Alright, thank you very much. That was very helpful


  • Weather conditions at DWF airport
    Jun 17, 2015
    Hello I will be travelling from DWF on saturday, heard that there is floody situation going on in Dallas and texas...Just wanted to confirm if it is affecting any flights delays ?


    Saturday is too far off to make any hard predictions.


  • Time Crunch
    Jun 8, 2015
    I was wondering if 40 minutes was enough time to get from my flight from LA - Dallas to Dallas - Zacatecas? I'm worried that it won't be enough time to get from one gate to another. Opinions?


    It's barely enough time if your first flight is on-time. No time to spare if it is delayed. The SkyLink train connects all terminals inside security.


  • Best way to get to Terminal E from Terminal C
    May 27, 2015
    I arriving at DFW from HNL at Terminal C on American Airlines. My next filight is with US Airways and departs from terminal E. What is the best way to travel to Terminal E from Terminal C. This is my first time at DFW and I am not familiar with the airport at all.


    All terminals are connected inside security by the SkyLink Train. Just follow signs to the SkyLink and then take the train that says it is going the correct direction to E. Also, HNL-DFW flights can also arrive in Terminal D, so don't get thrown off if that happens. The SkyLink can still take you where you need to go.


  • Mr.
    Apr 11, 2015
    How long is the wait time, to go through customs, to get to the terminal? We are flying to Dubai this Monday from DFW, and would like to know if we need a four-hour window to process passports, and get through security.


    You do not go through US Customs when leaving the US.


  • EDMONTON To Orlando
    Apr 1, 2015
    Hello. I am flying from Edmonton airport to Orlando via Dallas. I am wondering if I will need to pick up my baggage and check it again? Also, will I need to go through security after arrival in Dallas? Thanks in advance! :)


    No, you will pre-clear US Immigration and Customs in Edmonton. All you have to do in Dallas is go from your arrival gate to your departure gates. The SkyLink train connects all terminals inside security.


  • Connecting flight, 60 min
    Mar 31, 2015
    Hello, im a non American who will be flying from LAX to DFW (with Delta). I will have 60 min until my flight to AMS departs (with KLM). Will this be enough time? Do i have to do anything with my previously checked baggage or they will make sure it goes along with me?


    If you purchased your tickets together your bags will be checked through to Amsterdam in LAX and all you have to do in DFW is go from your arrival gate to your departure gate. You will arrive in Terminal E and depart from Terminal D. They are connected inside security by the SkyLink train. You should have enough time if your first flight is on-time.


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