Detroit Metropolitian (DTW) AIRPORT TERMINAL CONNECTIONS DISCUSSION FORUM

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What terminal at DTW is United Airlines flight #3650 arriving at on Tuesday, Nov. 21 at 6:13 PM?
My son is traveling from Rochester NY to Denver Colorado with hour and a half layover in Detroit. Are gates usually near each other or clear across the terminal? If he asked when he gets off plan for someone to take him to his gate is that possible?
How young is he. If he isn't a small child then he shouldn't have any trouble finding his gate. The Delta terminal in Detroit is very simple.
He is 20....but a little challenged.
Ok thank you.
Do I need to go through TSA between connecting domestic flights if I dont leave the terminal?
No, you do not.
Do I need to go through TSA between connecting domestic flights if I do my leave the terminal?
I am traveling from Rochester NY to Houston with a 33 minute layover in Detroit on Nov.29. Could you tell me if my connection is in the same terminal? I'm stressing I may not make it.
All Delta flights are on the same terminal. if both flights are on Delta you can make it if the first flight is on-time.
I've never been through DTW. I am flying in on Delta with a 35 min layover connection on Endeavor Air. Both have delta flight numbers but I know Endeavor is a subsidiary so not sure if it operates out of the same terminal. Will this be enough time between flights in January? We will be traveling with 3 young children.
Yes, it is in the same terminal. Both of your gates will probably close to each other. You have enough time if the first flight is on-time.
Ok thank you!
I've never been to DTW, haven't flown in quite a long time and a nervous wreck on if I'm going to make it or not especially in December. I will be flying from BDL (Hartford, CT) to SAN (San Diego, CA) on December 7th, 2017 (Thursday) with a stop in DTW.

My first plane(from BDL) is due to arrive at DTW at 7:48 AM and the next plane (to SAN) is scheduled to depart at 8:44 AM. Will 56 minutes be long enough to get from (worst case scenario) end to end?
Yes, that is enough time. You can get between any two Delta gates in Detroit in 15 minutes or less.
We'll be traveling next May 2018 and Delta changed our flight times some. Flying from RDU to Narita with a 53 minute layover in DTW. Will that work?
Yes, that is enough time. You have to go from your arrival gate to your departure gate.
How would I know if a 37 minute layover be enough time to transfer planes in Detroit?
Yes, it is enough time if the first flight is on-time but leaves no time to spare.
My parents are arriving in DTW from overseas, with 1 hour 30 minutes to catch next flight to Orlando, FL. Both are Delta flights. Would this be enough time? Also, do they need to check-in (going through TSA) again after Custom clearance upon arrival? Thank you!
They will have to go through US Immigration, claim their bags, go through US Customs, re-check their bags at the re-check desk, then go through security and to their departure gate. They have just enough time if everything goes smoothly.