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  • Enough time to get to second flight?
    Mar 11, 2017
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    I'm flying Delta flight189 from Boston to Detroit then am on another Delta flight 189 - have to change planes and go to a different gate- to be on Flight 189 to Beijing. I have 1 hour and 9 min to get on the next plane. Will I make it and will my luggage too? Going on March 31, about 3 weeks from now, thanks.,

     

    Yes, that is enough time. All you have to do is go from your arrival gate to your departure gate, both on Concourse A of the McNamara Terminal.

     

  • 1 hour 40 min tranfer time
    Feb 19, 2017
    1
    I'm a US citizen arriving in Detroit on a direct flight from Beijing with my Vietnamese wife. We have 1 hour and 40 mins to get to our connecting domestic flight to St. Louis. Is this enough time to go through all customs and immigration?

     

    Yes, that is enough time if everything goes smoothly.

     

  • Amsterdam-Detroit-FT Lauderdale
    Feb 10, 2017
    3
    Flying with a lay-over of 1 hour 20 minutes in Detroit. Will that be enough time for the plane to Ft. Lauderdale?

     

    That is just enough time if everything goes smoothly.

     

    Thank you Zap. I forgot to mention that both flights are Delta. Is it then still enough time for the lay-over from an international flight to a domestic flight.

     

    Yes, I assumed as much.

     

  • Chicago to Detroit to Paris
    Feb 9, 2017
    1
    I'm flying Chicago to Paris with a layover in Detroit. Do I need to claim my bags in Detroit and then go to an International terminal to check in again? All of the travel is on one reservation.

     

    All you have to do is go from your arrival gate to your departure gate, both in the McNamara Terminal. There is no US Customs when leaving the US.

     

  • Traveling international
    Feb 9, 2017
    1
    Hi, I'm from the US, going to Punta Cana, Dominican Republic and flying back Saturday at 6:15pm. I'm leaving on an 8:50pm flight to Madrid the same day. Will I have enough time? Will I need to go through customs if I'm just leaving the country again? Thanks for your help!

     

    So you are flying DTW-PUJ-DTW and then later are flying to Madrid? (there are no nonstop flights from Detroit to Madrid so you must be stopping somewhere else first). If that's correct then yes, when you arrive back in Detroit you will have to go through US Immigration and Customs.

     

  • us immigration
    Feb 2, 2017
    1
    arriving DTW from China, 2.5 hours to go through US customs then to GSP in SC. is it enough time

     

    Yes, that should be plenty of time.

     

  • What can I do when p[lanes arrives too late.
    Jan 30, 2017
    1
    Sorry ZaP. I just have written a message but I forgot to give my e-mail address. I repeat. I have to fly from amsterdam to Detroit on the 18th of February and then transfer to the plane to Fort Lauderdale. My Flightnumber is: DL 135 and I will arrive normally at 13.50 hours Then I must have to go to another concourse to fort Lauderdale . Flight number DL 1704 leaving Detroit at 16.00 hours. Till so far no problems. But to-day with the same flight from Amsterdam the plane had a delay cause it leaves Amsterdam at 13.01 p.m. and will arrivé at Detroit at 15.11 hours !!! I have to get the cruiseship in fort Lauderdale which leaves next day at exact 16.00 hours P.M. What I have to do then. It happens frequently that planes have a delay in Amsterdam. Please help me!!!

     

    Delta had a major computer failure yesterday that caused delays today, these are abnormal. You should have enough time.

     

  • When I have a delay in Amsterdam
    Jan 31, 2017
    3
    I wanyt to go from amsterdam to Fort Lauderdale with a transfer in Detroit. My fglight no. DL 135 leaving amsterdam and arriving Detroit 13.45. I have to transfer to Delta Flight 1704 at 16.00 hours to Fort Lauderdale, This will happen on February 18 next. When I had to travel to-day the plane had a dely fron 1 hour 21 minurtes and will arrive at 3,09 at Detroit. Do I have then time to catch the plane to Fort Lauderdale. The transfer time is only 50 minutes. Thank you. I feel very nervous if this should happen, cause I have to go to the cruise ship in Fort Lauderdale, which leaves exact 16.00 hours next day. What must I do then. Please help!!!

     

    Delta had a major computer failure yesterday that caused delays today, these are abnormal. You should have enough time.

     

    Thank you Zap. I am relieved now. Thank you very much.

     

    I am still thinking that when it happens that I have a delay coming from Amsterdam to Detroit so not to be in time to get my next flight to Fort Lauderdale, because many delays here in Amsterdam because of fog. What is then the procedure to get me and my husband in time in Fort Lauderdale for the cruiseship, which leaves next day at 16.00 hours sharp. We are travelling both flights with Delta. Last weeks I saw regularly delays in Amsterdam for Delta Flights to Atlanta and Detroit. Thank you in advance ZAP

     

  • flying from LAX via DTW to YOW
    Jan 28, 2017
    3
    I am flying from LAX to Ottawa via DTW with only a 48min connection. is it enough time to make it and should I clear customs in DTW before boarding? I am traveling with anther adult and a child. thank you

     

    There is no US Customs when leaving the US. You go through Canadian Immigration and Customs when you get to Ottawa. All you have to do in Detroit is go from your arrival gate to your departure gate.

     

    Thank you! does this mean that 48min are enough to make the connection?

     

    Yes, it should be.

     

  • 1 hour
    Jan 26, 2017
    1
    I have a flight from LAX to DTW, and then DTW to Amsterdam. Is 1 hour enough time to make my connecting flight?

     

    Yes, that is enough time. You just have to go from your arrival gate to your departure gate, both in Concourse A of the McNamara Terminal. Assuming both flights are on Delta.

     

  • Customs and Baggage
    Jan 23, 2017
    3
    I will be flying from Frankfurt to Toronto (YYZ) with a 4 hour layover in Detroit. Both flights are with Delta. Will I have to pick up my checked bag in Detroit - or will the airline transfer it to me?

     

    What airlines are you flying?

     

    All flights are with Delta

     

    Yes, you will go through US Immigration, claim your bags, go through US Customs, re-check your bags at the re-check desk, then go through security and to your departure gate. Everything is in the McNamara Terminal. You have plenty of time.

     

  • time for connectin flight 41 minutes
    Jan 15, 2017
    1
    I am arriving iDTW @11;19 am on Delta and leaving at 12pm on Delta on 1/19. Is there enough time for connecting to my next flight?

     

    If the first flight is domestic that is just enough time if the first flight is on-time, but leaves no time to spare if it's not.

     

  • AMS to MCO
    Jan 14, 2017
    1
    We have 1.37 hours from landing from Amsterdam before our flight to Orlando, we are English, will this be enough time?

     

    Yes, that should be enough time if the flight from Amsterdam is on-time.

     

  • Flight connection time 50 min is enough time for me?
    Dec 30, 2016
    1
    I came from Ottawa at 9:10 a.m to Detroit at 10:00a.m and my connection time is only 50min to change air plane one Delta to another Delta airline. Do you think is it enough time to transit? Regards, Tim

     

    Yes, that is enough time. You will pre-clear US Immigration and Customs in Ottawa. All you have to do in Detroit is go from your arrival gate to your departure gate, both in the McNamara Terminal.

     

  • Time for connecting flight?
    Dec 30, 2016
    1
    A 4/7/17 flight arrives in Detroit at 7:49 am (Delta ExpressJet) and the connecting flight is at 8;25 am on Delta. Is there sufficient time for the connection?

     

    Yes, that is enough time if the first flight is on-time. You just have to walk from your arrival gate to your departure gate.

     

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