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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.
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.
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
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?
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.