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    Jan 13, 2017
    Hi! I would like to ask if 2 hours layover time is enough for me to get to my connecting flight. I am a Filipino with a tourist visa and it's my first time to travel to US. The flight will be MANILA to PUDONG to DETROIT to LAGUARDIA to BUFFALO. Is the 2 hours layover in Detroit enough to get my luggage and go through the screening and customs and check-in for my next flight to LaGuardia? Thanks.


    Yes, that is enough time if everything goes smoothly.


  • short connection time
    Dec 19, 2016
    Flying into Detroit, arriving at 7:55 am, with connecting flight on Delta to Seattle departing at 8:31 am - is this enough time? Luggage will have been checked through to final destination.


    Where are you flying into Detroit from?


    Syracuse, NY


    That is enough time if the first flight is on-time but it obviously doesn't leave much time to spare if it's delayed. You just have to walk from your arrival gate to your departure gate in Detroit which should take less than 10 minutes.


  • Connecting flight to DSM (international to Domestic)
    Nov 21, 2016
    Traveling from international flight korea to DTW and then to DSM t Delta Airline, only 2 hours gap time upon arriving at DTW for next domestic flight to DSM. Is it sufficient time, with checked in baggage too?


    Yes, that should be enough time.


  • AMS-DTW-Small Town
    Nov 15, 2016
    Is 1h, 40m enough time at Detroit when flying in from Amsterdam and then connecting on to a small town airport? What is required at DTW with regards to customs, etc? Thanks!


    In Detroit 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. You have enough time if everything goes smoothly.


  • Korea to Detroit to next flight
    Nov 4, 2016
    I am traveling from ICN to DTW ...land at 1030 next flight out is at 1230..... Do we have to pick up luggage, check luggage and go thru security before catching next flight? 2hrs will be close on layover?


    Yes, you have to 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. You have enough time.


  • PVG to DTW to CMH
    Nov 4, 2016
    My fiance will be flying from PVG to DTW, she will have a 2 hour 9 minute layover before flight to CMH. She is arriving on a fiance visa, so she will need to go through immigration and possibly be questioned some. Flights are with Delta.Does anyone have any experience with this to know if she will have enough time to make connection to CMH? Or if we thought she might not have enough time could i just pick her up at DTW instead of making the flight to CMH?


    That should be enough time. If she has a one way flight (which if she is on a fiancee visa is probably the case), you could indeed pick her up at DTW if you wanted.


    Thank you ZAP. What terminal would she be landing at in DTW. If I decide to pick her up there, will she be able to just meet me inside in arrivals waiting area somewhere?


    She will arrive in the McNamara Terminal.


  • How much time to allow
    Aug 5, 2016
    Hi I'm flying on a Friday 12:15 pm flat out of McNamara terminal to Pellston , MI If I'm staying at La Quintal Airport near there, how much time should I allow from hotel, check in, check a bag, security and get to gate? Flying out on Delta Regional jet.


    I would leave the hotel around 10:45 if they have a shuttle then. No later than 10:55.


  • Time through security late at night?
    Aug 3, 2016
    I'll be traveling multiple times this year to DTW and returning home on late night Sunday flights. My first flight home is 9:55pm on a Sunday. I also have TSA pre check. How early should I arrive? Thank you!! Alison


    You should be OK getting there at 8:45-9.


  • Transit flight in Detroit
    Jun 30, 2016
    Hello, I'm travelling from Yerevan to Los Angeles but I have a transit flight in Detroit 1h 38 m, but I also have a green card lottery and I think that I have to hand over all the documents and pass through all the procedures. Will 1h 38m be enough for that?


    Yes, that should be enough time. However, I do want to confirm - what airlines are you flying?


  • DTW - JFK
    Jun 22, 2016


    DTW doesn't have a "Terminal A". I assume you mean the McNamara Terminal? The lines are usually short. They're a bit longer in the morning through. I would plan on walking through the doors at about 7.


  • Delta transfer question
    Jun 7, 2016
    Hi, I'm flying tomorrow from SFO to DTW, arrive at 4.40, for a 5.25 flight on to LOG... is 45 min enough for an easy transfer? Do you know the gate locations, or are they all close on Delta? Will try to carry my bag... thanks for any help!


    There is no such airport as "LOG". Do you mean Boston Logan airport (BOS)? If so both flights will be on Concourse A of the McNamara Terminal. All you have to do is go from your arrival gate to your departure gate. You have enough time.


  • TSA check in delays
    Jun 6, 2016
    My flight leaves on June 7 Tuesday at 8:30 a.m. Does anybody know if there's big delays to check in threw security I have a handbag thanks.


    Detroit does not have long security lines.


    Thanks ZAP


  • TSA pre check
    May 26, 2016
    IS TSA pre check open today in north terminal?


  • Baggage claim (JFK - DTW - ICN)
    May 20, 2016
    Hi, my parents have flights from New York to Incheon connecting Detoirt. Do they have to find their baggage at DTW?


    If both flights are on Delta all they have to do on their way to Seoul is walk from their arrival gate to their departure gate.


    Thanks ZAP. Appreciate!


  • Delt Connec ting Flight Narita to Manila
    May 20, 2016
    How to find my gate - traveling delta connecting from Narita Int. Airport to Manila Ninoy Aquino Int. Airport


    Are you asking about a connection at NRT? If so all Delta flights are in the same area and you just have to walk to your departure gate.


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