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I have a one hour layover at DTW on a trip destined for YYZ (Toronto). Same terminal. Do I go through customs in DTW or YYZ?
There is no US Customs when leaving the US. You will go through Canadian immigration and customs in Toronto. If the first flight is domestic, all you do in Detroit is go from your arrival gate to your departure gate.
I'm flying from Chicago to Detroit (DTW) where I have a 58m layover before my flight to Tokyo departs. Will I have enough time between flights?
What airlines are you flying?
I am worried Zap, beauté the samen planeet as ours on saturday, has had delays po roblems. To-Day 104 minuten! !! We have an overlay time of 2.15 hours. Soms only abt half an hou to follow the whole orocedure which, i think is too short. Friends are flying via Atlanta without any problemen. What must we do to Come the same Day in ft. Lauderdale.which is absolute ne essar y. I am disabled so our agent ordered a weel chair help for me. How it Come the different beweeg Atlanta and Detroit. Can you give me an answer Please? This all make me very nervositeit. Thans you Zap.
Ik saw different faults in my message.
Ik try-again.I am worried Zapp beCause i follow this week the same planeet as we willen travel with Next saturday. The whole week this plane have had every Day delays of more than half an hour
To-Day 104 minute's. !!
We have an over lay time of 2.15
hours
So we have than half an hour for the transfer which is too short
What must we do to Come the same Day in ft Lauderdale which is very important for us. Ik am disabled so our agent ordered an wheelchair. Our friends are travelling with delta via Atlanta without any problem. How is that possible?
Please help me what to do.

Just because a flight was delayed once this week does not mean your flight next week will also be delayed. If the flight to Detroit is going to be delayed and you know ahead of time on the day of your flight, you can ask Delta if they can rebook you on the Atlanta flight.
Wen 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 (t0-day too) 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 and are 74 years old. Last weeks I saw regularly delays in Amsterdam for Delta Flights to Atlanta and Detroit. Thank you in advance ZAP
You will be rebooked to Fort Lauderdale the first way possible. Ask about possibly connecting in Atlanta if all the non-stop flights from Detroit are full.
Is it possible to ask also for a non-stop flight to Miami the same day. We are arriving in the afternoon at DTW both flights with Delta. To-day another delay with DL 135 of about 15 minutes. Can you also tell me ZAP what is the minimum time needed from arriving with delta DL 135 and connection with another delta to Fort Lauderdale. Al these delays in Amsterdam make me very nervous, because we do not fly international regularly .
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.