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  • PVG to DTW to CMH
    Sep 18, 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?


  • 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.


  • will 1 hr 30 min transfer time enough
    Apr 25, 2016
    Hi there, we have one and a half hours transfer time arriving from AMS with a Delta flight and leaving for TPA with a Delta flight. Will that be enough to go through all the obliged steps at DTW with 3 persons considering it will be our first time at DTW??


    It's barely enough time if everything goes perfectly.


    Thans ZAP we ll be prepared


  • 46 min transfer
    Apr 24, 2016
    I have an inbound flight from Los Angeles and an outbound flight to Amsterdam via Detroit, on Delta. Do I need to pick-up my luggage? Is it possible to get to my outbound flight in time?


    No, you don't have to do anything with your baggage. You just have to go from your arrival gate to your departure gate, both on the A concourse of the McNamara Terminal.


  • Customs
    Apr 3, 2016
    Flying from houston to dtw, will we go through customs? Also driving from Detroit to buffalo ny through us road only, is there a check point on the way? Thanks!


    Texas and Michigan are both part of the United States. There is no immigration and customs on domestic flights. There are also no roadside checkpoints within the US.


    There is a checkpoint coming back from Brownsville to Houston, and all alongside the border with Mexico. If you fly from brownsville nationally anywhere in the usa you go through customs because it's in the border.


    Even though Detroit and Buffalo are on the border with Canada, they aren't like that.


  • Travel Help
    Feb 22, 2016
    I have a flight out of DTW at 5:45 AM. I arrive at DTW via Bus at 4:35 AM. Will this be enough time to make my flight?


    That should be enough time. However, it might be difficult if your bus goes to the McNamara Terminal and you are flying out of the North Terminal or vise-versa.


    Thanks! And they are dropping me off at the right terminal as well otherwise that might be problematic haha.


  • Question:
    Feb 22, 2016
    I am considering booking a flight into Detroit from Fort Myers and would have one hour to catch my plane to Minneapolis. I'm old and move slow. Is this enough time? I have not had the best experiences in Detroit. Thanks.


    Yes, that should be plenty of time. Both flights will be on the A concourse of the McNamara Terminal.


    Kansas to cleaveland by Delta flight with 39 minutes layover in Detroit will I be able to catch the flight from Detroit to Cleaveland


    Yes, that should be enough time


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