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  • NRT - MSP - YYZ Baggage
    Sep 22, 2016
    Traveling to YYZ from NRT via MSP. Have a 6hr layover in MSP. Will I need to recheck my baggage? If I wanted to get out in MSP can I get my checked baggage if it is check through to YYZ?


    Yes, you have to go through US Immigration, claim your bags, go through US Customs, re-check your bags at the re-check desk, at that point you are outside security and free to go where you want. When ready, you go through security and to your gate. Note that the Tokyo-MSP flight goes from Haneda, not Narita after October 28, so double check your reservation on if you are traveling after then.


    Just to I have to recheck my bags? Reason I am asking is that I am an American and my ultimate destination is Chicago. This ticket just ended up being cheaper with YYZ as the end point. Could I clear customs not recheck my bag and board anther flight to Chicago?


    Yes, you will have to claim your bags to go through US Customs. Then you can rip your tags off and board a different flight (on a different airline) to Chicago. Note that you can only do this if the flight to Toronto is the last flight of your reservation.


  • 30 minute layover
    Sep 18, 2016
    I'd like to book Delta's connection: RAP (flight 4026) --> MSP --> LGA (flight 2296). There's only a 30 minute layover. Is this doable? Do we know what gates the flights typically arrive at/ depart from in MSP? Thanks in advance for your help!


    It's possible. You won't know the gates until the day of your flight.


  • 30 Min Connection
    Sep 18, 2016
    I have a 30 minute connection and need to get from G to B terminal. Can I make it?


    G and B are just concourses not Terminals. It's possible if the first flight is on-time.


  • connecting flights from Domestic Delta Air to International Air
    Sep 12, 2016
    How do I go about my connecting flight on Delta Air from Domestic to International flight at MSP (Delta flights: DFW to MSP to NRT)


    You walk from your arrival gate to your departure gate. There is no US Customs when leaving the US and all Delta flights are in the same terminal.


  • TUC to MSP
    Sep 7, 2016
    Flying Delta from Tucson to MSP. We have 50 min. to get to Delta flight to BMI. Is this enough time?


    Yes, that is enough time. All you have to do is walk from your arrival gate to your departure gate.


  • Connection time between GRR and LAX fligths
    Sep 6, 2016
    Delta changed my itinerary cutting down my layover time in MSP from an hour to 34 minutes. I am flying in to MSP from GRR and on to LAX from MSP with 34 minutes time between both. Both flights are Delta. Will that be sufficient time to make the connection? Thanks!


    Yes, that is just enough time if the flight from Grand Rapids is on-time.


  • Travel time from gate C16 to D3
    Sep 6, 2016
    Is 30 minutes sufficient layover time to walk from MSP gate C16 to D3? Flight from RIC to HNL with MSP connection. Expected worst case is gates C16 to D3. Thanks.


    That is just enough time to if the flight from Richmond is on-time.


  • Re check luggage
    Sep 6, 2016
    I am flying delta to Minneaplolis then switching airlines to Florida do I need to recheck bags?


    What airline are you flying to Florida? Where are you flying into Minneapolis from?


    Winnipeg to Minnespolis ( delta -clear customs in wpg) min to Fort Lauderdale - air Canafa 70 minutes to connect!!


    Air Canada doesn't fly from Minneapolis to Ft. Lauderdale. Please double check your reservation.


    You are correct . I am sorry about that! I phoned Delta ,they say no worries all will work fine. Thx


  • Customs
    Sep 1, 2016
    I am wondering if my fiancé an I will have enough time to go through customs and get to our next flight. We leave Bismarck and get to MSP at 6:26 am our flight from MSP leaves at 7:10 am for Cancun.


    There is no US Customs when leaving the US. All you have to do in MSP on your way to Cancun is go from your arrival gate to your departure gate.


  • Afternoon connection
    Aug 21, 2016
    Flying round trip BWI-Minot. Flying the BWI-MSP route with Spirit and the MSP-MOT route with Delta, tickets booked separately. 1 hour 27 min connection on the way there and 1 hour 50 min connection on return. Are those enough?


    With checked bags, no chance. With no checked bags that's just enough time. You will have to change terminals in MSP which is somewhat difficult to do.


    I will have to change terminals? The MSP Airport website and a flight tracker tell me that Spirit flies into MSP at Concourse E of Term 1 and Delta Connection flies into Concourses A&B of Term 1. If it's the same terminal, can I make the connection? With checked bags.


    Sorry didn't mean to name myself Andy just been looking thru some older forums and saw the name. for some reason wrote it as my name lol. but id appreciate ur help andy or zap


    Sorry, you are right, Spirit is the only Low-Cost Carrier to use Terminal 1, the rest use Terminal 2. This is still a bit difficult with checked baggage.


  • Enough time to clear immigration and recheck luggage?
    Sep 6, 2016
    We are flying in on a Monday in September with Delta from Amsterdam, mid afternoon, and then on to Phoenix with Delta. Layover time is 1hr 15mins - do we have enough time to clear immigration/customs and recheck luggage?


    Sorry - should have mentioned that both flights appear to arrive/depart from Terminal 1. Thanks.


    And we are travelling Business if that helps? Thanks.


    Flying business class that should be just enough time if everything goes smoothly.


    I have read for business, but for economy class? Would it be possible to catch the flight with all immigration and baggage re-check if we are flying to Denver? Thank you in advance!


  • Delta -KEF to MSP-to Delta LAX with 1:40 time. Possible?
    Aug 19, 2016
    Need to know if we have enough connecting time coming back from KEF to LAX


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


    What is the minimum connection time to make the LAX flight?


    85-90 minutes is the bare minimum


  • International: Transiting MSP to PDX
    Aug 17, 2016
    I will be flying from Rome FCO and will have to clear passport control/customs. I will only have checked luggage. I will have 1 hr 17 minutes to make my Alaska Air flight to PDX. Is this possible? Many thanks in advance.


    With checked luggage this is a difficult connection.


    Oops, I meant only carry on luggage. Is that doable?


    Yes, then that should be just enough time if everything goes smoothly.


  • LAX to MSP to KEF
    Aug 15, 2016
    1 hour 20 minute connection time enough?


    If both flights are on Delta on the same reservation, then yes, that is enough time. If it's not that you need to post what airlines you are flying.


    Delta there and back.


    You have enough time. All you will need to do is walk from your arrival gate to your departure gate, which likely be in Concourse G.


  • international with terminal change
    Jul 29, 2016
    Planning a trip to Iceland and the return flights have an international flight arriving in terminal 2/Icelandair at 6:05p and a domestic connection back home in terminal 1 at 7:40p. Not planning to check luggage. Is this enough time to change terminals and make connecting flight? Thanks!


    If you are already checked in for your second flight, this would be barely enough time if the Icelandair flight is on-time.


    Thanks for the feedback - will look for an option with a little more wiggle room.


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