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  • connection
    Jun 4, 2016
    Flight 2087 leaves MCI and arrives at MSP at 1045. Flight 5068 leaves to Bismark ND in 30 min. Is this enough time on 22 June? If I miss it what then?


    30min should be enough time. If you miss your flight ask the person at the counter if there are seats available on DL4517 that leaves at 1:18pm. If your bags make it on the plane and you didn't call Bismark airport if needed to hold your bags. Your bags may get lost just a warning.


  • Customs clearance and pets
    Jun 4, 2016
    Hi, we are planning a trip from Rome to San Antonio via MSP. The layover time is 1:57. We will have checked pets on board. Is this enough time to get everyone checked through the system?


    Yes about 2hr should be enough time in MSP.


  • Connecting from Canada
    Jun 4, 2016
    Let me make sure I've got this right: If I catch a flight in Montreal (going thru US Customs there), landing in Minneapolis (and going on to connecting flights within the US), I do NOT have to re-check my bags in MSP? I can just walk to the connecting gate?


    Yes will only have to go through customs in Montreal. If it's all on the same ticket and not separate tickets you will NOT have to recheck your bags.


  • Heathrow to MSP connection time?
    May 25, 2016
    We will be flying from Heathrow to MOT through MSP in October. No checked baggage, just backpacks. We have 1 hr. 29 min. layover in MSP. Will this be enough time to do customs, security, etc?


  • Connection
    May 23, 2016
    We have a 58 minute connection. Delta from Indianapolis flying to anchorage. Is that enough time


    Yes, all you have to do is walk from your arrival gate to your departure gate.


  • Canada to MSP to ATL - 70 min layover
    May 23, 2016
    I will be flying in from Edmonton on a Saturday and only have an 1 hour 10 min layover before my flight for ATL leaves. Will I have enough time to get through customs and everything? I will have my 18 month old daughter with me and need to have time to change her and possibly grab food. Any help is greatly appreciated!


    You will pre-clear US Immigration and Customs in Edmonton. All you have to do in MSP is walk from your arrival gate to your departure gate. You have enough time.


  • Connecting flight Chicago midway to San Antonio
    May 19, 2016
    I have a connecting flight from Chicago midway to San Antonio. I stop in MSP with 45mins. Is this enough time??? I have terminal 1 when I land and when I leave to San Antonio


    Yes, should be plenty of time, as long as your flight is on time or about on time.


  • 1h 20min layover
    May 19, 2016
    Hi I am travelling from Saskatoon (YXE) to Washington (IAD) with a 1h 20min layover in Minneapolis. I am wondering whether that is enough time to catch my connecting flight? I know I would have to go through customs and I have never been to MSP so I am wondering if there would be guidance regarding routes to security and to my next gate?


    . If you fly from somewhere outside the US or Canada to an airport in the US or Canada, you will have to collect and recheck your luggage no matter where you're going on your second flight


  • Coming from UK - layover time enough?
    May 11, 2016
    Flying in from London (LHR) on my way to Austin (AUS), there's a 1h 43min layover at MSP - is this enough time to disembark, go through customs and passport control, and get to the connecting flight?


    That should be just enough time if everything goes smoothly.


  • 1.16 enough time?
    May 12, 2016
    Flying from Amsterdam to Phoenix with a change in MSP, layover is 1.16. Is that enough time??


    No, that is below the minimum recommended international to domestic connection time.


    Ok so how have they been allowed to sell me that flight???


    I don't know - they shouldn't have.


    What is the recommended time?


  • Connection from Paris to Kansas City
    Aug 5, 2016
    I will arrive with Delta airlines from Paris CDG to MSP at 12:27 and next flight to Kansas City is 03:10 =>do I have to pass customer/boarder or it is in Kansas City for the connection is it enought time around 3h00?


    In MSP 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 should have enough time.


    Many thanks for quick feedback => it was ok... :-)


  • Arriving From San Antonio Connecting Delta Flight to Amsterdam
    May 4, 2016
    I am landing in MSP from San Antonio on an Airbus A319. Delta's connecting flight is 40 minutes between landing in MSP and take off to Amsterdam on an Airbus A300-300. Is 40 minutes enough time to make the connection Delta flight to Amsterdam?


    Correction: The Delta Flight to Amsterdam is on an Airbus A330-300.


    Yes, that is enough time if your flight from San Antonio is on-time. All you have to do in MSP is walk from your arrival gate to your departure gate.


  • JFK - MSP - YVR
    May 1, 2016
    Hi, we have a flight from New York to Vancouver with a 1 hour 30 minute stop over at MSP on a Sunday. Both flights are Delta. Will we have to collect baggage and re-check it in and ourselves between flights. Or can we go straight between arrival and departure gates without collecting baggage, will this automatically go between aircraft? Will we have to go through security again because we are British Citizens. Thanks


    All you have to do in MSP is walk from your arrival gate to your departure gate. There is no US Customs when leaving the US. You will go Canadian Immigration and Customs when you arrive in Vancouver.


  • Connection time
    Apr 28, 2016
    If my flight from Fayetteville NW lands at 18:47 and my connecting flight to Amsterdam is at 19:31, does this leave enough time to connect? It is only 44minutes at the airport.


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


  • Time of transfer
    Apr 28, 2016
    I arrive from Vancouver via Delta Airlines Terminal 1 and have 48 minutes to go through security and catch a Delta Airlines flight to Newark also in Terminal 1. Is that enough time ?


    You don't have to go through security, you will pre-clear US Immigration and Customs in Vancouver. All you have to do is walk from your arrival gate to your departure gate, you have enough time.


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