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Detroit Metropolitian Airport DTW

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Baggage Claim at Detroit Metropolitian DTW Airport

The baggage claim areas in both terminals are at the ground level.

Baggage Carts / Skycap at Detroit Metropolitian DTW Airport

Baggage Carts for rent are available at the entrances and exits and in the Baggage Claim area.

Skycap assistance is available at the curb front, ticket counter and throughout the terminal complex. Contact your airline for special arrangements.

Security at Detroit Metropolitian DTW Airport

Follow the TSA 1-2-3 rules for liquids.  Grab a few containers and put your belonging in them, then push the contained through the security belt; remove any metal on your person (belt, etc.) while you walk to the security checkpoint.   Note if you have prosthetic devices, alert security personnel of that fact.
Passengers 18 years of age and older should be prepared to present a valid photo ID (such as a driver's license or passport) along with their ticket and boarding pass.
Passengers are limited to one carry-on item along with one personal item, such as a purse, briefcase or laptop. Check with your airline for specific security and baggage requirements.
Travelers carrying medical supplies should be prepared to justify the need for such items with a prescription and/or letter from their physician.

For more details regarding prohibited items and safety tips, visit the Transportation Security Administration website at www.tsa.gov or www.tsatraveltips.us

Helpful Tips & Resources

Whether you're a seasoned jet-setter or a first-time flyer, iFly.com has everything you need to make your airport experience stress-free. Check out these helpful tips for traveling to, from, or through DTW: 

  • Take advantage of the free wifi and explore the web if you have some time before your departure! Additionally, you can relax, grab a snack, and browse the shops.
  • If you're looking for ways to pass the time before your flight takes off, check out these cool layover ideas at Detroit Metropolitian Airport.
  • If you want to know if your flight might be late, check out the arrival status of the inbound flight.
  • Are you planning a trip to the airport and unsure of the different parking options and their associated costs? Check out this link to find out the locations and fees for both on-airport and off-airport parking.
  • If you need to know what business services are available, like copy machines, postal services, or notaries, please check here.
  • If you are travelling within the local area and need a fast way to reach your destination, take a look at the airport shuttle options available here.