Tips and ideas on how to best spend a layover at Detroit Metropolitian airport. Got a favorite quiet place to connect to wifi? A great bar or restaurant? Maybe an exhibit or a walk? Share your DTW Airport layover experiences with others, or post a question and get notified when there is a response.
I am a first item flyer and I will be flying Delta from Tulsa, Oklahoma and I will have a 40 minute layover in Detroit. Where I will then fly to Indianapolis. Is it possible to get on my sexism flight in 40 minutes or is that pushing it?
Hi! this will be my first time using Delta. i will travel from O Hare to Detroit (DL1319)on Aug 29th, will have 1 hour and 37 minutes to my next flight to Narita (DL275). Do you think I can make through immigration check and security with this time. Will it be a troublesome if I have a checked baggage? Or do you recommend me to just have a carry on baggage? Thanks!
There is no US Immigration when leaving the US. All you have to do in Detroit is walk from your arrival gate to your departure gate, both on concourse A of the McNamara Terminal. You have plenty of time.
Thanks for your reply. I see , so if I have checked baggage, I do not have to wait, take my baggage, and drop again for the next flight?
Correct, you don't have to do anything with your bags in Detroit when leaving the country.
I have a 6hr 20 minutes layover from landing on a Virgin flight in Detroit to leaving on a Delta flight to Knoxville.... given that 1.5 hours will see us clear immigration and recheck.... is it possible to leave the airport for 2 to 3 hours? if if yes... any suggestion on some we could do in this short time frame?
DTW is very far from pretty much anything worth seeing. As boring as it might be, you're best off just staying at the airport.
I'll be flying from Paris on Air France and have a connecting flight exactly one hour later to Minneapolis on Delta. Will I have enough time?
1 Hour is really less time than I'd recommend for an International to domestic connection, even at an easy airport like DTW. It's not impossible, but it depends on the flight from Paris arriving a bit early and there being very short lines in order for you to make it.