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Average connecting time in DTW, for non US passengers

Average connecting time in DTW, for non US passengers

Old Jun 23, 16, 2:52 am
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Average connecting time in DTW, for non US passengers

I am directing this question, mainly to pepole who are not US citizens

Flying to PIT via DTW with AF flight, actually my ticket shows the flight CDG-DTW as DL and my connecting flight is DL also.
From what I have read here, I'd arrive and connect on same terminal (M), which is good.
I am mainly wondering what should be the average expected time to clear customs and such before getting into main terminal. Travelling with ESTA and Swedish passport, so this should give me some advantage, right?


Btw, I have been visiting flyertalk for a while now, but this is my first post
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Old Jun 23, 16, 4:30 pm
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One big difference will be if you are in business or economy class. Of course, the J flyers will be first off and thru immigration and customs.

If you are on the AF operated flight, your DL connection is definitely in the same terminal, and likely also in Concourse A. If you are flying to PIT from Concourse B/C, allow an extra 15 minutes or so once out of customs.

Immigration and Customs at the MacNamara terminal usually means only one or two flights arriving at the same time, so you won't see huge lines like at a bigger international airport like ORD or JFK. That said, if you are the last one off the inbound plane and only have 90 minutes between flights, it could be a very tight connection.
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Old Jun 26, 16, 3:32 am
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Thank you David, that is good to know.
I am flying class W and seriously considering an upgrade to J.
Inbound flight is AF operated, and I am hoping connecting flight from Concourse A
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Old Jul 2, 16, 7:59 am
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David answered the question. I just wanted to say, Welcome to FT!

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Old Jul 3, 16, 5:48 am
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David answered the question. I just wanted to say, Welcome to FT!

Cheers.

Thank you so much!
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