40 Minute Connection

Old May 6, 16, 9:26 am
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40 Minute Connection

Is 40 minutes enough for a connection at DFW? it is in the same terminal.
I will be flying IAH-DFW-DEN-SLN. An once i get to Denver i have a flight with Great Lakes on an EMB-120. Can i just check in at the gate for the Great Lakes flight?
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Old May 6, 16, 3:13 pm
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Originally Posted by xxwerftxx View Post
Is 40 minutes enough for a connection at DFW? it is in the same terminal.
I will be flying IAH-DFW-DEN-SLN. An once i get to Denver i have a flight with Great Lakes on an EMB-120. Can i just check in at the gate for the Great Lakes flight?
Except for Eagle flights and international ones, there's no guarantee which terminal your flights will use. Just because they are in C yesterday today and tomorrow, they may use A or D next week.

That said, 40 minutes is fine if your inbound is on time, and if you do end up not changing terminals, so much the better, but there's not much room for error, especially if you're connecting to another airline, to a flight that seems to be the last one of the day.

Is this on a single ticket?

Edit - I assumed like most DFW connections this was on AA. Or is it on United?

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Old May 7, 16, 7:57 am
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Originally Posted by swag View Post
Except for Eagle flights and international ones, there's no guarantee which terminal your flights will use. Just because they are in C yesterday today and tomorrow, they may use A or D next week.

That said, 40 minutes is fine if your inbound is on time, and if you do end up not changing terminals, so much the better, but there's not much room for error, especially if you're connecting to another airline, to a flight that seems to be the last one of the day.

Is this on a single ticket?

Edit - I assumed like most DFW connections this was on AA. Or is it on United?
looks like united as op said "same terminal" and obviously ua is capable of being in same concourse in dfw

if all united flying (til den), then 40 minutes is plenty, you'll probably even be on the same plane and gate

ua just moved to new gates at dfw (or are about to)

i've had some iah-dfw-xxx routings on ua, they were much cheaper than the nonstop

so the great lakes flight is on a separate ticket? and if you're without bags i don't see why they couldn't at the gate. maybe give them a call and ask
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Old May 9, 16, 9:47 am
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If this is on United (so, guaranteed to be in the same terminal), I don't see why not, although this leaves no room for error or delays. If the flight is on time, sure.

I'd probably do it myself, but I am one of those who lives on the edge in this regard.
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