Detroit, MI (DTW)

Detroit Metropolitan Airport (DTW)
Terminal    North Terminal
Recommended Check-in Time 90 minutes

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Cashless Lobby

Cash is not accepted as a form of payment at the ticket counter.
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Ticket Counter Hours

4:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.
4:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.

Baggage Claim Phone Number 1-734-784-2250 ext. 1231509 (office)
1-734-941-0353 (fax)
Skycap/Curbside No/No
Airport Website Click Here

Travel Advisory

Due to an ongoing airport infrastructure improvement project at Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport (DTW) which will impact roadways near and around the airport through mid-November 2017, customers traveling to/from DTW are encouraged to allow for additional travel time to arrive at the airport as follows.

  • Arrive Early & Allow Extra Drive Time:  Customers and motorists should plan to arrive early and allow for extra time to navigate through the road construction occurring near the North end of the airport.
  • Utilize Cell Phone Waiting Lots & Short-Term Parking:  The airport encourages those picking up customers to take advantage of DTW’s complimentary cell phone waiting lots and short-term parking options to help reduce roadway congestion.  The North Cell Phone Lot is located off the East Service Drive and is best accessed from Goddard Rd. Ext. during construction.  The South Cell Phone Lot is located off Eureka Rd., west of the southern airport entrance.

As always, be sure to check both traffic and flight status prior to heading to the airport. For more information and updates, visit

Cut-off time for checking in
  • Checked baggage may be accepted within six (6) hours of scheduled departure time based on the opening of the ticket counter on the same calendar day
  • Checked baggage will not be accepted less than 40 minutes prior to departure on domestic flights and 60 minutes for international flights.

JetBlue is not liable for any charges incurred for baggage that was checked late, nor will we be liable for delivery or compensation for late-checked baggage. 

  • If you're not checking bags, you must check in no later than 30 minutes* prior to scheduled departure for domestic flights, and 60 minutes for international flights 
  • All customers must be onboard the aircraft 15 minutes prior to scheduled or posted departure time for domestic and international flights.

*kiosk availability subject to airport hours of operation

Check in cut-off times vary between check-in channels as follows:

  • Online check in: 30 minutes of departure (domestic), 60 minutes of departure (international)
  • JetBlue mobile app: 30 minutes of departure (domestic), 60 minutes of departure (international)
  • Kiosk/ticket counter: 30 minutes of departure (domestic), 60 minutes of departure (international)

Address and phone number - DTW


North Terminal
601 William Rogell Dr. Suite 2163A
Detroit, MI 48242

General Airport Phone: 1-734-247-7678

Baggage claim information

Baggage Claim is located on the Lower Level. You can pick up your bags from Carousel 8.

Making a baggage claim

If your baggage has been delayed or damaged, it is important to make a baggage claim with a JetBlue crewmember while you're at the airport.

If you need to make the claim once you've left the airport, please call the JetBlue Baggage Service Office within four (4) hours after arrival.

The baggage service office is open from 9:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. and 6:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.

Detroit Baggage Service Office telephone: 1-734-784-2250 ext. 1231509 
Detroit Baggage Service Office fax: 1-734-941-0353

Baggage claim follow-up

To follow-up on a baggage claim, contact Central Baggage Services. Click Here for hours of operation and contact information.

Car rental companies

Detroit Metropolitan Airport (DTW) is served by most major rental car agencies.  The rental car campus is located on the northeast corner of the Airport along Lucas Drive, where each brand (or group of brands) operates its own facility connected to the terminals by their own courtesy shuttles.

All rental car shuttles pick-up and drop-off at each terminal’s Ground Transportation Center. To access your rental car agency, once you have claimed any checked luggage, follow terminal signs to Ground Transportation.

For more information, click here

Other car rental options

We can also offer you special rates on rental cars through our partner You can book these rates by clicking on the link below or, if you call our Reservations team to book your reservation, one of our Reservation crewmembers can transfer you to

You may also contact Customer Support directly for questions regarding hotel or car reservations 24 hours a day, seven days a week at 1-800-544-3581 (English) or 1-800-520-8629 (Spanish).

Check-in & gate information

Ticket counter location

Our ticket counter is located in the North Terminal departures area and is open during the following hours:

We recommend you arrive at the airport at least 90 minutes prior to departure. Avoid delays by checking for traffic alerts, and allow enough time to go through TSA screening, particularly during holidays and peak travel days. Please note, JetBlue has cut-off times for baggage check in, and also for check in at the departure gate; JetBlue will not be responsible for expenses incurred due to late check in.

You will need a boarding pass to get through security. Our flights depart out of Gate D15.

Identification requirements

Click Here for Identification / ID Requirements

Boarding cut-off time

Each customer must be onboard the aircraft 15 minutes prior to departure.

Standby customers may be cleared at 10 minutes to departure.

Any customer not onboard, even if they have checked in and received a boarding pass, may be denied boarding and will not be entitled to denied boarding compensation.

Kiosk check in

If you have a confirmed reservation, feel free to use a kiosk machine to check in. You may check in using the kiosk no more than six hours prior to departure if you are checking baggage. Customers with no checked baggage may check in within 24 hours from their scheduled departure time. Kiosk check in is not available 30 minutes or less before departure.

You can retrieve your information and check in at a kiosk using one of the following methods:

  • Confirmation code
  • Emailed itinerary with the bar code
  • Credit card with your name on it
  • TrueBlue number or email address and password if you're a TrueBlue member

In order to validate your boarding pass, you'll need to present it along with your photo ID at the gates.

Skycap and curbside check in

Skycaps are available to assist you with your bags to the ticket counter; however, they are not set up to check you in at the curb.

Check in & pick up info for unaccompanied minors

Photo identification is required for both parties who drop off and pick up an unaccompanied minor. Unaccompanied minors will not be accepted without the guardian's photo ID.

When a gate pass is issued, it is the TSA's decision as to whether a young child, in addition to the unaccompanied minor, may pass through security with the adult.

Drop off information

When dropping off the unaccompanied minor, the parent/guardian may NOT leave the airport until the following criteria are met:

  • The parent/guardian has a signed copy of the UMNR form
  • The UMNR is onboard the aircraft 
  • The parent/guardian's name, address and cell phone number are all documented on the minor's reservation.

In the event of a gate return, a JetBlue crewmember will contact the parent/guardian so that he/she can immediately return to the airport to meet their minor. Please note, the parent/guardian must request a gate pass at the airport ticket counter to pick up their minor at the departure gate.

Pick up information When picking up an unaccompanied minor, one person may receive a gate pass to proceed into the arrivals area to meet the minor. Please arrive at the airport no later than 30 minutes before the scheduled arrival.

In cases where a flight arrives after the ticket counter is closed, the pick up person should proceed directly to baggage claim to meet the minor.

The child will only be released to the person indicated on the unaccompanied minor form or on the reservation and that person must present their government-issued photo ID.

Customer paging number
If you’re trying to get a hold of someone at the airport call 1-734-247-1000 to have them paged.

Directions to DTW
1. Head southwest on W G Rogell Dr toward Service Dr 
2. Take the first left onto Service Dr 
3. Turn left onto W G Rogell Dr 
4. Merge onto I-94 E via the ramp to Detroit 
5. Take exit 215A to merge onto M-10 S toward Downtown

Flight durations

Approximate flight durations, as well as other pertinent flight details may be found on the 'Select your flights' screen when booking on

Please note: flight durations vary with wind currents, weather developments, aircraft congestion, and air traffic control directives.

Ground transportation

Earn TrueBlue points and enjoy exclusive savings when you book with Avis and Budget.

Traveling to/from the airport? Schedule a ride ahead of time with JetBlue Ground Transfers and your ride will be waiting. 

Using ridesharing apps or taxi? You can be picked up and dropped off right outside the terminal.

Want to take public transit? The M60 SBS & Q47 bus stop is located on Marine Terminal Road outside of Terminal A.
The Q70 SBS, Q72 & Q48 are accessible from Terminal B. If you take one of these to Terminal B, you can take the free BLUE shuttle to Terminal A.

Mileage information

The airport is an 21 miles from downtown Detroit. Additional areas of interest:

Downtown Detroit (Ford Field, Comerica, Detroit Opera House, etc.)  21 miles
Ann Arbor, MI (University of Michigan)  25 miles
Windsor, Canada 23 miles

Other airlines

If you're making a connection at Detroit Metropolitan Airport, click here for a list of other airlines and their contact information.


With more than 19,000 on-airport parking spaces, DTW offers a variety of parking options tailored to meet each customer's individual need.

Two covered parking garages (The Big Blue Deck and McNamara Terminal Parking Structure) and the Yellow surface lot feature the closest and most convenient airport parking to each of DTW's two customer terminals. For more information, refer to

Special service information

For your convenience, regular and oversized wheelchairs are available upon request. Electric carts are not available in the concourse area. Door 4 is designated for customers with disabilities.

See information desk for assistance at the airport.

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