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  • Can I reach Bojangles at B6 from arriving at gate D10 without going th
    Dec 21, 2016
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    Can I reach Bojangles at B6 from arriving at gate D10 without going through security? I've been out of the country for a few years now and I'm not sure if Bojos will be open on Christmas. Cheers!

     

    Yes, all gates in Charlotte are connected inside security.

     

    however, if you're arriving on an International flight you have to go straight to US Immigration and Customs, you can't go to restaurants.

     

  • Minimum Connection Time
    Dec 20, 2016
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    What would be the minimum domestic time that is reasonable if all things run on time...That being said...our layover with American would be 42 minutes...If there is a delay, assume American will make it right if we fail to make the connection?

     

    On that flight too smh. Stuck with this loud 5 year old until 230, what about you?

     

    That is enough time if the first flight is on-time and domestic. All gates in Charlotte are connected inside security. Yes, you would be rebooked on the next available flight, but depending on where you're going, that could be awhile.

     

  • Liberia, Costa Rica >> CLT >> JFK
    Dec 16, 2016
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    I'll be going on a short trip to Costa rica, on my way back, I arrive from Liberia, Costa rica into CLT at 8:48 PM on American Airlines and my connecting flight to JFK on American Airlines is at 10:09 PM. Which gives me roughly 80 Minutes to pass through customs and TSA re-check in. Considering it it's in the evening, is this doable? We will only have carry-ons and will not be bringing with us anything that will slow us down (liquor, foods, etc)

     

    With only carry-ons I think that is possible if the flight from Costa Rica is on-time.

     

  • International transfer
    Dec 14, 2016
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    Due to arrive from London UK at 1805 and depart for Fort Myers at 1959. Is this sufficient time to clear arriving international security and customs, collect luggage, deposit luggage and make our way to the gate. Flying American Airlines. Regards Brian from Scotland.

     

    Yes, that is enough time if everything goes smoothly.

     

  • Flying in from St. Maarten to Charlotte to LA.
    Dec 13, 2016
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    We will be flying in from St. Maarten SXM on 12/22 arriving at 8;52 p.m. our next flight is at 10:09 p.m. We have only one hour for custom. But I only have carry-on and I have globel entry. Do I have enough time?

     

    With global entry and carry-ons only I think you can make it.

     

  • Connection from San Diego to Canada
    Dec 8, 2016
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    Does CLT make you go through custom, exit, and re-enter through security like ATL or MIA? I have a short connection and hoping to just walk from my arrival gate to my departure gate. thanks.

     

    There is no US Customs when leaving the US (anywhere). All you have to do in CLT is walk from your arrival gate to your departure gate.

     

  • denver to paris?
    Dec 7, 2016
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    Coming in from Denver at 5:14 - leaving for Paris at 6:15. Should I have any concerns?

     

    That should be enough time if the first flight is on-time. All you have to do is walk from your arrival gate to your departure gate if both flights are on American.

     

  • 50 minutes connection time
    Dec 7, 2016
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    Flying in from st martin with AA and connecting to JFK (AA). Will I have to go through US Immigration or can I connect directly to my next flight? I have 50 minutes - is that enough? (EU citizen)

     

    Yes, you will have to go through US Immigration, claim your bags, go through US Customs, re-check your bags at the re-check desk, and go through security and to your departure gate. That is not realistically enough time. You need at least 90 minutes.

     

    Thanks a lot for your reply. I guess that having only a carry-on luggage will be faster. Just have to go through Immigration (and security?) and reach the departure gate, right?

     

    Yes, if you only have carry ons you just have to go through Immigration, Customs, and Security, it will still be very difficult to do that in 50 minutes.

     

  • Connection Time
    Dec 5, 2016
    1
    American changed our AA flight to American Eagle arriving in charlotte at 10:41 am. We depart at 11:50 am from Terminal 3. My husband needs assistance and we are concerned that we will have enough time to reach the connecting flight. What gate are we arriving at (12/15 American Flight 5454). Thanks very much for your help with this matter.

     

    Charlotte only has one terminal. All you have to do is go from your arrival gate to your departure gate. All gates are connected inside security. You won't know your exact gates until the day of your flight. You should have plenty of time.

     

  • 30 minute connection time
    Dec 2, 2016
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    AA changed my flight arrival and department times. I'm arriving from LGA at 12:30pm on a Tuesday. My flight to MCO is scheduled to leave at 1:00. Is that enough time to make the connecting flight? Is there a minimum connection time the airline must follow?

     

    It's possible, but it doesn't leave any time to spare if the flight from LaGuardia is delayed. I would call AA and ask for a different connection.

     

  • Enough time?
    Dec 2, 2016
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    Is an hour and a half enough time to make a connection arriving from Dublin and flying to Orlando?

     

    Yes, you will pre-clear US Immigration and Customs in Dublin. All you have to do in Charlotte is walk from your arrival gate to your departure gate.

     

  • Enough time to clear customs
    Dec 1, 2016
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    arriving on AA from MBJ at 4:44pm, have connecting flight to STL at 6:06pm (1 hour 25 minutes) is tht enough time to go through customs & catch my connecting AA flight?

     

    That's barely enough time if everything goes perfectly.

     

  • Connection time query
    Dec 1, 2016
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    i arrive at CLT from MSY and have a 60mins lay over for my flight to LHR. Do i have enought time? i am told there is, as the airline has given me this combination. Could someone confirm? thanks

     

    Yes, that is enough time. All you have to do in Charlotte on your way to London is walk from your arrival gate to your departure gate.

     

  • Customs
    Nov 27, 2016
    1
    Flying in from st martin and connecting to New Orleans. Will I have to leave security after going through customs/imagration or can I connect directly to my next flight?

     

    Yes, in Charlotte you will have to go through US Immigration, claim your bags, go through US Customs, re-check your bags at the re-check desk, then go through security and to your departure gate.

     

  • Fort Lauderdale to London
    Nov 22, 2016
    1
    Hi. I'm flying home to London from Fort Lauderdale to Heathrow on American Airlines, arriving in Charlotte at 4.48pm and leaving on the London Heathrow at 6.20pm. I will have cleared immigration at Fort Lauderdale. Will I just transfer from one gate to another passing through an international security check, or will I have to clear immigration again and will this be enough time? Many thanks!

     

    You actually will not have cleared immigration in Fort Lauderdale, you will just go through security. There is no US Immigration when leaving the US and there is no such thing as "international security check" All you have to do in Charlotte is walk from your arrival gate to your departure gate. You have plenty of time.

     

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