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I shall be arriving to Charlotte from London and catch another flight to Peoria. The lay in period in Charlotte is only 2 hours. Since Charlotte is the port of entry to US, I do not know whether that 2 hours time will be suffiicient enough to complete the immigration formalities and boarding in the Charlotte to Peoria domestic flight. Can any please clarify?
Yes, that should be enough time if everything goes smoothly.
Hi! I have a flight from Finland to New Orleans but the first layover is at new york and the second is at Charlotte.. so supposedly I'll deal with immigration already in New York but my flight is landing to charlotte at 9.10pm and the flight to New Orleans leaves at 10.40pm. Is that enough time for me to catch the flight? Thanks!
Ps. I got one checked bag. The airline changes between Finland and JFK but JFK-MSY american airlines.
Yes, that is plenty of time. All you have to do in Charlotte is walk from your arrival gate to your departure gate.
We are flying from MBJ to ORD with a stop in CLT for 87 minutes. We will have checked baggage. Is this enough time to go through customs, recheck bags, go through security, and get to the new gate? It will be landing at 2:58 pm on a Thurday and departing at 4:25 pm. Do I need to try to get a later flight and pay a change fee?
That is a difficult connection. However, you are not required to pay a change fee. I would try it and if you miss your connection, American will rebook you to Chicago. It is possible if everything goes smoothly.
Hi all, I am checking flights to Cuba and the only options in my days is to fly to Charlotte and that means 17 hours connection. I am Spanish and I was wondering if is possible to leave the airport for sleeping in a hotel until my next flight. What do we need to do? Thanks!
Yes, when you arrive in the US you will go through US Immigration, claim your bags, and go through US Customs and then are free to go where you want. Spanish citizens do not require a visa to visit the US. You just have to complete ESTA.
I land from London on 30th March at 3.05pm and have a connection to Orlando at 4.30pm. Is this enough time and do I have to clear Immigration in Charlotte or Orlando? Thanks
In Charlotte you will go through US Immigration, claim your bags, go through US Customs, re-check your bags at the re-check desk, go through security and to your departure gate. You are 5 minutes short of the recommended International to Domestic connection time in Charlotte. That will be a difficult connection, especially if you have checked bags.
Thanks. As the flights are booked under one reference number. If I miss the connection, does the flight operator have to find us a new flight?
Yes, you will be rebooked on the next available flight to Orlando.