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  • Flying to Cancun
    Dec 1, 2016
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    Flying American to Cancun Sunday morning Dec. 4 How early do I have to arrive?

     

    At least 2 hours before your flight, preferably a little more if you have bags to check.

     

  • Iberia arrival at ORD: where do I collect my dog?
    Nov 30, 2016
    2
    Arriving from Madrid and would appreciate info on where/when I can collect my large dog. Before or after Immigration/Customs? At Excess Baggage desk or where? Many thanks

     

    It will likely be at an oversize baggage belt/doorway in the international baggage claim, but you can ask the agent on the jetway meeting your flight to be sure.

     

    Thank you for your help - I'm getting conflicting reports from airline and airport.

     

  • Arrival time
    Nov 30, 2016
    1
    Fliying American 12/6/16 at 11:45 am. Bus arrival to airport scheduled for 10am. I have no checked baggage. Do I have enough time to catch flight?

     

    That should be enough time.

     

  • Early Monday Flight
    Nov 28, 2016
    1
    I have a 6:00 am flight on Monday morning - would like to take the bus but earliest arrival to Terminal 2 is 4:50 am. If I don't have any checked luggage and am flying 1st class - will I make the flight?

     

    Yes, that should be enough time assuming the bus arrives on-time. Terminal 2 security lines are generally short, especially early in the morning.

     

  • Connecting flight
    Nov 3, 2016
    1
    Hi, I am flying from madrid to Las Vegas on american airlines, changing in ORD, will I have to collect & recheck my baggage? and if so is 1hr 40 mins enough time?

     

    Yes, in chicago you will arrive in Terminal 5, go through US Immigration, claim your bags, go through US Customs, re-check your bags at the re-check desk, take the ATS Train to Terminal 3, go through security and to your departure gate. Note that the flight from Madrid will be operated by Iberia. You have just enough time if everything goes smoothly.

     

  • when to arrive
    Nov 3, 2016
    1
    have a flight to paris on sun nov 6th. traveling with 4 people, leave at 630 pm, some will be checking bags, flying united. when should we get to the airport. will be parking off site and the parking shuttle is a 12 min ride. we have global enrty so we do have tsa pre check.

     

    Then arriving at 4:30 still leaves you plenty of time.

     

  • arrival
    Oct 25, 2016
    1
    I have a 720am flight to Vegas on a Thursday. How early should I arrive at O'Hare?

     

    5 AM if you have checked bags, 5:30 AM if you don't.

     

  • Pay $10 to get to the Water Tower place (downtown chicago) from ORD?
    Oct 21, 2016
    0
    Hi! For all those who travel back and forth from the city to the airport, given the current traveling options (Train, Bus, Uber), will you pay $10 for a car service to get from the Water Tower Place to the airport?

     

  • Arrival - Saturday 6am Flight to Bahamas
    Oct 20, 2016
    1
    We're scheduled to depart from Terminal 3 for the Bahamas at 6am Saturday morning, checking bags. Is 4am arrival early enough?

     

    Yes, that should be sufficient.

     

  • arrival time
    Oct 17, 2016
    1
    flight that leaves 800am from Ohare on Wed. checking a bag. what time do I need to arrive?

     

    6 AM or earlier.

     

  • 5:20 AM Flight, how early should I arrive?
    Oct 17, 2016
    1
    We have a 5:20 am flight to DFW; pre-check and carry-on luggage only. How early should I arrive at O'Hare? Thanks!

     

    Security opens at 3:15. Pre-Check doesn't open until about 4 usually.

     

  • International Flight
    Oct 11, 2016
    1
    I have a flight at 3:35 PM on Thursday to Hong Kong, what time should I arrive at Terminal 5?

     

    I would get there at about 1:30

     

  • International flights
    Oct 5, 2016
    1
    I have an international flight leaving at 7am thursday morning and i have 2 kids, How early do I have to be there?

     

    If you have checked bags I would try to arrive a little before 5 AM.

     

  • Monday
    Oct 3, 2016
    2
    I am flying out on Monday at noon in Delta. Will arriving at the airport by 10 he ok?

     

    Yes, that should be fine.

     

    Actually we got checked in and through security in 15 minutes.

     

  • Short Domestic connection time
    Sep 19, 2016
    1
    I will take flight from SFO to ORD and ORD to MHK on Nov 26. There is only 35 minutes connection time at ORD. Is it enough? Both flights are with American Airline.

     

    It's enough time if the first flight is on-time. You just have to walk from your arrival gate to your departure gate, both in Terminal 3.

     

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