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  • Short layover for international flight
    Oct 22, 2014
    If I arrive from Dayton at 6:20 via American Airlines and depart for Jamaica at 7:40 via US Airways, will I have enough time to make the connection? Tickets were purchased together.


    Both of your flights will be operated by American and be in Terminal 3. You will have plenty of time. All you have to do is walk from your arrival gate to your departure gate.


  • Luggage not transferred
    Oct 22, 2014
    Arrived on Austrian flight from Vienna and connected to LIT on United Airlines. I knew the bags were not checked through to little rock because the tags did not have LIT on them. A man with a handheld scanner instructed me to put them on the conveyor along the Wall . I told them they need to be rechecked to Little Rock, and he said no that is where they go.. Sure enough they did not not make the flight. Question now is where are they. I have filed a claim with United Airlines but the tags are Austrian tags with ORD as final destination. How do I get my luggage?


    The Austrian bag office in ORD likely has them, but it will be difficult to get them.


  • United connection
    Oct 21, 2014
    Flying from Lincoln,Nebraska to Ottawa Canada, with a connection in Chicago. Only have 1 hour - is that enough time???


    Yes, that should be enough time. All you have to do is walk from your arrival gate to your departure gate, which will be connected inside security.


  • 42 mins to go from terminal 2-3 to 5?? Help!
    Oct 20, 2014
    I have 42 minutes to get to an Ord-Frankfurt flight, presumably in terminal 5, after my flight lands in either 2 or 3 from Denver. Am I totally screwed?


    No ORD-Frankfurt flights depart from T5. United and Lufthansa flights to Frankfurt depart from T1. Also, no airline uses both T2 and T3. What airline are you flying from Denver?


    Oh, phew. Thank you. I just assumed a flight to Frankffurt would leave from T5. I am slated to arrive at ORD at 2:38. Flight to Frankfurt is at 3:20. Oct. 25 is the day. United the carrier from Denver.


    Both of your flights will be in Terminal 1. You have enough time.


    Thanks! This site is great


  • American/American Eagle
    Oct 19, 2014
    Do they arrive & depart from the same terminal?


    Yes, all Domestic American flights arrive in T3 and all American Eagle flights depart from T3.


  • Do I have enough time??
    Oct 19, 2014
    I have 30 minutes at Ohare to make a connection from American to American Eagle airlines. Is this even possible?


    Yes, it is possible. All you have to do is walk from your arrival gate to your departure gate in Terminal 3.


    thank you


  • do i have enough time
    Oct 17, 2014
    My flight departs from Detroit (DTW) to Chicago O'Hare flight number American Airline 4230 arrives Chicago at 6:20 pm on Sunday the 19th of October. I have an international flight departing from ORD at 20:45 pm EY0150 @ Terminal 5. Will i have enough time to make it ? Can i also check in my luggage in DTW direct to AUH ? thanks


    Yes, If you purchased both tickets on one reservation your baggage will be checked direct to Abu Dhabi in Detroit. You will have plenty of time. All you have to do is take the ATS Train from T3 to T5, get your Etihad boarding pass, and go through security. If you purchased two separate tickets you will have to claim your bags from American first. You should still have enough time.


  • Connections
    Oct 17, 2014
    Hi, I will be flying in from LGA on American to catch a flight to SNA on American and am wondering if I will be in the same terminal when I arrive and when I depart. I have about 45 minutes in between flights, but thought I would be ok since they are the same airline. I think that I will be in Terminal 3 for both - but my flight is in 2 weeks so there isn't any information yet. I have only done one connecting flight before in my life, so a little nervous!


    Yes, both flights will be in Terminal 3. You should be OK as long as your first flight is on-time.


  • 1:20hr layover long enough?
    Oct 17, 2014
    I have a 1hr 20min layover coming in with Lufthansa from Frankfurt and continuing to San Diego with United. If Lufthansa flight is on time, will I have enough time to go through immigration, claim my bag, check it in again and reach my flight?


    That is 10 minutes below the minimum connection time, but you still have a good chance of making your connection.


    Thanks for your answer. In the end, I decided to rebook my incoming flight to EWR with a 2.5hr layouver. It was free, I saved some money on fare cost and it gives me some peace of mind.


  • can i catch my connection
    Oct 14, 2014
    I arrive into O'hare airport at 6 pm from a local flight from DTW and i have an international flight on Etihad to Abu Dhabi (YUZ) at 8:45 take off. Will i have sufficient time to catch my flight ? Can i checkin my luggage straight to Abu Dhabi from Detroit ?


    What airline are you flying from Detroit? Did you purchase two tickets separately or did you purchase one ticket from Detroit to Abu Dhabi.


  • Is 40 mins connection at ORD enough?
    Oct 14, 2014
    Flying FLL to ORD and then 40 mins later on to LHR, all AA flights. Will I make it? Same terminal I think but I am at the back of the plane, which will not help.


    If your first flight is on-time you will be OK, but yes, you are right, not much time to spare for delays.


    Thanks- will get my running gear on...


  • conenctin help T1 to T3
    Oct 13, 2014
    I am flying in from Toronto on Air Canada arriving at 8:35 am and have 1 hour layover. Catching American Eagle flight to St Louis at Terminal : T3 Gate : L6A . Do I have enough time to make this connection


    Air Canada flights arrive in Terminal 2. Even if you are in fact on a United flight that arrives in Terminal 1, all three terminals are connected by walkways inside security. You should have enough time if your first flight is on-time. Be sure to check-in online for your AA flight before you leave Toronto.


  • enough time?
    Oct 10, 2014
    We are flying from Toronto to O! Hare on United to treminal 2 and we have a conecting flight to Tokyo in 1.30 from terminal 1. Do we have to go again throw a customs and check are bags in again?


    You will pre-clear US Immigration and Customs in Toronto. All you have to do in Chicago is walk from your arrival gate to your departure gate. T1 and T2 are connected inside security by a walkway. You should have plenty of time.


  • Manchester - Chicago - Tampa
    Oct 9, 2014
    We fly into Chicago 4 hours before going to Tampa. Do we have to go collect bags customs ect ect. Tickets purchased together. Never done connecting flights before. Got 4 kids in tow. Just keep seeing Home Alone running through O Hare. ;)


    Yes, you will arrive in Terminal 5, go through US Immigration, claim your bags, and go through customs, then re-check your bags at the transfer desk. Then you will take the ATS Train to your departure terminal - Terminal 3 if you flight to Tampa is on American and Terminal 1 if it is on United. 4 Hours should be more than enough time.


    Thanks for that. Much appreciated.


  • Terminals 1 and 2
    Oct 9, 2014
    I will be landing from Hawai (United Airlines) terminal 2 and connecting on a flight to Canada, Terminal 1. Is 1 hour enough to get from terminal 2 to 1. Thank you


    I think you have your terminals backwards, a United flight from Hawaii would arrive in Terminal 1. Regardless, T1 and T2 are connected inside security by a walkway so an hour should be plenty of time.


    You're right...1 and 2 is the right order. Thanks for the quick response !!!


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