Fort Lauderdale Hollywood (FLL) AIRPORT TERMINAL CONNECTIONS DISCUSSION FORUM

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I have 37 min to connect to my next flight to Lima in FLL. Is it enough time? (Same terminal)
Yes, that is enough time if the first flight is on-time but leaves no time to spare.
Hello, Im travelling from Dubai to Lima via FLL and I would like to know if I will have to claims my bags when arriving at the airport and then check them for the Jet Blue flight (I will arrive on Emirates). I believe my bags will be tag to final destination. Thanks
Yes, you will have to go through US Immigration, claim your bags, go through US Customs, re-check your bags at the JetBlue check-in desk, then go through security and to your departure gate.
Thanks for the information.
I'm flying Bogota to JFK via FLL on jetblue, the flight arrives at terminal 4 and the other flight to JFK leaves from terminal 3 how will I make the terminal connection? (I have one checked bag)
You will go through US Immigration, claim your bag, go through US Customs, take your bag to the JetBlue check in counter in T3 to re-check it, then go through security and to your departure gate.
Thank you for your response so how would I get from one terminal to the other?
You have to walk. The airport is U-shaped and each terminal is only accessible by the common walkway outside. It's mostly covered and the distance between T3 and T4 is not far (it's a smaller airport). The biggest hassle is picking up your bags and checking them back in. Also, bag pick-up is downstairs and check-in is upstairs - both levels have connected walkways. There are typically less crowds upstairs, so personally, I'd use the upper walkway.
Hello,

We are arriving using SW Airlines this Thurs from Denver and have a connecting flight with Jet Blue to Lima. I notice SW arrives in terminal 1 and Jet blue departs in terminal 3. No checked bags. Layover is about 1hr and 45 mins. Is this enough time to go from 1 terminal to another? How long is the walk? And will we have to go thru security?

Thank you very much.
That's barely enough time. Yes, you will have to go through security again in Terminal 3. It's about a 15-20 minute walk.
Hello. We are flying in on Norwegian from Guadeloupe Fr arriving at FLL 1:30; If I book our final destination on American leaving at 3:35 would this be enough connection time clearing customs? We have Global Entry
actually American leaves at 3:20
With Global Entry that would be just enough time.
I am planing to fly from Detroit to Cancun through FFL with Spirit and would have one hour to catch the connection. Is it enough time?
The code for Detroit is DTW, Fort Lauderdale is FLL, and Cancun is CUN, so you got none of the three codes correct. That is enough time as all you have to do in FLL on your way to Cancun is to go from your arrival gate to your departure gate.
Thanks! And is there a passport control we have to go through? Since the DTW-FLL is a domestic flight but the FLL-CUN is an international one.
There is no Passport control when leaving the US. You just will show your passport to the gate agent when boarding your flight to Cancun.
Hi, I am flying from Bogota to JFK through FLL, with both flights on Spirit airlines. I have a 90 minute window to make the connection. Will I make it? Do I have to receive my bag and check it in again, or will the luggage situation be connected because it's the same airline?
Spirit Airlines does not fly to JFK. Please double check your reservation. You will have to claim your bags in Ft. Lauderdale to take them through US Customs.
i meant LGA! oops
In that case you have just enough time. As I mentioned before you will have to claim your bags in Ft. Lauderdale to take them through US Customs.
thanks ZAP!
I am looking to book a flight from London to Dallas connecting via Fort Lauderdale. The option I am looking at gives me 1h 25m between my connecting flights. The flight will be booked through British Airways so will I need to pick up my bag for immigration and will I have enough time to get through?

Many thanks in advance.
That's a pretty difficult and somewhat risky connection. yes, you will have to go through US Immigration, claim your bags, go through US Customs, re-check your bags with American, go through security and to your departure gate.
Flying I'm from havana to fll and fll to Montego bay. Land at 1020 and flight leaves at 1205. Can I make it through customs in time with global entry?
With Global Entry I think you can make it.
I have 1 hour to get from terminal 2 to terminal 1. I am coming from RDU. If everything is on time and I don't check luggage is this enough time and do I have to go through security again?
What airline are you flying out on? You will have to go through security again.