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  • Intl conx time at ATL F to domestic
    May 21, 2013
    2
    I am returning from Jamaica to Houston with a connection at Atlanta where we will clear US Customs. We only have an hour and 15 minutes due to a schedule change. Is this enough time to get through and make a connection? All on Delta. But there is a much later connection but 4 hour conx if we change to this.

     

    Honestly, it's probably not enough time. I'd request the later flight (which you can get changed to for free due to the schedule change). However, if you stick with your original connection, you can try to make it, then get put on that later flight if you miss it. The risk being if the later flight is full you'll get stuck in Atlanta.

     

    I took your advice & changed to the later conx. Thanks for the help! Better safe than sorry.

     

  • CLEAR CUSTOMS, CLAIM BAGGAGE, ETC.
    May 17, 2013
    2
    HI YOU ALL, I`M FLYING SUNDAY MAY 19 FROM PANAMA, ARRIVING AT THE INTERNATIONAL TERMINAL, I SUPPOSE, AND CONNECTING TO MONTREAL. I HAVE 1:21 BETWEEN ARRIVAL AND DEPARTURE TO GO THRU CUSTOMS, CLAIM BAGGAGE, HAND IT OVER FOR CONNECTION. NOT SURE IF I HAVE TO PASS SECURITY CHECK TO TAKE THE OTHER FLIGHT AND IF I WILL HAVE TIME ENOUGH. WHAT DO YOU THINK?

     

    ADDITIONAL INFO: FLYING DELTA ON BOTH LEGS. ARRIVAL TIME IS 1:24 P.M.

     

    Your transfer time at ATL will suffice. After debarkation, passengers walk the corridor towards the escalators taking them to the Arrivals level, where they go through customs & Immigration, then proceed to the baggage claim area which has 7 carousels. (a) Connecting passengers recheck-in their bags by proceeding to the transit area past baggage claim and turning left to baggage recheck counters, then follow signs to Concourse F Plane Train station, which connects all concourses (with gates E, D, C, B, A & T).

     

  • Land ATL Gate A6 9 AM Lve Gate E29 9:45
    May 13, 2013
    1
    Enough time to get from gate A6 to gate E29 plane scheduled arr atl 9:00 at gate A6 next leaves fron E29 at 9:45 if all on time. Enough time or should I resched?

     

    If your first flight is on-time and you hurry it should barely be enough time. You take the plane train almost its entire length. I wouldn't re-book as long as there are later flights to your destination that day out of ATL.

     

  • 50 min enough to connect A32 to C43
    May 11, 2013
    1
    Is 50 min adequate to connect and do we walk or catch train? First time going thru this airport. Connection is around noon on a Sunday. Thanks!

     

    You take the plane train between concourses. It should take 15-20 minutes to get between those two gates.

     

  • non-english speakers
    May 8, 2013
    4
    Hi! My parents are flying next week from Warsaw-Paris-Atlanta-Wichita. They have to go through immigration check in Atlanta and then get somehow to domestic terminal. Could someone give me a brief description of what should they look for in terms of directions? They do not speak english and I am afraid they are going to get lost. How do they get to the "Plane Train" ? Any information or maps would be very helpful!

     

    I should mention that they are flying Air France to Atlanta and arriving at Terminal I , they have about 2 hrs to get through immigration, their connecting flight is operated by Delta Air Lines and departs from Terminal S. I bought tickets about a month ago so I am not sure if the flight from Atlanta to Wichita will still be from the Terminal S?

     

    They will go through immigration in the International terminal. Then they just have to re-check their bags with Delta in that terminal, go through security there, and take the Plane Train to the concourse for their Wichita flight. They don't have to actually go to the main Domestic terminal - they can go straight to their concourse.

     

    Where is the Plane Train located? Do they have to take stairs upstairs downstairs? Are there hanging signs "Plane Train"?

     

    The plane train runs underground between all the concourses. It's fairly obvious. They will likely go downstairs at their arriving gate in order to go through immigration.

     

  • D39 to A19
    May 7, 2013
    1
    have 40 min is this enough time as I can't run

     

    Take the Airtrain to your next departure area. For terminal & gate details,I suggest you open www.ifly.com/atl then click on 'Terminal Map' under QUICK LINKS and scroll down to the detailed text.

     

  • First time flyer
    Apr 26, 2013
    2
    I'm flying from newport news to Atlanta then to Dallas. First time flyer and atl airport is use so advice would be great. I arrive at Atlanta terminal S at 847pm and depart terminal S at 10pm. How do I know which concourse, it's not on my itinerary? Also.. Any other tips would be great.

     

    You can get the concourses from Delta.com the day of your flight. All the concourses at ATL are connected by the plane train and it's a very simple connection procedure.

     

    Thanks so much.

     

  • INTERNATIONAL FLIGHT-1 1/2 HOUR CONNECT
    Apr 24, 2013
    1
    Hi! I have an international flight arriving at 5:50 AM, connecting flight to DTW is 7:25 AM. Will I have enough time to collect bags, clear customs and make my flight?? How far is the domestic terminal from International? I'm a US passport holder...if that helps?

     

    Can you be more specific about where you're connecting and what airline(s) you are flying?

     

  • Domestic South To International Terminal
    May 10, 2013
    4
    we will have 1 hr and 5 min to go from Domestic south terminal Delta Airline to International Terminal. Is it enough time? Which is the shortest way? We will arrive in ATL at 9:00am. This is our first time using ATL airport. Thanks!!

     

    Your domestic flight will arrive at one of the lettered concourses, not the south terminal. You just have to take the plane train from the concourse you come in to to concourse E where your international flight will depart from.

     

    I saw on ATL website. They have terminal F for international. Since we have really short connection time for international flight, we want to plan ahead. Please advice.

     

    Delta uses both E and F for international flights.

     

    I am coming in to ATL from Nassau on 5/27 at 7:30 pm and connecting to a flight to CLT at 8:50 - is this a problem with my connection time?

     

  • great crepes
    Apr 14, 2013
    0
    great crepes. breakfast crepes served all day, inexpensive!

     

  • E6 to A21- 1 hour 10 min?
    Apr 12, 2013
    2
    I arrive on an international flight 6:20 PM @ gate E6 with only 1hour 15 min to clear customs and get to terminal A21. I am debating whether to fly with only a carry on or to check a bag in. How much more time does claim and rechecking your bag add? Would love to bring home some rum but not at the risk of missing my flight.

     

    Not checking a bag will certainly make things faster. However, if you're going somewhere where delta has a lot of flights you it might be worth risking. Also, while your international flight will arrive at E, there's no way to know your next flight will depart from A unless your flight is today or tomorrow (and even then it may change).

     

    Thanks ZAP. Yes I'm not flying back until next week but I have looked at yesterday, today and tomorrows gates and they have been consistent. I flying from Santo Domingo to Los Angeles there is one more flight to LA after mine. How long on average these days does it take to clear customs mid week? Has the sequester made any difference?

     

  • Concourse C to D
    Apr 12, 2013
    2
    Can we make it from concourse C to Concourse D in 10 minutes? Of so how?

     

    Hardly - Between gates C31 & C1 is the escalator to the Plane Train, take train arriving between gates D22 & D16.

     

    It will probably take about 10 minutes to get between the two gates. Do you really have a connection that tight?

     

  • Concourse D to C
    Apr 4, 2013
    1
    D11 to C12....I have only 45 min for my connection...Will it be enough...What is the fastest way to get to C12 from D11... Thanks for your help....

     

    On arrival at ATL, walk from D11 to D16, go down the escalator & take the Plane Train to Concourse C, where it arrives downstairs of (upstairs)gates C30-57 & C22-C1. 45 mins should suffice.

     

  • A15 to E29
    Apr 4, 2013
    1
    I have 40 minutes to get from A15 to E29. What is the fastest route?

     

    On arrival at ATL, walk towards gate A18, go down the escalator & take the Plane Train to Concourse E of the International Terminal; then take the escalator up - follow signs gates E26-37 at right side. 4 train stops - hurry!

     

  • terminal
    Apr 3, 2013
    1
    where is terminal S.

     

    It's the domestic terminal where you check in for domestic flights. You then take the plane train to your concourse (unless your flight leaves from the T-gates.

     





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