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  • Connecting from Atlanta to Amsterdam
    Jul 21, 2014
    We are on DL 1052 coming from Milwaukee to Atlanta at 5:01. We have a connecting flight from ATL (on DL 238) to Amsterdam at 5:42. Will we be able to make it or do we need more time between flights?


    It is doable as the Plane Train connects all concourses inside security. However it leaves very little room for any delays on your inbound flight. However, there are several later flights from Atlanta to Amsterdam that you can be reboked on if you miss your connection.


  • Connection from S Terminal to International
    Jul 4, 2014
    I am on an Air France flight (AF 2605) operated by Delta from Pittsburgh arriving Atlanta at 16:45 pm. I have a connecting flight to Madrid (AF 3627) at 18:07 pm from INTL Terminal. Can I get from S terminal to international terminal easily with one hour aprox. between flights? Do I have to recheck my checked bags?Thank you in advance for your help!


    You do not arrive at the S Terminal, you will arrive at one of the domestic concourses, likely A, B, C, or D. You then just have to take the Plane Train to your departing flight in E/F. You do not have to go through security or do anything with your baggage.


  • Transferring from a Domestic Flight to an International Flight
    Jul 1, 2014
    We are on a Delta flight (DL 080) from Los Angeles arriving Atlanta at 04:47 pm. We have a connecting flight to Milan MPX (DL 074) at 5:45 pm from Terminal I. In less than an hour we will be able to get a connection?


    Yes, you will take the plane train from your arrival concourse to Concourse E or F where your Milan flight will depart. The Plane Train runs inside security.


  • Connection from S Terminal to International, 58 minutes
    Jun 20, 2014
    Can I get from S terminal to international terminal easily with 58 minutes between flights?


  • air canada terminal?
    Jun 6, 2014
    In which is AirCanada located?


  • 1:48 International to Domestic connection
    Jun 2, 2014
    I'll arrive from Brussels (DL81) on Saturday July 23 - 14:50 and have a 1:48 layover to catch the next flight to San Diego (also Delta, same reservation). It's my 4th time in the US so I start getting used to it, but this time I'll travel with my wife and our 3 kids 10-7-4, and it's my first time in ATL. I understand we'll arrive at either concourse E or F, and both terminals have CBP points. Do I have to claim and recheck my checked bags? I guess I have as this is our first stop in the US. But where is the baggage claim? Is it in Concourse F whatever the concourse I'll arrive too? For the international terminal this looks quite straight forward, but if we arrive in concourse E, we would: -clear CBP in concourse E -take the Plane Train to intl baggage claim in concourse F -claim our bags, clear customs, and recheck the bags -pass the security checkpoint (the international one?) -take the Plane Train to terminal A or T -find our gate and board on the plane to San Diego Does this sound correct? This definitely sounds challenging in 1:48 with the kids... Any tips to make it? -I've read it's better to get in the first car of the train - is this right? -Do we all have to claim the checked bags or 1 person is enough (the other ones could directly get to the domestic concourse for instance...) Many thanks


  • 1hr 48min to catch international flight.
    May 27, 2014
    Hello. I am arriving Atlanta at 12:20 by delta and catching international flight to Japan at 2:08. My seat is 32A so I would assume it would take time for me to get out. I am getting nervous! Do you think 1hr 48min is enough time for transit? Please let me know! Thank youtgvg


  • Don't know which terminal?
    Jun 4, 2014
    I am flying Delta Airlines, from Orlando to Springfield through Atlanta. I have 53 min layover on my way going and 42 min on my return. Any idea about the terminal route? Departure: MCO>ATL (DL2269) ATL>SGF (DL5056) Return: ATL>SGF (DL5056) MCO>ATL (DL2269)


    Delta uses numerous concourses which are all connected by the Plane Train inside security. You can get between all gates in less than 25 minutes. You don't have much room for delays but if your first flight is on-time you should be fine.


    Should be fine


  • OMA-ATL-UVF 45 minutes
    May 26, 2014
    I have 45 minutes to connect from my delta flight from omaha, ne to my delta flight that goes to st. lucia. This is for my honeymoon and we are very nervous we wont make our flight to st. lucia! It is the only flight to st. lucia that day...the next one isnt for 24 hrs. Is 45 minutes enough time? We bought the flights on the same ticket with delta, do you think we will be at gates that are close to one another or very far? If far, what is the longest time it would take us to get from one end to another? Thanks!


    Delta uses all domestic Concourses T & A through D, with corresponding gates. All international flights are at the International 'Maynard Jackson' Terminal with Concourses/ gates E or F - reached by the underground Plane Train which stops at the center of each Concourse. Absent incoming flight delay, you should be able to make your connection and your bags will be automatically transferred. To familiarize yourself with ATL's layout, I suggest you open, then click on 'Terminal Map' under 'QUICK LINKS', and scroll down to the detailed text.


  • Getting from international to domestic and what to do
    May 26, 2014
    Flying from England, connecting to domestic flight to Iowa. How to do that? How long will it take? Do we have to collect our luggage and take it with us through the airport? How long will it take to go through security:immigration for foreigners? We'll be laying over for 7 hours. Is there a VIP lounge near or in the domestic terminal that we can have a rest? We've never been at Atlanta airport before. Looks huge and scary.


    Nothing scary about ATL. Open, then click on 'Terminal Map' under 'QUICK LINKS', and scroll down to the detailed text - paying attention to "Getting Around" & its sub-headings, then moving further down to 'Terminal Details'. Thereafter click on the Terminal maps above to familiarize yourself with the terminal layouts. ATL's new International Terminal is splendid with plenty of amenities & services & lounges.


    Do I have to prebook the lounges? Thanks.


  • Airport questions
    May 11, 2014
    Arriving from Costa Rica and layover in Atlanta for 1 hr and 20 min. Then catching next flight to Syracuse. Do we have enough time? And how and where do we go from there?


    You arrive at the International Terminal of ATL and depart from one of the domestic terminals - depending on which airline you take. I suggest you open then click on 'Terminal Map' under 'QUICK LINKS', and scroll down to the detailed text - paying attention to 'International Arrivals' transfer options and terminal details.


    Upon arrival in the International Terminal, you will go through US Immigration, claim your bags, go through US customs, then re-check your bags with Delta. You will then follow the sign towards connecting flights, go through security and then take the plane train to the concourse of your flight to Syracuse.


  • 38 min
    May 4, 2014
    DL 1920 DL 1462 Leaving Sav Connecting in Atl to MSY Is 38 min enough time to get from one delta terminal to the next?


    Delta serves domestic Terminal's Concourses T, & A through D (with corresponding gates). Only Concouse T (T gates) are attached to the main terminal. For the other Concourses, you need to take the continuously running underground 'Plane Train' which stops at the center of each Concourse. Signs will take you to the connecting gate. Hurry!


    You have enough time if your first flight is on-time but hurry. The Plane Train connects all concourses inside security.


    Apr 28, 2014
    I will arrive in ATL from Valpariso/Fort Walton Beach and connect with my KLM flight. Will I arrive in the domestic or international concourse?


    You will likely arrive in A, B, C, or D and then have to take the Plane Train to E or F, however, that should not take more than 15 mins.


  • Connection Terminals
    Apr 24, 2014
    I have a flight arriving at Gate C41 and I have a 38 min layover. I have a connecting flight at gate A7. Will I have enough time to get to my connecting flight?


    Yes, that should be enough time if your first flight is on-time. The Plane Train connects all concourses inside security.


  • Airtran Southwest connecting flight
    Apr 21, 2014
    I will arrive on AirTran and will have 45 min to get to Southwest connection. (Domestic flight) Are the terminals close to each other? If not how do I get to Southwest. Also I booked with Southwest, do I have to pay baggage fees on AirTran?


    If you booked with Southwest you do not have to pay baggage fees on Airtran. All the AirTran and Southwest gates at ATL are on the same concourse. You should have enough time if your first flight is on-time.


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