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  • Do I have to go out to the terminal?
    Oct 13, 2014
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    I will be traveling from LHR to ATL on BA. I will only have hand luggage. Once in ATL I have to catch a flight on DL to Texas. Since I do not have to collect any luggage, after I clear Immigration, is there a way to go straight to my Gate for the texas flight without going out to the terminal and going through security check? Thanks!

     

    There is a security checkpoint right after you go through Customs, go through there and you have access to the Plane Train that leads to every departure concourse. You will have to check-in for your Delta flight on-line or on your smartphone in order to do this so that you can get through security.

     

  • connect flight
    Oct 13, 2014
    1
    coming into Dallas ft worth Intl terminal C gate c21...leaving out on terminal B gate B12A...I need directions and amount of time please...

     

    Are you connecting in Dallas or Atlanta?

     

  • From SXM to YUL connecting in ATL
    Oct 8, 2014
    1
    I have 1h between landing from St. Maarten until departing to Montreal. Both flights on Delta. Will I make it? Traveling with a Canadian passport. Will I have to clear US customs and security?

     

    No, 1 hr is not enough time. Yes, upon arrival in Atlanta you will have to go through US Immigration, claim your bags, go through US Customs, and re-check your bags with Delta. Then you will go through security and to your departure gate. As I said, 1 hour probably isn't enough time to do that.

     

  • will i make our connecting flight
    Oct 7, 2014
    2
    Arriving form London into Atl, have a connecting flight to Tampa, all run by Delta via Virgin Atlantic, only have 2 hours is this enough time to clear security, customs and do we have to check in again for the next flight

     

    No you will not have to check in for your next flight you will be issued all boarding passes in London. Upon arrival into Atlanta you will arrive in Concourse E/F, go through US Immigration, claim your baggage, go through US Customs, then re-check your baggage with Delta at the transfer desk, then you will go through security and take the plane train to your departure concourse for your flight to Tampa.

     

    Also, yes, that should be enough time.

     

  • Coonecting DL from YYZ via ATL to SXM
    Oct 4, 2014
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    I have a flight from YYZ with DL, arrival ATL at T-1 9.40am and have a connectinf flight with DL from T-1 at 10.30 am, can I make this connection? I have been given to understand that US Immigration & Customs are done at YYZ and I suppose I have to clear TSA security only at ATL ? Do I need to rush from arrival to departure as a transit passenger ? Travelling Business Class on both flights.Any help available to make this short connection? All suggestions are welcome.

     

    Yes, you will pre-clear US Immigration and customs in YYZ. You will not even have to go through security in Atlanta. All you have to do is take the Plane Train from your arrival concourse to Concourse E or F where your flight to St. Maarten will depart.

     

  • London - Fort Myers
    Oct 1, 2014
    1
    Hello, im after some advance, on the 29th Nov i fly from London to Fort Myers and have a layover in Atlanta for 4 hrs and 45 mins. I land at 14.20 and im thinking of buying an additional flight so i don't have to wait around as long but the only earlier flight is 3.30pm and i dont know whether this would allow me enough time to get through customs, collect my luggage then head to departures and re check in as i wont be getting on my actual connecting flight. Your help and advance would be appreicated. Klara

     

    70 minutes is probably too short to make comfortably.

     

  • Distance From D to B Concourse
    Sep 30, 2014
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    I am inflight en route to ATL. I arrive at D29 and fly out 48 minutes later from B25. How do I get to B from D? This is my first trip into ATL. Thanks!

     

    The Plane Train connects all concourses inside security. It should take maybe 10-15 minutes for your transfer.

     

  • Philadelphia - ATL - Dubai
    Sep 23, 2014
    1
    Flying to Dubai from Philly international Delta airlines. Do we board as domestic fliers from philly and at ATL get our baggage, re-check our baggage at the delta counter and go through TSA security or we skip the baggage part (will get it at Dubai) and go through TSA security with our carry ons??

     

    You will not even have to go through security. All you have to do is go from your arrival gate to your departure gate. All concourses are connected inside security by the Plane Train. You do not have to go through US Immigration or Customs when leaving the US.

     

  • south terminal to MJackson Int term
    Sep 22, 2014
    2
    we will be arriving on Delta south term. at 4:50 and departing from Maynard Jackson Int. term at 5:30. considering that gates usually close 20 early is doable?

     

    You will not actually arrive at the south terminal. Delta domestic flights arrive at one of the several midfield concourses. They are all connected to each other, and to the International Concourses, by the plane train, which runs underground inside security. Gates do not usually close 20 minutes early. You have enough time if your first flight is on-time but you don't have much time to spare in case of delays.

     

    thank you for the info

     

  • Delta Connection Layover 58 minutes
    Sep 18, 2014
    2
    My flight arrives at 7:41 and all it says is Domestic South Terminal ... but my connecting flight, also Delta, departs at 8:39 from Gate E34. By looking at the map, that appears to be at the complete opposite end of the airport. Assuming I deboard quickly, and don't have to go through any checks or customs (domestic flight), is that going to be do-able?

     

    Actually, it looks like the plane comes in from an international flight at Gate E34, but it departs on my domestic flight from Domestic South. So I might be okay! Is it normal for flights to land at one gate, drop passengers, then move to another gate for a different departure?

     

    No flights actually "come into" the domestic terminal South. All flights use the various midfield concourses. If your first flight is domestic, all you have to do is go from your arrival gate to your departure gate. All concourses are connected to each other by the plane train. You don't actually have to go to the Domestic terminal.

     

  • 90 min Connection Paris-ATL- Houston
    Sep 16, 2014
    1
    Have done this before but with 2.5 hours to connect from what used to be International Term-E to Terms-A/B ... 20 SEP am arriving on DL69 CDG-ATL at 12:05pm. at Term F..and after US Customs will need to go to DL1489 departing from Term T...Concerned that 90 mins be not be enough as a Min-Con., but I had no choice...last available seat.....May have extra traffic due to the Air France Strike whiplash...I will appreciate any feed back! Thanks!

     

    It's above the minimum connection time. This is a pretty slow season. I think as long as the first flight is on-time you'll be OK.

     

  • Connecting from Canada
    Sep 15, 2014
    1
    Where will I arrive in Atlanta from Toronto, Canada and where do I get connecting flight to Charlotte, NC (flying Delta/ExpressJet) Do I need to clear customs again?

     

    You will pre-clear US Immigration and Customs in Toronto. Your arrival into Atlanta will be like a domestic flight. Delta uses every concourse at ATL and all gates are connected inside security by the Plane Train.

     

  • Faster Way through US CBP
    Sep 12, 2014
    0
    Hi. US CBP has a faster way to get through customs. Mobile Passport is a free mobile app that lets you access an express line through passport control. Just make sure you enter your last name, then first and middle names exactly as in your passport! Mobile Passport is on iTunes and at www.mobilepassport.us.

     

  • TPA to ATL to Paris
    Sep 12, 2014
    2
    Leaving TPA at 6:45pm and landing in ATL at 8:23pm for a connecting flight leaving ATL for Paris at 9:15pm. TPA to ATL is Air France operated by Delta AF-8661. ATL to Paris is the same Air France operated by Delta AF-689. Is this timeframe realistic? Many Thanks!

     

    Yes, that should be plenty of time. All you have to do is take the plane train from your arrival concourse to concourse E or F where you will depart. Note that AF689 is an actual Air France flight, it is not operated by Delta. Your Tampa-ATL flight will be operated by Delta though.

     

    Hi, When you return via ATL, try US CBP's new express customs app at www.mobilepassport.us. Make sure you enter last name, and then first and middle names exactly as in passport. Let us know how it goes! www.mobilepassport.us

     

  • Paris to Houston connection
    Aug 27, 2014
    3
    Making travel arrangements and want to check on ability to arrive ATL on AF8984 at 8:20 pm at terminal I and departing on AF2134 at 9:50 pm from terminal S. Is that enough time?

     

    Yes, that should be enough time. Both flights will be operated by Delta. You won't actually have to go to the S Terminal. After clearing customs and re-checking your bags you will go through security and take the Plane train directly to your departure concourse.

     

    Thanks! Can you tell me where we will recheck our bags for the Delta flight to Houston?

     

    There will be a re-check desk immediately after you clear US Customs.

     





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