Hartsfield Jackson Atlanta (ATL) AIRPORT TERMINAL CONNECTIONS DISCUSSION FORUM

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My wife and I will be arriving to ATL on Delta from Austin, TX and making a connection on Delta headed to SXM. We have 54 minutes to make this connection. Is this enough time even if we are on the opposite ends of the airport?
Yes, that is enough time if the first flight is on-time. The Plane Train connects all concourses inside security.
I will be coming in on Delta express jet from CAE connecting in ATL. I only have about 50 minutes until my next flight for Las Vegas which I think is last flight for night. It leaves at 9:30 pm. Do I have enough time. I am very concerned. Will I go through security again? Also, when do they close for boarding is it 20 minutes before flight time. If it is then, I only have 30 minutes. Also, I don't really walk too fast. Thanks for your help!!
You will not have to go through security. All you have to do is take the Plane Train from your arrival concourse to your departure concourse and board your flight. You have enough time if the flight from Columbia is on-time.
I have a Southwest Flight from IND to ATL and then from ATL to Ft. Myers on Southwest. Southwest is in concourse C. Are we able to stay in that concourse to catch the flight to Ft. Myers?
Yes, all you have to do is walk from your arrival gate to your departure gate, both on concourse C.
Hi, I'm due to fly into Atlanta with Delta from Amsterdam with a domestic connection also with Delta to Tampa. When I booked I allowed 2hrs 20mins for immigration, collect & recheck baggage & then find our way to next gate/terminal. My connecting flight has been cancelled & we've been rebooked on a flight with only 1hr 35mins connection. I'm guessing they'll close gate approx 30mins prior to departure so realistically looking at 1hr & that's if we leave Amsterdam on time. We also need special assistance for my elderly father who will be in a wheelchair: I've never flown into Atlanta, is this doable?
They do not close the door 30 minutes early on domestic flights. It is doable. However, there are hourly flights from Atlanta to Tampa. You can just call Delta and ask for a later one instead of the one they rebooked you on.
Arriving on Delta; time needed to make connection on Virgin air flight to London.
If both flights are on the same reservation, 60 minutes is sufficient. There is no US Customs when leaving the US.
are delta and virgin international flights in different concourses in ATLANTA AIRPORT ?
Yes, the Plane Train connects all concourses inside security. Delta uses every concourse. Virgin Atlantic uses F.
Flying nonstop from Atl to Exuma (GGT). Should I go directly to the International Terminal or go through the main terminal on the West End?
You go to the International Terminal.
I have a flight from cairo to paris then from paris to atlanta then from atlanta to tampa, as I know I should receive my luggage at the final destination which is tampa, is that correct ? and I have to go from terminal I to terminal S at atlanta tho the layover is just 1hour 30mins, is that enough time ?
That is incorrect. In Atlanta you will go through US Immigration, claim your bags, go through US Customs, re-check your bags at the re-check desk, and go through security and to your departure gate. You have just enough time if everything goes smoothly.
But they are all on the same ticket
We are on a Delta flight from Richmond to Atlanta, Layover is 1 hr,6m, Virgin Atlantic flight to London-Heathrow. Flights were booked months ago, just now checking the details. Can we make this connection?
Yes, you have enough time. All you have to do is take the Plane Train from your arrival concourse to concourse E or F where you depart.
I will be on a domestic flight arriving at ATL and need to connect an international flight and I only have 1 hour and 25 mins. I will be on Delta for the domestic flight on a codeshare with the international flight. So I don't think I don't have to recheck my bag. I think I can make it as long as I don't have to go through the security again at the international flight. Do you know if there is an additional security check when I go from Terminal S to Terminal I? If so, will I be able to make it?
Yes, you have enough time. All you have to do is take the Plane Train from your arrival concourse to concourse E or F where you depart.
I will be arriving in Atlanta from LHR on a Delta flight on a Tuesday afternoon at about 1:49pm and need to make a domestic Delta connection that departs at 3:26pm. I have TSA Pre-Check, which may (or may or may not) speed up the security process once I get to the security check. I have not flown through Atlanta in many years so I am concerned about making the connection a tree reading some of the responses here. Is less than two hours sufficient to make my connection mid-day on a Tuesday? Does Delta have a dedicated domestic terminal in Atlanta or could my connection depart from any of them? Thanks for any guidance and information you can provide.
There is no Pre-check line at the line after clearing customs. You have just enough time if everything goes smoothly. You don't actually have to go to the domestic terminal. After you clear customs, you go through security and take the Plane Train directly to your departure concourse.