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  • YYZ-ATL-BZE Delta Connection
    Dec 11, 2015
    Im flying from Toronto to Belize City with a 70 minute layover in Atlanta with Delta airlines. Is 70 minutes enough to clear customs? Will I need to claim my bag and resubmit it? Should I look for a different connecting flight? Thanks


    You will pre-clear US Immigration and Customs in Toronto and there is no US Customs when leaving the US. All you have to do in Atlanta is go from your arrival gate to your departure gate. The Plane Train connects all concourses and gates inside security. You should have plenty of time.


  • Connection time with plane side checked luggage
    Dec 10, 2015
    My daughter is flying from Montgomery AL to Seattle. She has a 37 minute layover in ATL. Is this enough time given that her bag will be checked plane side in MGM and she will need to wait for it plane side in ATL before proceeding to her next gate?


    It doesn't leave much time to spare. Although Delta is usually pretty good about getting the planeside bags out quickly, especially now that they fly fewer planes that require planeside checking.


  • Connection Time
    Dec 10, 2015
    I'm flying in on Delta from Albuquerque and flying to Charles de Gaulle on Air France. Is 1 hour enough time to make the tranfer?


    Yes, you just have to go from your arrival gate to your departure gate in Atlanta. The Plane Train connects all concourses inside security in Atlanta. You will depart from concourse E or F.


  • Connection time in ATL coming from PLS
    Dec 9, 2015
    I am coming into Atlanta on a Sunday afternoon from the Turks and Caicos. Is 1 hr and 58 minutes to clear customs and make it to my gate. I will have baggage and I do have a GOES card


    Yes, that should be just about enough time.


  • 90 minutes layover Atlanta from Paris to Kingston
    Dec 8, 2015
    I am holding a French passport and coming from paris on my way to Kingston via Atlanta, same terminal Air France -> Delta. I have 90 minutes, is it enough ? Do I need the ESTA ?


    90 minutes is barely enough time. You will still have to go through US Immigration, claim your bags, go through US Customs, re-check your bags, and go through security. You will need ESTA.


  • Connection Times
    Dec 8, 2015
    Hi, I arrive in Atlanta from Heathrow London on Monday 21st Dec, I then have to catch a connecting flight to West Palm Beach (PBI) , my connecting time is 1 hour and 55 minutes. Will this be enough time ? Do you recomend any tips to make my transition smoother ? Thanks


    Yes, that should be enough time. No tips other than have all your documents ready, follow the signs and instructions, and move quickly.


  • Flying Delta from Milwaukee to San Jose, Costa Rica
    Dec 4, 2015
    We depart Milw. 1-21-16 and change planes in ATL with 1hr 25 min layover. Since we will be inside security in ATL will our bags be checked thru to San Jose? Baring delays I feel we have enough time to change terminals. Is this a safe assumption?


    Yes, you don't have to do anything with your bags or go through security in Atlanta on your way to San Jose. You don't even have to technically change terminals. You just have to take the Plane Train from your arrival concourse to concourse E or F where you will depart. You should have plenty of time.


  • 52 Minute Layover in Atlanta - Connecting Birmingham to Brussles
    Dec 2, 2015
    I fly to Brussels from Birmingham, Alabama on May 4th and have a 52 min connection in Atlanta. I'm flying Delta and would like to check my bags. Based on previous posts, I believe I will have just enough time to make the flight assuming my flight from Birmingham is on time. My question is about my checked bags. Is that enough time for Delta to transfer them from one flight to the other? Thanks!


    Yes, that should be enough time if the flight from BHM is on-time.


  • Chansfer time 1h32m from US demestic arrival to international departur
    Dec 1, 2015
    US demestic flight Delta 1391, arrrive ATL, then connect Delta5458 to Toronto, has caimed baggage, would like to know is transfer time 1h32 enough? thanks!


    That is plenty of time. All you have to do in Atlanta is go from your arrival gate to your departure gate. All gates in Atlanta are connected inside security by the Plane Train.


  • Montreal transiting through Atlanta to Buenos Aires, Argentina
    Nov 30, 2015
    I am holder of a Canadian passport, I will have a Delta flight from Montreal to Atlanta, then transit to another Delta flight from Atlanta to Buenos Aires, Argentina, the layover time is only about 1 hour 15 minutes. Will my bags be checked through all the way to Buenos Aires from my departure airport (Montreal) or will I have to pick it up in Atlanta, go through Customs and Immigration then dump my bags on the conveyor belt? In 1 hour 15 mins of layover time, will I make it ?


    You will pre-clear US Immigration and Customs in Montreal. All you have to do in Atlanta on your way to Buenos Aires is go from your arrival gate to your departure gate. All gates are connected inside security by the Plane Train.


  • buggers
    Nov 29, 2015
    Enough time? Arriving in Atlanta at 4:00am and leaving on KLM to Amsterdam at 5:55am. ArrIval is at terminal A and departure is at terminal F I think.


    Please double check your itinerary - there are no early morning departures from Atlanta to Amsterdam.


    DUH!! It is arriving in Atlanta at 3:02pm and leaving forAmsterdam on KLM at 4:00pm. Thanks for he quick response.


    Yes, that is enough time. You actually won't know your arrival concourse until the day of your flight, but all concourses are connected inside security by the Plane Train and all you have to do in Atlanta is go from your arrival gate to your departure gate.


  • Connect from international to domestic on different reservations
    Nov 29, 2015
    If I fly in from Europe to ATL on Delta returning from a round trip reservation, but then catching a later domestic Delta flight on its own one-way reservation, should I handle this as if I am an Atlanta bound passenger? I would go thru customs, get my checked bag from International baggage claim, then re-enter the airport to go thru Delta bag check, security, etc. just as if I am on a new flight that day? I would leave plenty of time between flights. I am assuming that Delta would not check me thru the second reservation when I leave Europe, or that I should not trust them to do that.


    Yes, you are correct. There is a chance that at your origin in Europe you can show your second Delta confirmation to the agent and have your bags tagged through to your final destination, which would mean you can use the re-check desk in the International Terminal. However, be prepared to have to take the shuttle from the International Terminal to the domestic terminal to re-check your bag and go through security. In which case I would leave 3 hours between flights.


    Thanks, my main concern is knowing which immigration & customs path to take when arriving in E or F, the one for ATL terminating passengers, or for domestic connections to be sure to not get separated from my luggage.


    If your bags are checked through you will follow the signs for connecting passengers. If not you will follow the signs for terminating passengers.


  • I arrive from IND with a 55 minute connection to Gainesville.
    Nov 25, 2015
    I have a first flight out in the morning with a 8:35 am flight to Gainesville. Are they in the same terminal? No luggage: packing light. How can I find out which gate is assigned for arrival and departure?


    ATL has a series of gate concourses that are all connected in the middle inside security by the Plane Train which runs underground. You may arrive and depart from different concourses. You can look up your gates on or the Delta app the day of your flight. You have enough time.


  • change planes
    Nov 25, 2015
    Purchased well spaced flights and delta changed the times now: Flight arriving into ATL at 8:37 (gate arrival) and next flight taking off at 9:05. Going from gate A18 to C47. Feasible?


    typo its 8:27 arrival.


    Yes, that should be enough time. The Plane Train connects all concourses inside security.


  • Terminal S
    Nov 25, 2015
    I'm arriving on a Delta flight tomorrow at Terminal S and connecting out of S, but I don't see a Terminal S on the map. Is that right?


    "S" is just a term Delta uses for their domestic check in area. All you have to do in Atlanta is go from your arrival gate to your departure gate. The Plane Train connects all concourses inside security.


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