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  • delta to frontier
    Aug 8, 2016
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    Flying in from Cancun mexico arriving at 10:30 need to get on a flight to RDU on frontier airlines leaving at 11:40. Is this an impossible connection to make? The tickets were booked separately to save money but wondering if that is not enough time ti get from Delta to Frontier terminal

     

    Yes, that is completely impossible, especially if you have checked bags.

     

  • Transfer to Southwest
    Aug 7, 2016
    1
    Arriving from Costa Rica on Delta and have one hour to get on a Southwest flight. I have Global Entry and will be carrying on -- no checked bags. Is this possible?

     

    If you check in for your Southwest flight online before leaving Costa Rica and your Delta flight is on-time, since you have Global Entry and no checked bags, it's possible. But everything has to go perfectly.

     

  • T6 to D9 Connection
    Aug 5, 2016
    1
    Hi all, am flying into ATL and due to a delayed flight will arrive at 1:45 pm today into south terminal gate T6. My flight departs from gate D9 at 2:12 pm. Will I make my flight?

     

    It's possible if you are able to get off the plane quickly.

     

  • Dublin-> ATL->DFW
    Aug 4, 2016
    3
    I fly out of of Dublin tomorrow morning and was just notified by Delta that they bumped up my connecting flight leaving Atlanta. I now have a layover of an hour and seven minutes. After reading several other forums abut pre-clearance and customs, I'm worried that I will have to clear security and customs again with my bags (I have one checked) and then run to my gate to catch the connecting flight. I was originally under the impression based on Dublin Airport's website that my bags would be checked through to DFW and I wouldn't have to go through customs again. Assuming I will have to get my bags again, is an hour enough time to de-board, go through customs, drop my bag off again and still reach my new gate. Is any of this correct? I really can't

     

    You will pre-clear US Immigration and Customs in Dublin. 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. You have enough time.

     

    Actually, you will clear immigration in Houston and depart from gate H9, ultimately missing your flight and being stranded in Atlanta

     

    POC, please stop trolling. Lwalsh, please ignore POC.

     

  • gate to gate travel time
    Aug 3, 2016
    1
    Can I get from gate T3 to gate H9 in 30 minutes?

     

    Atlanta does not have a gate H9

     

  • Enough time?
    Aug 3, 2016
    3
    Hi. Tuesday, Ausgust 16, I fly from Baltimore to Bloomington, IL. Depart BWI @ 1:45 with arrival in Atlanta at 3:33. (40 minute layover) before departing at 4:13 for BMI. Is that enough time? On the way home we leave Bloomington at 5:48 and land in Atlanta at 8:30PM before departing for Baltimore at 9:30PM. The flights to and from Bloomington are regional jets. Will I be able to make both of these connections?

     

    It's enough time if everything goes perfectly. Obviously leaves no time to spare if the flight from BWI is delayed. The return connection is a bit more comfortable.

     

    actually you will miss you flight and you will have to rebook with continental air. cancel this and fly America west

     

    POC, stop trolling. ANDY, please ignore POC.

     

  • 1hr 22min is enough for AA - DL domestic with checked bags?
    Aug 3, 2016
    4
    Arriving from DFW on AA at 09:53 pm Thursday and will Departing to MCO on DL at 11:15 pm. Separate tickets with checked bags. I have Skyteam Elite Plus tier but expecting plenty of people with Gold Medallion or higher at ATL.

     

    In a normal situation, that would probably not be enough time. However, since your flights are so late at night, lines will not be as long. You should be able to make your flight, but with very little space for your American flight to be delayed. If possible, try not to check bags.

     

    Yeah, I would really recommend trying to do this without checked bags if you can.

     

    If the bags are slightly too big to carry on, you could bring them through security and have the airline gate check them. Although you will still have to pay, you will be able to pick up your bags at the ramp in Atlanta rather than be forced to wait at baggage claim.

     

    That's not true. Gate checked bags on mainline flights go to the baggage claim.

     

  • do I have enought time ?
    Aug 2, 2016
    1
    I fly from Nassau to LAx , WITH 52 MINS. LAYOVER IN ATL do I have enought time to get to my next fly to LAX?

     

    Yes, you will pre-clear US Immigration and Customs in Nassau. 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.

     

  • Do I have enough time?
    Aug 2, 2016
    1
    We are flying DL 073 from Amsterdam to Atlanta with an arrival time of 2:33 PM. Our next flight is to Orlando (DL 2586) , terminal S,departing at 3:55. Time between flights is 1:32. Will we have enough time to clear customs and be at the gate on time for our next flight? Delta and the travel agency tell me it is a legal flight, but that does not account for long lines at customs and security.

     

    That is barely enough time if everything goes perfectly. If you do miss your connection, Delta flies hourly flights from Atlanta to Orlando.

     

  • Do I have enough time
    Aug 2, 2016
    1
    Hi, I am not a US Citizen. I will be landing at terminal I, from London at 13:55 in mid-October. I, obviously, need to get through immigration, collect and transit my luggage and am due to be departing for Tampa from terminal S at 15:30. Should this give me enough time? I know that it can often take a lot of time to get through US immigration. Thank you

     

    You don't actually have to change terminals. You will go through US Immigration, claim your bags, go through US Customs, then go through security and take the Plane Train directly to your departure concourse and walk to your departure gate. You have enough time if everything goes smoothly. If you miss your connection, Delta has hourly flights from Atlanta to Tampa that you can be rebooked on.

     

  • International Arrival with 1 hr 38 minute layor
    Aug 1, 2016
    1
    OK, what about arrival from Managua, Nicaragua with 1 hr 38 to get through customs and catch domestic connector to Des Moines, all on Delta?

     

    That is enough time if everything goes smoothly.

     

  • FROM International terminal to domestic terminal?
    Aug 1, 2016
    3
    Hi, I'll be arriving in the International terminal from Bermuda, and my connection is in the domestic terminal. What's the process? Will I have to collect baggage, and exit and enter security again? I do clear US Customs in Bermuda beforehand. Thanks

     

    also, both of these flights are on Delta - (Bermuda to Atlanta to California)

     

    Since you preclear US Immigration and Customs in Bermuda you don't have to do anything with your bags in Atlanta. All you have to do is take the plane train from your arrival concourse to your departure concourse and go to your departure gate.

     

    Thanks!

     

  • the dirty bird
    Jul 31, 2016
    0
    the dirty bird is a great sandwich. great service here!!!

     

  • Flight connection
    Jul 31, 2016
    1
    I'm flying to Paris from Jacksonville FL, I have a flight connection in ATL a ONE hour and ONE minute layover, I'm landing at terminal S at 4:49 pm and taking off at terminal I at 5:50 pm on a Thursday, am I going to have to go through security check again in ATL, is 1h 1m enough time to get to terminal I, and how am I gonna get to terminal I, thank you!

     

    You don't actually have to change terminals. All you have to do is take the plane train from your arrival concourse to concourse E or F where you depart. You don't have to go through security. You have enough time.

     

  • 1 hour 15 minute layover in ATL - Tips?
    Jul 27, 2016
    1
    We're flying into ATL this Saturday from LGA (Laguardia). Flight lands at 8:20am and then we have a flight out of ATL into St Lucia at 9:35am. 1 hour 15 minute layover. We're New Yorkers so used to walking fast and navigating trains, but still nervous about this short layover time. I was able to get us seats towards the front of the plane on our flight into ATL (row 9) so hopefully we can get off the plane relatively quickly. Any other tips? Is the airport very busy this early on a Saturday?

     

    Saturday is the least busy day. You should have enough time as long as your flight from New York is anywhere close to on-time.

     

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