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  • We r flying from SJO to CDG and 2hrs layover in ATL
    Jan 17, 2016
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    Is 2 hours enough time to catch the connection to Paris?

     

    That's barely enough time if everything goes smoothly.

     

  • Transfer time from International arrival to Domestic connection
    Jan 14, 2016
    1
    I will arrive into Atlanta on a BA flight from London at 2010 hrs; as a UK citizen I expect to have to clear immigration, collect luggage and pass customs then transfer to domestic and check bag and through security for my Delta flight to Fort Myers at 2155 hrs - am I going to struggle with this or am I safer staying overnight?

     

    Plan on staying overnight. There's no way you would be able to make it to the Delta domestic check-in desk in the domestic terminal before the checked baggage cutoff at 2110.

     

  • SJ Puerto Rico-Tor Canada 2 hour Layover in ATL
    Jan 12, 2016
    2
    I'm flying from San Juan Puerto Rico to Toronto Canada, with a 2 hour layover in Atlanta. I've never had a connecting flight before and was wondering if someone could tell me the process. What will I have to do, once the plane arrives in Atlanta? Do I need to go get my bags, or will they be moved to the plane by the employees? Do I have to go through any sort of security again? This one is stupid, but I know there is a Chick-Fil-A in concourse A, we dont have one of those in Canada and I'd like to try it, will I be able to or is that in a different part of the airport? Thanks for any help

     

    I'm flying Delta all ways, if that makes any difference.

     

    San Juan to mainland flights are treated like domestic flights. All you have to do in Atlanta is go from your arrival gate to your departure gate. All concourses are connected inside security by the Plane Train.

     

  • Connecting from DUB to MCO at ATL. Is 2 hours long enough
    Jan 6, 2016
    5
    Arriving from DUB, Ireland (we clear US Immigration at Dublin). Connecting flight to Orlando MCO. Both flights are Delta. Is 2 hours enough to collect bags and make connecting flight?

     

    You won't have to collect your bags. 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 plenty of time.

     

    thanks

     

    On the return journey, I have the choice of 1 hour connection or 2 hour connection. What would you recommend?

     

    Either is doable. The 2 hour obviously provides more margin for any delays. Again, all you have to do in Atlanta on that trip is go from your arrival gate to your departure gate via the Plane Train.

     

    Cheers

     

  • Connection time for international flight
    Dec 28, 2015
    1
    I will arrive in ATL from MAD (Madrid) on Delta at 2.51 pm, I have a connecting flight to PDX (Portland OR) at 4:30 pm, still with Delta. Do I have to change termnals? Is the connection time enough? Thank you in advance.

     

    You will arrive in the E or F concourse, go through US Immigration, claim your bags, go through US Customs, re-check your bags at the re-check desk, then go through security and take the Plane Train to your departure concourse. You should have just about enough time.

     

  • Baggage
    Dec 3, 2015
    1
    Flying Toronto to Houston with layover in Atlanta, do I require to recheck my baggage and change terminals

     

    No, you do not. You will pre-clear US Immigration and Customs in Toronto. 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.

     

  • Delta to southwest
    Nov 23, 2015
    1
    If I'm flying to ATL on Delta and then catching a Southwest flight to NYC, will I have to claim my bags and recheck or can the bags be checked through to NYC.

     

    Southwest does not transfer bags to or from any other airlines. You will have to claim your bags from Delta, take them to the Southwest ticket counter, and re-check them, then go back through security and to your departure gate.

     

  • layovers
    Nov 20, 2015
    1
    My daughter is flying from Jackson, MS to Iowa with a layover in Atlanta. She has an hour and 6 minute layover. Will she have time to get to her departing flight? On her return flight she has a 49 minute layover. Same question as before?

     

    Yes, that should be enough time as long as her first flights are on-time. The Plane Train connects all concourses in Atlanta inside security and all she has to do is go from her arrival gate to her departure gate.

     

  • 41 mins is it enough time?
    Nov 13, 2015
    1
    Hi, I'm flying from Sydney-Australia to Bogotá- Colombia, I'll stop in LA and then from LA I'll go to Atlanta. I'll arrive to Atlanta at 5:10pm and the flight to Bogotá will depart at 5:51pm. The Airline is Delta all the way from Sydney to Bogotá. Is it possible to make it? in that time? Please, any information will be helpful. I spoke to the travel agency but it seems the staff member providing the information, does not look sure about anything.

     

    All you have to do in Atlanta is go from your arrival gate to your departure gate. It's possible but leaves no time to spare if your flight from LAX is delayed. You will likely arrive in concourse T or A and depart from concourse E or F. All concourses are connected inside security by the Plane Train. If your flight from LA is delayed you will likely be stuck in Atlanta until the following afternoon flight to Bogota.

     

  • Son driving/parking/flying by himself for 1st time LATER TODAY
    Nov 6, 2015
    1
    My son is driving from AL parking at a PARK AND FLY. He is taking their shuttle to Delta domestic terminal. I would love to be able to give him step by step instructions as to what he needs to do. I know there's a train he has to take but I don't know where he needs to get off for his delta flight. Any instructions would be appreciated.

     

    Delta uses every concourse in the airport. He won't know his exact concourse until the day of his flight. There is ample signage in the airport and while large, the layout is very simple.

     

  • International Arrival Meeting Domestic Arrival - Where?
    Nov 3, 2015
    0
    I'm flying into Atlanta from Germany, as I have several times before. However, every other time has been a connection to another flight. This is my first time arriving in Atlanta as my final destination. I am meeting a friend who is arriving at about the same time who is flying domestically from Dallas. We are planning to meet where I would come out after pulling my luggage and going through customs. Is there a specific place that would be a good place to tell her to wait? I have never been in the international arrivals area and will not have phone access at that time. Any ideas you could provide would be a huge help. Thanks so much!

     

  • Atlanta customs with no bags
    Jan 1, 2015
    2
    Hi! I have one hour to get out of the airplane from Peru, clear customs and take a taxi to an interview. Is it possible to clear customs and be out of the airport in one hour. I won't have any bags to claim only my carry on.

     

    If you only have to be out and to the taxi in an hour, that's possible. If you're expecting to be downtown an hour after you land, no, that's not possible.

     

    Thank you zap! Yes I only have an hour to get to the taxi and then an extra 40 minutes to get to uscis office

     

  • connection time
    Dec 30, 2015
    1
    I arrive from Las Vegas #1602 and then have a connecting flight to Flint, MI #2053 and it states that I have to change airports? Both say Terminal S Can you help?

     

    Atlanta only has one airport. Are you perhaps departing from Detroit and arriving to Flint? If so that's what it's referring to. If both flights are on Delta in Atlanta, all you have to do is go from your arrival gate to your departure gate. The Plane Train connects all gates inside security.

     

  • Connection Time
    Dec 30, 2015
    0
    I am traveling from Las Vegas #1602 and then must get on a flight to Flint, MI #2053 but when I booked it states that this flight books from another airport. What does that mean since they both say Terminal S

     

  • Asking gates!!
    Dec 7, 2014
    3
    I'm flying with Delta from Brussels to Atlanta (flight DL 81), and then taking another flight from Atlanta to Guadalajara, i just have 2 hours and a half of time to take my second flight, should that be enough? any tips on how to go faster would be appreciated :)

     

    To add to my comment, my second flight is also a DELTA flight (FL 309).

     

    Your transfer time should suffice. You will arrive at & depart from ATL's International (Maynard Jackson) Terminal, which houses International Arrivals at Concourses E or F with separate immigration & customs checkpoints. While passengers arriving at Concourse F will go through customs clearance (CBP) at this concourse, regardless if connecting to other flights or not - Arrivals at Concourse E who need to connect to another flight will be processed right there. After customs clearance and re-check-in of your bags where indicated, proceed to your connecting gate.

     

    You will also have to go through security once you re-check your bags. You have plenty of time.

     

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