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  • Crash on 285
    May 8, 2015
    Has the crash of the small plane on 285 caused any cancellations or delays? Flying from atl to Austin at 8pm.


  • Layover_Luggage claim
    Apr 23, 2015
    My trip is on Delta from Dublin to NY, from NY to ATL and from ATL to Caracas and I have a layover of 22 hours. Do I have to claim for my luggage in ATL and later re-checked? For my own sake, I'm planning to leave the airport during the layover.


  • South Terminal Baggage Claim Security
    Apr 13, 2015
    I've extremely disappointed that ATL doesn't provide any security to protect checked bags once the bag arrives in South Luggage Claim. There were bags lines up waiting to be claimed and many still on the conveyor belt. Anyone could choose a bag and walk out. On Sun 4/12 at 8:05p there was a female employee with a security vest in the area but she was propped against the wall with her nose buried in her phone. Why doesn't ATL required passengers to show luggage claim checks to exit the area?


  • Picking up someone- Terminal B
    Mar 10, 2015
    My friend is arriving to terminal B where would i pick him up at exactly?


  • Connecting flight
    Mar 8, 2015
    We are flying to Atlanta from Milwaukee and have 43 minutes to make our connecting flight to Punta Cana all on Delta. When checking into Milwaukee do we go to the International terminal, and how do we get toour connecting flight to Punta Cana


  • connecting times question
    Jan 19, 2015
    I have a group of 25 traveling 2/7. They leave SXM at 320p arrive ATL 648p and leave ATL 730p to fly to Jackson.MS. Delta said this Is enough connecting time but do you think it is? Any tips or suggestions.....By the way, there are no other Delta flights scheduled that day that will get them back to Jackson, MS. that day.


    Oof, no that's not nearly enough time. I wouldn't even remotely consider a shorter under 70 minutes as being possible.


  • Traveling from PIT-ATL-CDG-MPL
    Jan 18, 2015
    I am traveling from Pittsburgh to Montpellier, France, with connections in Atlanta and Paris. Will I have to claim bags or go through int'l checks in PIT/ATL, or only once I am in France?


    You will not have to touch your bags until you get to Montpellier. You will go through Schengen passport control in Paris. 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.


  • Connection time
    Jan 16, 2015
    I am flying from Paris to Atlanta and then from Atlanta to Florida. I have 1 hour 50 minutes between landing in Atlanta and the Florida flight. Can I make it through customs, passport, baggage, etc. in 1:50 or should I take the flight that gives me 4 hrs. 30 min.


    1 hr 50 minutes should be enough time.


  • customs
    Jan 12, 2015
    We are flying to and from Georgetown Bahamas thru ATL. Where do we clear customs, since as far as I know, preclearance only available at Freeport and Nassau?


    Correct. You will arrive in the International Terminal in Atlanta and go through US Immigration and Customs there.


  • Connection flight: Immigration citizen & non-citizen
    Dec 25, 2014
    Two friends are flying from Amsterdam to Texas with a stopover in ATL. She holds the US passport, her husband does not. Does he need to get through the non-citizen-line or can he join his wife using the citizen-line (he uses the tourist visa)? They will stay in ATL for 100 minutes - is that enough?


    He will have to go through the non citizen line because if he is on a tourist visa the automated kiosks will not be able to process him. They should have enough time.


  • Not sure where I'm landing!
    Dec 22, 2014
    Hi I am flying from Ottawa Canada on Delta and I have a connection flight to Mexico. The ticket only says "international term" for both, landing and departing. I have 1:24 hr to change flights. Do you think I will make it? I usually go through customs in Ottawa, but nor sure, it varies from city to city... Do you think I will make it on time? Thank you!!!


    You will pre-clear US Immigration and customs in Ottawa. You do not actually have to go to the "international terminal" you just have to go from your arrival gate to your departure gate. If they are on different concourses the plane train connects all concourses inside security. You have plenty of time.


  • luggage re-incheck and customs clearance
    Nov 24, 2014
    Hi. My wife departed Amsterdam on KLM this morning to Houston-Hobby with a connection in ATL but her luggage was booked for pick-up in Hobby. Please, is this OK?


    In Atlanta, she will have to claim her baggage after going through US Immigration, then go through US Customs, then re-check her bags at the transfer desk.


    Since the luggage has been booked for pick-up in Hobby, please, what is the implication if she is unable to retrieve it in ATL? I am really worried for her. Thanks


    Even though the bags are tagged to HOU they will come out on the carousel in ATL for her to go through customs. All international arriving bags are put on the carousel.


  • hello please help
    Nov 24, 2014
    hello how long are immigration wait times on terminal F, is true that sometimes it takes 2 hours? :o


    That would be a very rare and extreme occurrence.


    so how much time it takes to pass the passport control?


    Typically, the time from when your flight arrives to when you are at the security checkpoint to go back through security to your connecting flight or exiting the building if you are staying in Atlanta would be 30-45 minutes.


  • cwb-gru-atl
    Oct 5, 2014
    My daughter is flying home to SFO from Brazil. First flight is from Curitiba to Sao Paolo and then to Atlanta and finally SF. I know she will need to go through US immigration and customs upon entering the country. At what point will she go through customs when leaving Brazil? would it be in Curitiba or Sao Paolo?


    She arrives at Sao Paolo as a domestic arrivals, where she needs only to go through passport check; Upon arrival at Atlanta, she will undergo regular international arrivals procedures including, picking up bags, going through customs & re-checking in bags where indicated. While she will arrive at the new International Terminal of ATL, her connecting domestic flight will depart from one of the domestic terminals. I suggest you open, then click on 'Terminal Map' under 'QUICK LINKS', and scroll down to the text - paying attention particularly to 'Getting Around" & TERMINAL DETAILS.


  • connection from panama to toronto
    Sep 22, 2014
    I am coming in from panama and connecting in atl. but only have 1h30m. i am canadian and going to canada. will this be enough time to connect?


    Yes, that should be enough time. All your flights will be in the E/F concourses. You will have to go through US Immigration and security though.


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