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  • TSA Line
    Jun 1, 2016
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    I have a 5:45am flight tomorrow and I was wondering what time i should arrive at the airport?

     

  • Security wait times at SFO
    May 31, 2016
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    With a small group flying on Emirates out of SFO International terminal on Friday6/3.Emirates site states 2 hr wait time at security at USA airports but it looks like security wait times at SFO are not more tham 30 minutes. Is this the case?

     

    You should still get there 2 hours early to check your bags and do international document processing.

     

  • DFW to YYZ to GLA
    May 30, 2016
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    On my flight, where will I go thru customs on the way to GLA and on the return flight to DFW?

     

    In Toronto you will go through Canadian passport control and in Glasgow you will go trough UK Passport control and Customs.

     

  • Security wait times 9:25pm flight
    May 31, 2016
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    I am leaving through O'hare at on a 9:25pm flight, Terminal 5. The website says to arrive 2 hours in advance. Is this really true or is it necessary to give myself more time?

     

    2 Hours should be OK, especially that that time of the evening.

     

  • When to get to airport
    May 26, 2016
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    Flying out 5/27. Flight is at 12:30. What time should I get to airport to get through security intime, I am not checking any bags?

     

  • tsa wait time
    May 24, 2016
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    Flying out of Miami to London in July 9:30 pm flight....what are the tsa wait times at Miami airport?

     

  • enough time to get through TSA at SFO
    May 24, 2016
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    I am flying to London on Sunday 5/29, leaving at 12:50. I live about 20 minutes from San Francisco airport and have a supershuttle pick up time for 8:20. will I have enough time?

     

    Yes, that should be plenty of time.

     

  • Flying to London mid-June
    May 24, 2016
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    Hi, we are driving from DC to Philly to catch a 630pm flight to London in mid-June. We were originally planning on leaving DC about 12pm, but with all the news coverage on security lines, should we allow a lot more time for the security line? We are starting to get very nervous about the lines! Is Philly experiencing the same issues as whats being told on the news?

     

    Lines at PHL are being impacted but are not among the worst in the country. If you arrive 2-2.5 hours before your flight you should be fine.

     

  • wait time
    May 23, 2016
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    Am leaving june 4 LaGuardia Terminal D Delta flight 1:30 what time should I get there ? how is the security checkpoint

     

    You should be OK getting there at like 11:30-12. Mid-Day is the least busiest time of day at LaGuardia.

     

  • Getting through security from a domestic to an international flight
    May 21, 2016
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    We are flying into O'Hare on United from Fort Wayne, IN at 6:22 pm on a Monday. It looks as if we need to go from Terminal 2 to Terminal 5. Will we need to go through security again? If so, will an hr + 54 minutes be enough?

     

    Where are you flying to out of O'hare? That should be enough time.

     

  • Time to arrive
    May 21, 2016
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    Have 2:50 flight to fort Meyers fla on jet blue what time should 4 people no bags to check arrive today

     

    What airport?

     

  • Orlando tsa
    May 20, 2016
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    Waiting times 35 min at 3pm

     

  • TSA International Terminal Wait Times
    May 20, 2016
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    Do we know the approximate security line (non-Pre check) wait times for evening flights out of terminal 5

     

    What airport?

     

  • TSA and boarding time
    May 20, 2016
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    How many hours should I arrive as I'm going from SFO to Cabo San Lucas on 5-28?

     

    2 hours

     

    o'hare - chicago

     

  • Time to leave
    May 20, 2016
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    I'm traveling from MCO TO JFK. I'm asking, what time should I get there? On the news, I heard that MCO airport is one of the worst as it has super long lines. My flight departure is 12;15. I was thinking maby getting there by 9:00 but I'm not so sure I'll be enough time. Suggestions?

     

    Also, I'm going to have checked luggage.

     

    I fly out of MCO all the time. Although there are time when the lines do seem excessively long, their security check points flow well. If you plan to be at the gate for boarding 40 minutes prior to departure then you need to be in the parking garage or dropped off at the curb 1.5-2hours prior to flight departure. That leaves plenty of time to get through security and have a leisurely stroll even to the furthest gate with a "pit stop" and a snack along the way. (Assuming you already have your boarding pass. Baggage check is subject to specific airline services. I never check bags so I can't speak to that process.

     

    I don't have my boarding pass yet. Should I leave earlier? If so does any of the terminals close and open and what time

     

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