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  • Connecting flights
    Jun 12, 2013
    3
    I fly into ORD on Spirit Airlines and on AirBerlin. Are they both located in Term. 3? Do I have to collect baggage and go thru security again? Please advise.

     

    Yes, you will have to - Spirit will not transfer your bags to Air Berlin. Plan at least 2 hours for your transfer as Spirit is frequently late.

     

    Are Spirit Airlines and AirBerlin both located in Term. 3?

     

    Yes, they are. (Air Berlin arrivals are in Terminal 5, but departures are in Terminal 3).

     

  • Connections and time
    Jun 11, 2013
    3
    I am flying UA and arriving at B gate 41 and need to depart at B gate 90 which seems to be apart from the main concourse. Can I make it in 50 minutes. I am not a speedy walker, will be traveling alone and am afraid I have to navigate steps and the outside. Can I make it in the 55 minutes?

     

    Concourse B just forks at the end where B90 is, it's still part of B that you can easily walk to. Your transfer shouldn't take more than 10-15 minutes.

     

    Are there steps involved or does it just fork?

     

    You do go down a level, but I'm sure there's an escalator and/or elevator. DEN is a fairly new airport and I'm sure it's very accessible. If you're really worried you can request wheelchair assistance by calling United.

     

  • Immigration and transit
    Jun 11, 2013
    3
    I will be flying to DFW via IAD and the transit time is just 2 hours. I am a tourist and visiting US for the first time. I would like to know if I arrive into Gate C1 and depart from Gate C6 what is the procedure to be followed.

     

    The airport has a good description of how this works. Since you will be staying in C you will likely be allowed to clear customs in C. http://www.metwashairports.com/dulles/884.htm

     

    At IAD, all international arrivals are being transported to the International Arrivals Building at the west end of the main terminal for TSA clearance: you need to go through passport check, retrieve checked bags, go through customs clearance and - if transferring to another flight - re-check-in bag where indicated. International arrivals who continue their journey need to take the Mobile Lounge shuttle to the D gates D1-32 of Midfield Concourse building C/D; on arrival at D gates, take the walkway (follow signs) to your connecting C gate C6. 2 hrs should suffice..

     

    Tujun is incorrect. Follow the instructions on the IAD site.

     

  • Tight connection
    Jun 11, 2013
    1
    I need advice, I have only 70 mins layover in Terminal 1 FRA, I need to go from Hall B to Hall AB to take my other flight to Miami. What is the ideal way to get to the other hall with minimal time wastage? Is it by tube or walking distance?

     

    1. U.S. Arrivals are being processed at Area A where they go through passport control only. If you need to transfer inside Terminal 1, between B gates (T1B) and A or Z gates (T1A), you can use transfer tunnel outside security, or take the free Skyline train departing every 2-3 mins & stopping at secured areas of Terminal 1, and at satellite Concourse A (which has A gates on the ground level and Z gates on the top level.

     

  • 95 minute layover
    Jun 11, 2013
    2
    I arrive in ord at 9pm in terminal 1 with united, will I have enough time to get to terminal 2 with Lufthansa, to frankfurt Germany, going through customs? also do I need to worry about getting checked luggage at the change?

     

    Terminals 1 & 2 have a walkway at post-security areas of the departures level - follow signs - you will arrive at your departure terminal T1's upper level. (Only international arrivals at US airports need to go through customs). Both United & Lufthansa are members of the Star Alliance - your bags will automatically be transferred. Note: your domestic United flight arrives in T2, your international Lufthansa flight departs from T1 which has Concourses B & C with corresponding gates.

     

    Lufthansa flights leave from Terminal 1, not Terminal 2. If your first flight is on-time and your Lufthansa flight does in fact leave at 10:35 PM you should have enough time.

     

  • FCO terminal 5 to terminal 3
    Jun 11, 2013
    2
    I'm arriving at FCO on Delta at 9:10 am. I assume we arrive in terminal 5 and must pass through customs. We depart on Aegean Air to Athens at 11 am. The flights were booked separately so we will have to check in at Aegean air and check bags. It looks like we will leave from terminal 3. My questions (1) will we make the connection, (2) what is the best way to get from terminal 5 to terminal 3, i.e. is it walkable or do you need to take a shuttle?

     

    Southwest of Terminal 3 (across from Office Tower 1) is the small Terminal 5 for US flights, where you go through passport control. T5 & T3 are connected to each other by shuttles, arriving outside of the departures level of T3, where you need to go through security check before proceeding to your Boarding Area D or H (with corresponding gates, i.e., gate H19). Your time should suffice.

     

    Tujun is incorrect. No flights arrive in Terminal 5. It is a departure-only terminal. You will arrive in Terminal 3. All you will have to do upon arriving and clearing immigration is to go to the departures level and find the Aegean counter and check back in.

     

  • Terminal C to Terminal B
    Jun 11, 2013
    3
    I am arriving Terminal C from Orlando and departing Terminal A to Killeen, TX, both are United Flights, What do I do?

     

    You take the TerminaLink train between terminals. It runs inside security. The transfer shouldn't take more than 25 minutes.

     

    Be careful the terminal Link train to connect from C to A runs outside the secured area you would need to go to the lower level and take the train to term. A then go back trough security.

     

    Emanuel is incorect. The TerminaLink runs inside security. The Inter-Terminal train runs outside security.

     

  • international connection
    Jun 10, 2013
    2
    Will I have enough time to connect from United express-arrive at 8:20 pm Wed night and fly out at 9:10pm Swiss international..do not have to recheck bags. First time flying international, do not know my way around

     

    You will have to change terminals by taking the ATS train from T1 or T2 to T5 for your departure on Swiss. The connection will take you 30-40 minutes so there's very little room for error.

     

    Note that Terminal 1 has B & C gates; Terminal 2 has E & F gates. Terminal 5 has M gates M1-M21 divided into three gateways around the concessions court: M12-M21; M7-M1, & M8-M11. You arrive via ATS train at Terminal 5's ATS train station across from upper-level roadway - upon entering T5 you will be on the ticketing level, proceed up to the departures level & go through security check and on to your gate. Hurry!

     

  • Term 1 to Term 5
    Jun 9, 2013
    1
    We are flying in on UA into terminal 1 at 2:05pm and fly out of Terminal 5 on Aer Lingus at 3:50pm. Will we have enough time to make our connection?

     

    Yes, if your first flight is on-time you should have enough time. You take the ATS train between terminals and go through security again in T5, but it shouldn't be that bad mid-afternoon (before the Europe flight rush).

     

  • Terminals
    Jun 9, 2013
    1
    I'm arriving on USAirways at 8:30 at FCO airport. Will I have enough time to clear customs to fly out on Air Malta at 11. Thank you in advance for your response. I'm traveling alone!!

     

    I think you'll have enough time. You won't have to change terminals. Were your tickets bought on one reservation or separately? If they were bought on one reservation US Airways may be able to transfer your bags to Air Malta for you.

     

  • avoiding a tranfer from international to
    Jun 9, 2013
    2
    i will be arriving from Frankfurt to Dulles and have domestic connection. i want to leave the connecting custom area and not take the connecting flight.. how do i do with with checked luggage?? to leave airport in dulles..

     

    Transfer of your bags depends on your airline, each of which have their own rules. If you purchased & received one ticket for both airlines, or if both airlines belong to the same Alliance, or have code-share agreements, your bags will be automatically transferred to your connecting flight. It is best to visit, after customs clearance, the airline or its handling agent's office in the baggage claim areas to make sure they transfer.

     

    He means he doesn't want to take the connecting flight he has booked. To do so is quite easy. You will be required to claim your bags in immigration. After you exit customs, simply do not re-check them with your airline.

     

  • Great food and even better coffee!
    Jun 9, 2013
    0
    Love coming home and being greeted by the fantastic smell of Cuban coffee! Try it for yourself, you'll be back to MIA in no time :)

     

  • Wait Time
    Jun 9, 2013
    0
    Flying to Heathrow on 8:45 flight. Concourse E. what should I expect for wait time in security?

     

  • 2 hrs arrive TA and depart TC?
    Jun 9, 2013
    1
    Is it realistic to arrive on a domestic flight (with 30% lateness record) at Terminal A and catch an int'l flight (to Canada) in Terminal C - in a 2 hour window???

     

    No problem - on arrival at TA take the shuttle bus near gate A28 to TC, arriving near gate C71.

     

  • Need some info
    Jun 9, 2013
    1
    Does anyone know if a 3 hour connection is sufficient enough coming from Cancun on AA and going to Zurich on LX. Will arrive into terminal D and depart from Terminal J. Will my bags be checked through if AA tags the bag for ZRH. Some info would be great. Thanks PPW

     

    As an international arrival at MIA, you are being processed in the North Terminal's Arrivals facility, where you go through passport check, retrieve checked bags, go through customs clearance and - if transferring to another flight - re-check-in bag on level 2, from which you can then connect to your next flight. On the second level are 5 baggage claim carousels with access to the Sky Train on either side, connecting to all other gates. Your connecting terminal is the South Terminal, Concourse J (Swiss AL). 3 hrs is plenty of transfer time.

     





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