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  • Clearing customs with only carry-on
    Jan 25, 2013
    1
    I have only carry-on, but need to clear customs after arriving United in Terminal E & then a very tight connection, United, also Terminal E. Help please as to the best way to do this.

     

    On arrival at IAH, after customs, you need to go through security check and then proceed to the gate area and your connecting gate (gates E1-E11 or E12-E24 at opposite sides).

     

  • DTW Connectiions
    Jan 24, 2013
    1
    I am flying in on Delta from YOW (pre-cleared C&I) and connecting to FLL on Delta. Do I have to clear security again to make the connection?

     

    No, you don't have to go through security again. Pre-cleared flights from Canada are treated just like domestic flights.

     

  • Walking betweem Concourse B and C
    Jan 24, 2013
    2
    I have a very tight connection and need to get from B1 to C2. What's the best way to do this? Walking? Is it a tunnel? Or some other way. Thank you!

     

    The only way to do it is to walk through the tunnel connecting B&C. It has moving walkways and neat lighting. It's a 10 minute walk if you move briskly.

     

    Thanks, ZAP!

     

  • term 3 to term 1
    Jul 15, 2014
    2
    hi. how much time should i allow to get from terminal 3 to terminal 1 saturday morning?

     

    At FLL a free shuttle bus connects T3 to T1, stopping outside the lower level of each terminal entrance. Or you can walk over - T3 is in the center of the curved access road, to the left is T2 & then T1. Don't know how long it takes. At T1 you need to go through security check. Gate to gate: count on 50 mins to be safe.

     

    I land at 5:20 and next flight leaves at 6:42

     

  • Getting from Terminal F to Terminal A-We
    Jan 25, 2013
    1
    My daughter is flying alone for the first time , arriving at Terminal F from BTV and she has to get to terminal A for a US Air flight to Munich.How does she get from Terminal F to A? her baggage will be transferred, I know that much, but will she have to go through security again? Is it easy to locate the free shuttle bus that will get her over to A? Which terminal A does she go to? hank you- from an anxious Mom!

     

    There is a transfer bus in the F Terminal that will take your daughter to or near Terminal A, and the bus is very easy to find. She will not have to go through security again. Her terminal will be marked on the "Departure" screens throughout the airport, and it should not be a problem determining which to go to.

     

  • TIME GETTING FROM TERMINAL C TO TERMINAL
    Jan 24, 2013
    1
    escalator or train or what.. fastest to get from terminal c to terminal d

     

    At ATL you arrive at Concourse C & depart from Concourse D of the same terminal; take the Plane Train, which runs inside security.

     

  • Terminal 1 to Terminal 5
    Jan 23, 2013
    3
    Hi, just want to know how much time ATS take from Terminal 1 to Terminal 5.

     

    Actual time on the train is about 10 minutes, maybe less. Total time walking from exit of security in T1 and entrance to security in T5 is more like 20-25 mins.

     

    I'm taking Blue line to reach at Terminal 1 then wanted to go to Terminal 5 so I should not think about security check. Correct?

     

    If you're just going from the Blue Line then it's faster to go to the ATS station in Terminal 2 or Terminal 3 than the one in Terminal 1 in order to take the ATS to Terminal 5. (terminal 2 is a little shorter walk, little longer ride, terminal 3 is a longer walk, shorter ride, T1 is both a longer walk and longer ride than either).

     

  • shortcut fr short term parking to T1
    Jan 24, 2013
    1
    Hello Travelers - What is the shortcut to walk from the shorterm parking garage to United checkin counter in Terminal 1? Thanks for any pointer

     

    At ORD, outside Lot B is for Terminal 1.

     

  • From Bangalore (India) to Montreal
    Jan 23, 2013
    1
    My flight Air Canada (AC) - 9057 (operated by Lufthansa) arrives at 9:10 am in FRA Intnl Terminal 1 and I have a Flight - Air Canada (AC) - 875 (Lufthansa operated) departing from Terminal 1 at 13:30 hrs to Montreal next week. Please let me know how far is the commute between the gates and the route. Also is the time between flights appropriate for passport check and security.

     

    I suggest you open www.ifly.com/fra, then click on 'Terminal Map' under QUICK LINKS and scroll down to the detailed text.

     

  • Security line wait times Southwest
    Jan 23, 2013
    2
    I'm flying to Ontario via Las Vegas tomorrow at 5PM. What has Midway's security line wait times looked like lately? SWA on the 800 line suggested 2 hours, and when I flew in a few days ago, the SWA security lines were jammed. Was that an anomily or was that the face of Midway?

     

    Nasty winter weather caused many delays & cancellations.

     

    Security lines at MDW are very bad except late in the evening when they're just regular bad.

     

  • Term E to A
    Jan 23, 2013
    1
    Am arr at term e from Panama. Need to get to term A dep for Calgary

     

    On arrival at IAH head for the International Arrivals building can be accessed from both Terminal E & C, with separate US Customs. Arriving passengers go through customs & take the escalator down to Baggage Claim Level 1. From there they go through Exit Control and enter to the right the baggage recheck area, and straight out arrive at the International Arrivals Lobby, which has an escalator down to the Inter-Terminal Train to Terminals A.

     

  • Where to meet parents at Terminal 5
    Jan 23, 2013
    3
    My parents are coming in AI127 at 6:30 AM to terminal 5 with luggage. I want to meet them and take them with me to American Airlines flight in terminal 3 at 8:55 AM. 1. Please tell me is the layover time sufficient? 2. Where can I ask my parents to meet me? (fyi, they are non-english speakers). 3. After customs, can they check in their luggage with American Airlines at terminal 5? If so which floor? Any help is greatly appreciated.

     

    Yes, that is sufficient time.. Best place to meet them would probably be the exit of immigration in Terminal 5 on the lower level.

     

    Thank you very much for quick response. Can you please clarify -- After customs, can they check in their luggage with American Airlines at terminal 5? If so which floor?

     

    If their bags are already tagged to their final destination they can drop them with AA at the recheck on the lower level of T5 just after they exit immigration. If they are only tagged to ORD they will have to bring them to T3 and check them there on the ticketing level.

     

  • transfer arriving Term. 3 to Term 5
    Jan 22, 2013
    2
    arriving from Ottawa on American Airlines term 3 to term 5 - how do I get there, what is the proceedure and is 75 minutes enough time, connecting flight to Cancun on Americal Airlines

     

    Are you sure you depart from Terminal 5 - my information says American Eagle uses Terminal 3 ; American Airlines uses T3 for all domestic flights & international departures (and T5 for international arrivals). The ATS shuttle train runs every few minutes between Terminal 5, at ATS level, and domestic terminals 1, 2 & 3. Either way you have enough time. I suggest you open www.ifly.com/ord then click on 'Terminal Map' under QUICK LINKS and scroll down to the detailed text.

     

    Both of your flights will be in Terminal 3 on the outbound trip to Cancun. On the return, then you'll have to transfer from Terminal 5 to Terminal 3 using the ATS.

     

  • Terminal A to C
    Feb 1, 2013
    2
    Im am leaving out of montreal to newark on a united flight and connecting on a united airlines flight two hours later. I will pass through security and clear US customs in montreal. Do i have to re pick up my luggage in newark and re-check them in? and do I have to go through security again?

     

    On arrival at EWR, simply follow the Airtrain sign and board the train to Terminal C, where you need to go through security check before proceeding to your connecting gate. United will transfer your bags. Only international arrivals without US preclearance by participating airports need to go through immigration/customs clearance (as you will on your return).

     

    thanks alot!

     

  • 1 hr connection time - enough?
    Jan 22, 2013
    2
    We will be arriving on American Eagle flight from Madison, WI with 1 hr connection to American flight to London Heathrow. I've been tracking these flights and they both are in Terminal 3. Will we have enough time to make this flight? I'm assuming we don't have to go thru security like other international flights leaving terminal 5.

     

    American Eagle uses Terminal 3 ; American Airlines uses T3 for all domestic flights & international departures (and T5 for international arrivals). You arrive at and depart from T3. Your bags will automatically be transferred to your departing flight. On arrival follow signs to your connecting Concourse & gate: G1A-G21 or G13-G15 (on lower level); H1-H18; K1-K20 or L1-L10. Your boarding pass and the overhead screens will indicate flight & gate numbers. You have sufficient time.

     

    1 Hour is enough time to make the connection as it's a very simple one all within Terminal 3.

     





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