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  • From Terminal 2 to Terminal 7 - How long will it take us with luggage?
    Oct 17, 2013
    Hello , i would like to ask how long it will take us from terminal 2 (and wait to collect our luggage) to go to terminal 7... Because we will have 3:30 min to be in our next flight.... We will arrive from LasVegas to JFK with Delta at 14:56 and then try to catch our next Flight with Iberia airlines at Terminal 7...the flights are not connected.. IS it possible? we are just 2 persons..Thnx


    Yes you have enough transfer time. (If Your tickets were separately purchased you would need to claim your bags on arrival at T2 and re-check them in at Iberia's T7.) In any case, on arrival at T2 take the 'Airline Terminals' train running continuously between terminals, but counter-clockwise (your next stops would be T1, T8, & T7 - you can take bags onto the train). At T7 (gates 1-12) you need to go through security check before proceeding to your gate.




  • nervous help please
    Oct 13, 2013
    Hi, I am traveling to Dallas from Chicago. I land from the UK at terminal 5 and I only have 1 hour 40 mins to change terminal. Both flights are with AA so will I need to collect lugage? Also will I have enough time to get through passport control and to the next terminal. Very stressed about this. Any help would be appreciated please.


    No need to be stressed at this time of the year: You land at the International Terminal 5 (T5) where you will 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; then proceed up one level to the Airport Transit System (ATS) station and take the ATS train, which runs every few minutes, to your connecting terminal T3, where you need to go through security check before proceeding to your connecting gate. Look at overhead screens to find your flight and gate number. T3 has Concourses G, H, K & L with corresponding gates: Concourse G has gates G1A-G21, (gates G13-G17 are on lower level); Concourse H has gates H1-H18; Concourse K has gates K1-K20; and Concourse L has gates L1-L10 (including gate L2A/B) .


  • Baggage transfer
    Oct 13, 2013
    Hi Flying into DFW from Dubai on Emirates then on to St Louis with AA. Have a 3 hour connection time. I realise I clear customs in terminal D and have to collect my bags but what I am not sure of, is there a baggage recheck in at customs terminal D for AA or do I have to lug my bags all the way to terminal A for check in. I don't exactly travel light and I am in my own. First time connecting through DFW. I just can't seem to find this info anywhere.


    1. If you booked both flights on one ticket, your bags are being transferred automatically after customs clearance & re-check. 2. If booked separately, you would have to take your bags to your connecting Terminal A and check them in with AA (as Emirates & AA do not belong to the same airline alliance - you could use Skycap assistance in this case). 3. To connect from TD to TA, take the free Skylink train (inside the post-security areas) starting at TD's gates D2, D20, D25 & D34, and connecting to the TA Skylink stations between gates A13-16 & A29-34.


  • Terminal F to C
    Oct 13, 2013
    Hi I arriving at terminal F from Miami , and have a connection at Terminal B for Montreal connection of 45minutes ...all flight with Us Airways...I read some terrible review and now im freaking out that I will miss my connection i dont have custom to past only in Montreal ...is the transfert between terminal F and C is easy ?? and will i have time to make my connection or no ???


    You are not clear At PHL you arrive at TF and need to connect to TC or TB? US Airways uses all three terminals. Free large shuttle buses, operated by US Airways , make the following connections at post-security areas, where they run fromTerminal F (gate F14) only to either gates C16 or A1; your transfer time will suffice.


  • question about where Southwest/Air Tran and Liat airlines are located
    Oct 13, 2013
    How do I find out where these 2 airlines (Southwest and Liat) board? How can I find a map of the interior of SJU with where the various airlines are located? Thanks in advance, lrj


    While SJU has gate areas A - E - some airlines refer to gate areas as concourses, & others to terminals. Liat (LI) is listed as T-B, while Southwest (WN) lists T-B & C25-5 & 29 today. On Arrival look at overhead screens and find your LI flight and gate number. Terminal/Concourse B has gates 32-41; Terminal/Concourse C has gates 20-29. If you need to transfer, simply follow signs.


    thank you so much. i'll only have 1 hour & 40 minutes from when WN lands to get to LI's check in desk and then through security and then board...that's why i'm trying to find out how far apart these airlines are. per your commentary, i think i'll only do carryons.


  • Baggage turnaround
    Oct 12, 2013
    We are flying into Dulles gate C19 from Orlando with United Airlines enroute to London Heathrow with United Airlines from Gate C12 how will our luggage be handled. Do we need to collect it and re-check it for the London flight. We have 50 minutes to complete the transfer?


    Only international arrivals at U.S. need to go through customs clearance /re-check-in bags. As you use the same airline for both flights, your bags will automatically be transferred.


  • Enough time to connect to an international flight?
    Oct 19, 2013
    My sister is flying back to Germany on Saturday, January 3, 2014. The first leg of her trip originates at SFO (United 400) and arrives at IAD at 4:40pm, on the D Concourse if I'm not mistaken. She then has 1 hr 10 minutes to make it to the B-Concourse to catch her connecting flight to FRA (Germany) via Lufthansa flight 419 at 5:50pm. Will she be able to catch her flight?? If I understand correctly she can go through the "Domestic Arrivals", so no need to go through security again, which would save time..?


    While United uses Midfield Concourses A/B, & C/D, Lufthansa only uses Concourse B (B gates). She should be able to make the transfer within 70 mins. I suggest you open www.ifly.com/iad, then click on 'Terminal Map' under 'QUICK LINKS', and scroll down to the detailed text, paying attention to the transfer options at 'Getting Around'.


    Check your sisters return flight details ..I am also booked on flight LH419 on the 3rd January 2014, but the 3rd leaves on a Friday....not a Saturday as you mentioned, but arrives in Germany on Saturday 4th..... wouldn't want your sister turning up on the wrong day.


  • Transfer C to E
    Oct 17, 2013
    Hi, I am arriving on JetBlue Term C and transferring to Term E for BA internationsl flight. JetBlue say my luggage will be checked through all the way, so do I just walk from Term C to Term E (2 minutes)? Thanks.


    Terminals C & E are next to each other; however, the moving walkways connecting them are in the non-secured area - meaning you would have to go through security check at TE. TE has one 12-lane consolidated checkpoint (right behind the JetBlue ticket counter) for United, JetBlue and Cape Air gates. The gate area has to the left gates C11-20; to the right are two gateways to gates C25-36 and to C40-42.


    Thanks, so how long should I allow for the connection?


  • Alaska airlines connecting to icelandair
    Oct 11, 2013
    Hi - I am flying from ANC to seattle on Alaska airlines and then from seattle to Reykjavik on Icelandair. My layover time is 1 hour 15 minutes. I booked through kayak so the tickets were bought together. Will I have enough time to make my connection? What is the distance between the concourses/terminals. I have one checked bag.


    While Alaska uses Concourses C & D & Satellite N (C, D & N gates), Iceland Air uses Satellite South (S gates). As your transfer depends on which gate you arrive from Alaska, I suggest you open www.ifly.com/sea then click on 'Terminal Map' under 'QUICK LINKS', and scroll down to the detailed text - paying attention to 'Getting Around". Your transfer time should suffice.


    Oct 11, 2013
    I am flying MCO to JFK on Jetblue on 10-25 arriving terminal 5 at 9:30AM and leave on Emirates in terminal 4 to Dubai at 11:20AM. Do I have to get my bags and go through security again due to changing terminals? I have never been to JFK. Thanks for any information you can give.


    1. If you booked both legs of your journey on one ticket, your bags should be transferred automatically. To get from T5 to T4 you will need to take the Airline Terminals Train to next stop (T4) by following its sign. However, the train runs in the unsecured areas of the terminals & you need to go through separate security check at T4 for either A or B gates before proceeding to your gate.


  • Terminal 2E (AF to Delta US flight)
    Oct 11, 2013
    Flying into Paris from Aberdeen (AF)- transferring within 2E for a Delta flight to Detroit (British National). Do I just follow the flight connections signs to the departure gate? I believe there's 3- K; L; M. Anyone know what the likely arrival and departure gates will be? (AF- Delta). Cheers.


    On arrival at Terminal 2E (T2E) find your flight number and gate on the overhead screen. (Level 2 of T2E has two security checkpoint for either K or L & M satellite gates. Straight on it will lead to Gates K21-K54; while the shuttle train will take you to either of the separate satellite buildings of Concourse L (gates L21-53) or Concourse M (gates M21-50)


    Cheers !! Heard CDG was a bit of a nightmare, so thought i'd check.


  • Gates terminal 1 vs terminal 2
    Oct 10, 2013
    Arrive from Boston and get connecting flight to Florence on Aliitalia. Flight to Florence is listed to depart from terminal 1 at gate c06.Can this be right, I thought all flights from terminal 1 were B gates.


    Boston does not have a Terminal B - Alitalia uses Terminal E (Gates E2a through E8b are straight ahead, while gates E1a through E1e are at the lower right side). I suggest you open www.ifly.com/bos then click on 'Terminal Map' under 'QUICK LINKS', and scroll down to the detailed text.


    Gate C06 is in Terminal 2 at Boarding Area C (Terminal 2 serves Schengen & non-Schengen domestic flights).


  • Hi, help please
    Oct 10, 2013
    Hi, I am arriving at gate C 16 tomorrow from BDL at 1233 I depart for ORF at F 34, boarding time 130 so that gives me roughly 40 minutes to take the shuttle, USAir says no problem, guy at the airport was laughing at me. Help, please.


    The USAir shuttle bus departs AT C16, arriving at Terminal F at gate F14, signs will guide you to departing gate F34. If no airline arrival delay, you should be able to make your connection easily.


  • What is the quickest and easiest way to go between terminals?
    Oct 12, 2013
    My elderly parents are flying SAS airlines from Copenhagen to Chicago 1st of Nov, flight number SK0943, then have to catch the AA flight to Dallas, flight number AA2357. Their arrival is at 9:05 PM, departure 11:20 PM. The transfer time is short and they are very concerned if they can make it. Which terminal they will have to got to and what is the quickest way to travel between the terminals? Are there any tips they should know to make the transfer quicker and easier?


    Your parents would arrive at Terminal 5, where would need to go through passport check, retrieve checked bags, go through customs clearance and - if transferring to another flight - re-check-in bag*; then proceed up one level to the Airport Transit System (ATS) station and take the ATS train, which runs every few minutes, to their connecting terminal, where they will need to go through security check before proceeding to their connecting gate. *However, as SAS & AA do not belong to the same Airline Alliance, they need to contact SAS as to whether SAS will transfer their bags - if not - they would have to take their bags after customs clearance and re-check them in at Terminal 3's AA check-in counter. They have plenty of time for transfer. Terminal 3 has Concourses G, H, K & L with corresponding gates (i.e., gate G13).


    I'm so sorry, wrote the wrong time: they arrive to ORD from CPH at 7:10 PM, leave from ORD to DFW at 9:05 PM. It's 1hr 55 min, is that enough to get through immigration and then reach another terminal? Thank you for the answer!


    To expedite their transfer consider reserving wheelchair or golf-cart shuttle service 1494for them. This will move them more quickly and offer assistance with the baggage. An added advantage is that they may be dropped off at the front of the line and allowed to bypass that wait. Call SAS directly to make the arrangements.


    I do not know why those numbers (1494) are appearing in my post. j did not type them and they have nothing to do with my message.


  • DL to AF connection
    Oct 9, 2013
    arriving DL terminal 5, 17Oct, connecting to DL/AF flight out of Term 2. tickets issued separately, but was told to ask for baggage to be checked to destination(Papeete). we have several hours between flts not concerned with time. will we do international check in when we get to term2?


    Looks like your DL/AF flight is a code-share flight - meaning that your bags would be automatically transferred from Delta to Air France - do check. If in doubt, pick up your bags on arrival at T5 & take them onto the bus: To get to T2, you need in any case exit the terminal and take the LAX bus Route A (on lower arrival level island in front of each terminal, under sign 'LAX shuttle airline connection'), which runs every 12-15 mins. Your next stops are Terminals 6, 7, 8, 1 & 2 - a trip of less than 15 mins. At T2 (if needed, you will re-check-in your bag with AF) and thereafter go through security check before proceeding to your departing gate.


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