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I arrive at JFK T4 at 1.30pm from an international flight and need to transfer to T2 for a 2.55pm domestic flight both on the same virgin Atlantic/delta ticket. Is this enough time to clear immigration, customs and transfer terminals on a UK passport?

Arriving from ATH at 3:50pm on Delta. Leaving at 5:29 on Delta flight to ATL. That's 1h39m. I have Global Entry and no checked luggage. Is this doable?

Also, do I go through security when leaving T4 or when entering T2?

After you clear customs you will be outside security. You can either go through security in T4 and take the shuttle to T2 or take the AirTrain to T2 and go through security there. You should have enough time.
Many thanks. Any thoughts on which is faster? I have never been able to check in online for return international flights on Delta, and I never have TSA Precheck written on my paper tickets printed at airports outside of the US. Assuming I have to go through regular security, I'd live to know if you'd suggest T4 or T2. Or, if you have any idea how to get TSA Precheck on my ticket printed at the ATH airport, is love to know. Thanks!
i have a flight from edinburgh to jfk (aa279) that arrives in terminal 8. i then connect to flight aa199 to boston, departing from terminal 8. will i have to go through customs and recheck my baggage in jfk?
Yes, in JFK you will go through US Immigration, claim your bags, go through US Customs, re-check your bags at the re-check desk, go through security and to your departure gate.
thanks! will 2 hours and 45 minutes be enough time to do this? i imagine jfk will be very time consuming for customs/immigration
I should have said both flights are with American Airlines.
I will be arriving at JFK at 1.15pm terminal 8 from UK.
my connecting flight leaves terminal 8 at 3.14. Do I have enough time to clear customs 3rd and if not what happens then.
That is just enough time if everything goes smoothly. If you miss your connection then American will book you on their next available flight to your destination.
many thanks, I'll keep my fingers crossed that all goes well.
Hi I will be flying next month from Casablanca Morocco(CMN) to Orlando FL(MCO) through JFK. both flights are on the same reservation. first flight is with Royal air maroc and the second one is with Jetblue airlines. I have a layover in JFK of 3h45 mins. the first flight(from CMN to JFK) will arrive in Terminal 1. The second one will depart from Terminal 5. I want to know how much time needed to pass through immigartion then customs since i am a new vistor. and how to do a luggage transfer from terminal 1 to terminal 5. is it possible to drop off my bags in Terminal 1 or I have to collect my bags and then take them to Terminal 5 for Check_in.
That is enough time. Yes, since your bags will be tagged to Orlando you can drop them at the re-check desk in Terminal 1.
Hi my son is flying from Atlanta on Sunday to JFK then catching flight to London he only got hour to get his connection flight will this be enough time for him
What airlines?
Delta for both I think it lands at terminal 4 and leave same terminal
Yes, that is enough time. All he has to do is walk from his arrival gate to his departure gate.
I have a guest going to detroit on 23 Jun 2017. Jakarta - CAN - JFK by CZ and JFK - Detroit by Delta
The problem is flight CZ from Jakarta delay 2 hours and the rest connecting time as he arrived at JFK by CZ and go to Delta Air for cek in only 2 hours left. Is he has enough time to catch flight to detroit?
So he has 2 hours to connect in JFK? If both flights are on the same reservation that should be just enough time.
I fly with Delta from Moscow to Dallas with a stop at JFK. We arrive at Terminal 4 Gate B24 at 4:40 p.m. and depart from Terminal 4 Gate B53 at 6:20 p.m. Since it's the same airline, do I have to collect luggage to run it through the customs/security OR it will be delivered to the final destination at Dallas? Do we go through the customs/immigration line in Terminal 4 OR we have to leave the terminal, go through the immigration at different terminal, then collect luggage, check it in again and then go back to Terminal 4? Is 1 hour 30 minutes will be enough? 6:20 p.m. is the latest flight from JFK to Dallas this day. Thank you
You have to go through US Immigration, claim your bags, go through US Customs, re-check your bags at the re-check desk, go through security and to your departure gate. All of this happens in Terminal 4. You have just enough time if everything goes smoothly.
My wifes inbound AA flight to JFK is delayed from Charlotte due to weather. Now scheduled to arrive at 11:04 pm in terminal 8. She is scheduled to leave on a 1:00 Aeroflot flight that says departing Terminal 1 and that they close the boarding on at 12:40 (20 Minutes before flight). Aeroflot tells me if she misses the flight due to delayed inbound flight that is not Aeroflot the ticket is then lost and another needs to be purchased. Will she be able to make her connection? Or do I need to change the ticket before their midnight time limit to a later flight? What is your recommendation....