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We are arriving in the 7th terminal by international lines UIA, go through US immigration, pick up luggage, go through Customs. Then we are departing from 2nd terminal by domestic line Delta. Connection time is 4 houres.

- Is it enought time for all procedures, we are immigrats with DV visa?

- Can I re-check my luggage in 7th terminal, and then go to 2nd terminal by air train?
I am flying from Boston to Abu Dhabi via New York JFK. Will I need to pick up my luggage and recheck the bags at JFK again? Also, where do I clear immigration - at Boston or at JFK?
There is no US Immigration when leaving the US. If both flights are on the same reservation you won't claim your bags in JFK.
I'm coming from Abu Dhabi and will have gone through customs before hand my flight lands at 4.20 in Terminal 4 and I have to transfer to Terminal 5 for my 5.30 JetBlue flight with no checked luggage. Should I make it?
That should be enough time if the flight from Abu Dhabi is on-time. You will have to go through security again in Terminal 5.
Hi,

I am flying from AMS to ROC via JFK with Delta. My international flight from AMS to JFK arrives in Terminal 4 and my domestic flight to ROC from JFK departs from Terminal 4. Once I get off the plane at JFK, do I have to go through immigration and security again?
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, then go through security and to your departure gate.
I'm flying from Hong Kong (HGK) to Sao Paulo (GRU) with a connection in New York (JFK), same reservation, code-sharing companies. Do I need to clear my luggage at JFK and re-check them or not?
I'm flying from Hong Kong (HGK) to Sao Paulo (GRU) with a connection in New York (JFK), same reservation, code-sharing companies. Do I need to clear my luggage at JFK and re-check them or not?
Yes, you will have to go through US Immigration, claim your bags, go through US Customs, re-check your bags at the re-check desk, go to your departure terminal if it's different, then go through security and to your departure gate.
i intend to fly from Barbados to JFK on Jet Blue then from JFK to LAX on Jet Blue as well. Is a 2h 12min window enough time to make my connection from JFK to LAX?
Yes, that should be enough time if everything goes smoothly.
Hi,

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?

Thanks!
That is not realistically enough time, especially if you have checked bags.
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?

Thanks!
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!
Reprint your boarding pass at JFK and it should have Precheck printed on it. Either that or use the Delta App.
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