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  • I ARRIVE AT JFK BY TURKISH QAIRLINES THEN ONTO ORLANDO BY DELTA
    Oct 17, 2013
    1
    COULD YOU PLEASE BE SO KIND TO ADVISE US WHEN WE ARRIVE WITH TURKISH AIRLINES 13.25 LOCAL TIME AT JFK AND HAVE TO TAKE A CONNECTING FLIGHT ONWARDS TO ORLANDO FLORIDA DO WE HAVE ENOUGH TIME SINCE THE DELTA FLIGHT IS SCHEDUALED FOR 16.OO ? OR IS IT SUGESTED TO WAIT THERE AND TAKE THE LATER ONE WHICH DEPARTS AT 19.30 ? THANK YOU SO MUCH FOR ANY INFO PET

     

    You have plenty of time between 13:25 & 16.00 (1:25pm - 4:00pm U.S. time). You will arrive at Terminal 1 (T1) & depart from Terminal 2. On arrival, you need to go through passport check, pick up your bags, go through customs clearance, then re-check-in your bag where indicated. If you purchased both Turkish & Delta flights on one ticket, your bags will automatically be transferred. If not, you would have to take your bags after customs clearance and check them in with Delta at Terminal 2. Connecting from Terminal 1 to Terminal 2: The 'Airlines Terminals Train' (follow signs) - runs every 10-15 minutes, counter-clockwise, in the unsecured areas of the terminals - your next stop after T1 would be T8, T7, T2,, T4 & T2. On arrival at T2, you need to go through security check before proceeding to your gate.

     

  • From Terminal 8 to Terminal 4 - How long will it take us with luggage?
    Oct 14, 2013
    2
    We will be arriving from Canada at 1145h terminal 8. Our flight to Grenada departs at 1355h terminal 4. The tickets will be purchased separately. Is this ( 2hrs 10 mins ) enough time?

     

    1. If your Canadian airport does not have U.S. Customs clearance, you will need to go through passport check, pick up bags, go through customs clearance, and then take your bags to your connecting Terminal 4 (as you have separate tickets) - JFK has Terminals 1, 2, 4, 5, 7 & 8 - connected by the Airline Terminals train running counter-clockwise every few minutes in the unsecured areas of the terminal; where you will need to go check in your bag at your connecting airline counter, through through security check and on to your gate.

     

    1. If your Canadian airport does not have U.S. Customs clearance, you will need to go through passport check, pick up bags, go through customs clearance, and then take your bags to your connecting Terminal 4 (as you have separate tickets) - JFK has Terminals 1, 2, 4, 5, 7 & 8 - connected by the Airline Terminals train running counter-clockwise every few minutes in the unsecured areas of the terminal; where you will need to go check in your bag at your connecting airline counter, through through security check and on to your gate.

     

  • From Terminal 2 to Terminal 7 - How long will it take us with luggage?
    Oct 17, 2013
    2
    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.

     

    THANK YOU VERY VERY MUCH!!!! ;)

     

  • ARRIVE JETBLUE TERM-5 CONNECTING TO EMIRATES TERM-4
    Oct 11, 2013
    1
    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.

     

  • Connecting time from CDG to MCO (T4 to T2)
    Oct 2, 2013
    6
    Hello, I'm fying from CDG to MCO on next January, arriving at JFK at 13:25 (terminal4), and having a connecting flight at 15:50 (terminal2). So, Have I enough time to take my connection ? I hope the climatic conditions in January won't be difficult. May be it's better to change my connecting flight to ensure myself to arrive without any problem... Thank you, Florent

     

    You will need to go through passport control, pick up bags, go through security check and re-check-in your bag. As to JFK: Delta has a gate-to-gate bus transfer between Terminals 4 & 2.

     

    Thank you for your answer. I didn't know that there is a delta bus between t2 and t4. I thought having to take airtrain. So, do you think that 2h45 are enough for my connexion or is it better to modify my flights ? Thanks you !

     

    This is 2h25 of connexion in fact

     

    Since you will already be outside security after you go through customs, it is likely that it will be faster for you to take the Airtrain. You should have enough time with the connection you have. Any weather delay is more likely to delay the JFK-MCO flight than your CDG-JFK flight.

     

    thank you for you answers. I was anxious about my connecting time, as you say it will be enough, that is perfect. I hope the passport check will be fast, may be is there a specifc line for connexion... A last question : beyond customs and after recheck my luggage, is it possible to drop my luggage at terminal 2 or may i have to transport them until terminal 4 ? Thank you !

     

    There is no line for connections - most passengers on the flight will be connecting. Remember that you are arriving in 4 and departing from 2. There is a re-check desk right after you exit customs. You will not have to take your bags to T2 with you yourself.

     

  • T4 Delta International - T4 Delta domestic 1h38m
    Sep 30, 2013
    1
    Arriving from CDG at 1:17pm and departing to SJU 2:55pm both on Delta flights. Do we have enough time to make this?

     

    That will be difficult but it's probably doable. You'll have to hope your first flight is on-time. Delta has an evening flight to SJU most days if you miss your connection.

     

  • Delta conections
    Sep 29, 2013
    1
    I'm flying into jfk with delta in December at 16.10 terminal 4 and have a conecting flight with delta to Quebec at 18.00 terminal 2. Will I have time I'm a uk citerzen.

     

    That will be difficult. YOu will clear US immigration, claim your bags, go through customs, then re-check your bags with Delta. Then you'll have to take the AirTrain/Air Terminals Train from T4 to T2 and go back through security and to your gate.

     

  • T8 Connection
    Sep 29, 2013
    1
    Hey, I´m flying to JFK from HEL arriving at 15:50. Connecting flight to LAX from the same terminal T8 departures at 16:55. Do i have enough time to change?

     

    No, that is not enough time. You will have to go through immigration, collect your bags, go through customs and re-check them, then go back through security. That will be very difficult to do at peak time in only 65 minutes.

     

  • T5 -> T1
    Sep 28, 2013
    2
    Hello! I'm EU Citizen and i'll be returning to JFK Terminal 5 from Nassau (with Jetblue). I have a time gap of 2hrs15min to get on the Austrian Airlines flight to vienna on Terminal 1. is that enough time? do i need to go thru immigration & security again? thank you

     

    You will pre-clear US Immigration in Nassau. Jetblue and Austrian do not have an interline agreement, so you will have to claim your baggage and take it on the AirTrain/Air Terminals Train to Terminal 1. You will really have to hurry and hope your flight from Nassau is on-time. You will have to go through security again in Terminal 1 after you check your bags.

     

    Thank you very much!

     

  • connecting time of 2 h - enough
    Oct 1, 2013
    4
    we are flying to JFK from CUN, have to collect bags and re-check in for flight to Europe. is two hours enough? thank you!

     

    What airlines are you flying? Even on the same airline that will be very difficult.

     

    from CUN to JFK with aeromexico, from JFK to OSL with Norwegian

     

    I highly doubt you will have enough time for that connection - you should not have bought it. You will have to go through US immigration, claim your bags, go through customs, then take your bags upstairs and check in with Norwegian. Unless your Aeromexico flight is very early you will have a hard time doing that in enough time.

     

    thank you for your response - can you estimate how much time do we need?

     

  • T4 to T2 connection
    Sep 26, 2013
    1
    I Am flying on Virgin Atlantic into JFK Terminal 4, I land at 12:15 and need to go through immigration collect baggage, Transfer to Terminal 2 for a delta flight, and check in. My connecting flight leaves at 14:55, is this going to be enough time?

     

    You have enough time for transfer: Take your bags after customs clearance onto the 'Airline Terminals' train (follow signs), running every few minutes, but counter-clockwise: After boarding it at T4, it will stop at T3, and get you to T2, where you go to the departure level and check in your bags with Delta, go through security check and on to your gate.

     

  • Enough time for connection?
    Sep 24, 2013
    1
    Our Delta flight from CMH arrives 7:30 pm at terminal 2 gate 70. Our departing delta flight departs 8:37pm from terminal 4 gate B 36. Will we and our bags have enough time to connect?

     

    If your first flight is on-time that should be enough time. Delta runs a shuttle bus between Terminal 2 and 4 that runs inside security, so take that.

     

  • Meetup
    Sep 23, 2013
    3
    My friends are flying Air Berlin from Copenhagen via Dusseldorf landing in JFK on Tuesday. In which terminal will they be landing?

     

    Air Berlin flights operate in and out of Terminal 8.

     

    Perfect. Thanks for the quick reply. Can I meet my friends in terminal 8? I will be landing in terminal 4.

     

    Yes, you could take the AirTrain to T8 and meet them at the exit of Customs there.

     

  • Connecting to train
    Sep 22, 2013
    1
    We will be returning to JFK via El Al from Israel at 4:10 pm. How much time should we figure for customs? Need to make our train reservation in advance to Baltimore.

     

    It will take you at least 3, probably closer to 4 hours from the time you land to when you can expect to be on a train at Penn station.

     

  • where to meet a passanger inside in terminal 8
    Sep 21, 2013
    1
    I come from L A to terminal 7 , My sister comes from Argentina terminal 8 . We want to meet inside , what is the best place ??? she has to do customs , etc I don't . Please tell me the best place to meet and easy !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

     

    I think it best that you meet your sister at JFK's Terminal 8 - near the Transportation Information counters on the Arrivals level, where she will emerge after customs clearance. When you arrive at T7, look for the 'Airline Terminals Train' sign which runs counter-clockwise from T7, (to T6,5,4,3,1), and 8 (10-15 mins).

     





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