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  • Arrive T-4 then leave T-2
    May 19, 2014
    From Dubai I arrive at Ter-4, I got to connect flight to Indianapolis through Ter-2. 1. Do I need to check out at Ter-4 ? 2. How do I proceed to Ter-2 and how much time it takes. regards, Didar


    There is no "check out". Once you clear customs in T4, you will have to take the AirTrain/Air Terminals Train from T4 to T2, then check your bags with Delta, get your Delta boarding pass, and then go through security and to your gate. It will take a minimum of 60 minutes between when your emirates flight arrives to when you are at your gate in T2, likely closer to 90 minutes.


    Thanks a lot


  • Joing family members between transfer
    May 18, 2014
    HI, My family is arriving from India to T4 (air india) and I will travel with them from NYC to Pittsburgh from t2 (Delta). Can I meet them at T4 and go with them to t2?


    Yes you can. They will be outside security when they exit customs


  • Delta domestic connections within new Terminal 2 - JFK
    May 19, 2014
    Flying in from BUF into Terminal 2 at JFK by a Delta Connection and connecting to ORD on another Delta Connection at Terminal 2 - layover is 41 minutes - is this sufficient? Thanks


    You arrive at & depart from Terminal 2 (T2) which has Gates C60-C70. Plenty of time for transfer.


    Thank you


    Also, Terminal 2 is unfortunately, not new but in fact quite old.


  • From Delta to British Airways in under 60 Min?
    May 20, 2014
    We are set to arrive on Delta at 5:35 Sunday, May 19 and need to catch a 6:40 flight on British Airways. Can we make it?


    Just to clarify, JFK is a connection for us. So we would have gone through security in FLL. Just not sure about the shuttle connection or if we will need to do anything with customs. thanksk


    You will have to take the AirTrain from Terminal 2 to Terminal 7 and go through security. Will you have checked baggage? Did you purchase both tickets on the same reservation? If you have baggage and did not purchase tickets on the same reservation it is very unlikely you will make it to T7 before the bag cutoff. However, you will not have to do anything with immigration or customs.


    Thank you. We were on Jet Blue with almost three hours layover, but they cancelled our flight this morning. We had to rebook on Delta as it was the only one that got us in there with any hope. We will not have any checked bags. It sounds like Security is the biggest variable, right?


    Security shouldn't be too bad. The main risk is if your first flight is delayed. Which is common at JFK in the summer


    Thanks. I did make it, but my companion did not. Security was the problem. I was able to check in via the BA app, he was not. Therefore I was able to bypass the counter and got the short line to security via flying "preferred economy". Regular coach or having to check in at the counter would have been a "no-go".


  • help! will I make it?
    May 17, 2014
    Hi. My work has booked me on may 20th Tuesday at 1030am delta flight from london Heathrow to Toronto but it connects at JFK arriving at I think terminal 4 and departing terminal two to Toronto. The airline is delta all the way through but my connection time is only 1hr35min which I don't think is enough time! Delta shows this connection as doable but is it really?


    As an international arrival at JFK you need to go through passport check, pick up bags & go through customs clearance & re-check-in bags where indicated (however, if you only use carry-on bag, you merely hand over your customs declaration form - saving time). Delta provides its own shuttles between the two terminals, and you won't need to go through security check again. At 10:30am it's non-rush hour & you should have enough time, even with checked bag.


    Actually, you will have to go through security as once you clear Immigration and Customs you will be outside security - I suggest taking the AirTrain/Air Terminals Train from T4 to T2 since you will already be outside security.


  • Arriving T4 from Madrid connecting to Seattle
    May 17, 2014
    I am arriving from Madrid on Delta scheduled at 1:37 (Monday) then connecting to SEA on Delta for 3:10 departure I have global traveler card and will check one bag. What is the process and will this be enough time? Any suggestions?


    On arrival at JFK you need to go through passport check, pick up your bag, go through customs clearance & re-check-in your bag where indicated. You arrive at Terminal 4 and most likely depart from there to, in case your departure to Seattle is from Terminal 2, Delta will shuttle you to its gate area. You have plenty of time!


    Both of your flights will be in Terminal 4.


  • Connection
    May 16, 2014
    Will arrive at JFK from CLT (USAirways) 3:30. Connecting with Aer Lingus flight leaving at 5:30 for Dublin. Is that enough time to change terminals and go back through security?


    You will arrive at JFK at Terminal 8; take the 'Airline Terminals Train' (follow signs) to your departing Terminal 5. The train runs counter-clockwise: your next stops will be at Terminals 1, 2, 4 & 5. At T5 you need to go through security check before proceeding to your gate. You have enough time.


  • Getting from T2 to T1 on a Saturday
    May 16, 2014
    How long should it take to get from terminal 2 to Terminal 1 and clear security? Do the trains run in both directions or do we have to make the complete circle.


    At JFK, the 'Airline Terminals Train' runs counter-clockwise - making its continuous run between all terminals. T1 is your next stop where you go through security check & on to your connecting gate.


  • Enough time?
    May 14, 2014
    I'm flying from lax to algiers, Algeria and I'm making a couple stops along the way. From what I'm seeing My air France flight comes in to terminal 5 at 11:10 am, and I need to change planes and leave from terminal 2 E at 12:30. How do I do this, and please tell me if I have enough time?


    You have your terminals incorrect. Air France does not use Terminal 5 at JFK and there is no Terminal 2E. Please be more specific about your route and what airport your question is about.


    I am taking Air France flight 2757 from LAX to JFK and arrive there at 11:10 am. Then I transfer to Air France flight 9 from JFK to Paris which leaves JFK at 12:30 pm, where I transfer to Air Algerie on my way to Algeria. Will I have enough time to catch my transfer flight at JFK if I arrive at 11:10 and depart at 12:30pm?


    Air France 2757 is actually Delta flight 2262. It will arrive in Terminal 4 at JFK. Air France flight 9 will depart from Terminal 1. Your baggage will be checked all the way to Algiers by Delta in LAX and you should receive your boarding passes at least all the way to Paris. In JFK you will have to exit Terminal 4, take the AirTrain/Air Terminals Train from Terminal 4 to Terminal 1 and then go through security and to your Air France departure gate. If your first flight is on-time you should barely have enough time.


  • Connecting from T4 to T1
    May 14, 2014
    If I arrive at terminal 4 at 11:10 am (from lax), and depart from terminal 1 at 12:30 pm, will I have enough time?


    It's possible but your first flight will have to be on-time and you will have no chance if you have checked baggage as T1 means you're flying southwest and they don't transfer baggage with any other airlines. Be sure to check in for your southwest flight online before you depart on your first flight.


    Sorry, for some reason I thought you were talking about LAX. Ignore what I said about Southwest. What airlines are you flying? Did you purchase your tickets together or separately?


  • Need advice please
    May 12, 2014
    my flight from ATL arrives at JFK at 1030 am at T2. I have international flight from T4 at 1220 pm. I am also checking one bag at ATL. My question is what is the fastest way to move from T2 to T4 once I collect my checked bag from T2. I will be arriving at JFK on Delta at T2 and leaving in Etihad at T4


    You can take the AirTrain one stop between T2 and T4 since you will be outside security when you claim your bag.


  • Enough time to connect?
    May 11, 2014
    Im traveling from Chicago to NY (JFK)Delta Air Lines, arriving at 10am (T2), and then have a flight from Turkish Airlines (T1) at 12:50pm, im not gonna check in anny bags and prob do the check in online. Is it enough time?


    Yes your time is sufficient. On arrival, take the 'Airlines Terminal Train' to T1 (only 1 stop a train runs counter-clockwise.


  • Enough time to connect.
    May 11, 2014
    I'm arriving into T8 at 1.10pm from LHR and then departing from T8 to orlando at 2.35pm. Will this 1 hour and 25 mins be enough to go through immigration, customs etc. I 'll be checked in right through to orlando but believe i've got to collect bags to go through customs at jfk and then re check them. Just nervous i will run short of time to do all this! Any advice appreciated.


    As you stay at Terminal 8, your transfer time should suffice. T8 has Concourse B with gate 1-16, while near its gate 14 is access to Concourse C with gates 31-47.


    Thanks - does T8 have its own customs hall or does it share with other terminals?


    Yes, T8 has its own immigration hall.


  • Time to go from T4 to check-in counter at T8
    May 10, 2014
    Hello, I will have about 40-45 minutes to go from T2 to Air Berlin check-in counter in T8 as they do not have web check-in and will close check-in 90 minutes prior to departing time. Woul I be able to make it?


    On arrival at JFK's T2, take the frequently-running 'Airlines Terminal Train' (follow signs) from T2 to T8 - only one stop - running counter-clockwise. At T8 you need to proceed to the AB check-in counter at Departures level and on to security check & your gates. T8 has Concourse B with gate 1-16 and near its gate 14 is access to Concourse C with gates 31-47.


  • 1 Hour internation-domestic connection with no checked in luggage
    May 11, 2014
    I have exactly 1 hour between my arrival with Iberia from MAD and my departure with Delta #480 to ATL on Sunday afternoon. I will have only a carry on and no checked luggage. Assuming my first flight will not be late will it be possible to make it to the domestic Delta flight? What do I need to do exactly in order to be as fast as I can? As I purchased the two tickets separately is there a chance that Iberia or Delta staff will assist me in being on time in an immigration/security fast track or something of the sort? If my first flight is late and I miss the second flight will Iberia and/or Delta put me on the next flight to ATL with no additional charge? Thanks


    As you do not have to go through customs clearance at JFK, all you need to do after passport check at Terminal 7, take the frequently-running 'Airlines Terminal Train' from T7 to T2 - running counter-clockwise). However, at T2 you need to go through security check before proceeding to your connecting gate. You have enough time.


    Thanks! I was not totally lucky. The Iberia flight was late by 45 minutes and I missed the next flight. Although it was a separate reservation Iberia rebooked the Delta flight for me and 2 hours later I was on my way.


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